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Best Forex Brokers Netherlands for 2019

Steven Hatzakis

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Trading forex (currencies) in the Netherlands is popular among residents. While recommended, forex brokers are not required to become authorised by the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) to accept residents of the Netherlands as customers.

The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets is the financial regulatory body in the Netherlands. Website: https://www.afm.nl. We recommend that residents of the Netherlands follow the AFM on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AutoriteitFM.

AFM

The AFM was established in 2002 and is responsible for covering all financial products, including savings, investments, loans, insurance, and accounting. For a historical breakdown, here's a link to the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets webpage on Wikipedia.

Best Forex Brokers Netherlands

To find the best forex broker in the Netherlands, we created a list of all brokers that list the Netherlands as a country they accept new customers from. We then ranked brokers by their Trust Score Ranking.

Here is our list of the best forex brokers in the Netherlands.

Netherlands Forex Brokers Comparison

Forex BrokerAccepts NL ResidentsAverage Spread EUR/USD - StandardMinimum Initial DepositTrust ScoreOverallVisit Site
IGYes0.750£250.0099 4.5 Stars Visit Site
SwissquoteYesN/A€500.0099 4 Stars N/A
Saxo BankYes0.900$2,000.0098 4.5 Stars N/A
Plus500Yes0.600€10093 3 Stars N/A
FOREX.comYes0.770$250.0091 4 Stars Visit Site
City IndexYes0.770 £100.0091 4 Stars N/A
XTBYes0.900$250.0090 4 Stars N/A
Markets.comYes1.900$10090 3.5 Stars N/A
eToroYes3.00$20088 4 Stars N/A
easyMarketsYes1.800$100.0081 4 Stars N/A
PepperstoneYes1.160$200.0079 3.5 Stars N/A
LCGYes1.450$0.0079 4 Stars N/A
DarwinexYesN/A$50079 3.5 Stars N/A
XM GroupYes1.600$5-10078 3.5 Stars N/A
ThinkMarketsYesN/A$250.0077 3.5 Stars N/A
Vantage FX Yes1.400$10074 3.5 Stars N/A
IC MarketsYes1.100$20072 4 Stars N/A
AlpariYes0.92$100.0069 3.5 Stars N/A
ForexTimeYes0.80$10069 3.5 Stars N/A
UFXYes3.00$10068 3.5 Stars N/A
iTraderYes0.700$25068 3 Stars N/A
InstaforexYesN/A$166 3 Stars N/A
FX ChoiceYesN/A$10054 2.5 Stars N/A

How to Verify AFM Authorisation

To verify the authorisation of a broker, enter the name of the broker in the financial registrar on the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets website.

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Steven Hatzakis

About the author: Steven Hatzakis Steven Hatzakis is the Global Director of Research for ForexBrokers.com. Steven previously served as an Editor for Finance Magnates, where he authored over 1,000 published articles about the online finance industry. Steven is an active fintech and crypto industry researcher and advises blockchain companies at the board level. Over the past 20 years, Steven has held numerous positions within the international forex markets, from writing to consulting to serving as a registered commodity futures representative.


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