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101investing Review 2021

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101investing Main Features
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Regulations
CySEC (Cyprus)
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Supported Languages
English, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Italian
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Products
Crypto, Currencies, Commodities, CFDs, Indices, Stocks
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Min Deposit
$250
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Max Leverage
1:500 (CySEC)
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Trading Desk Type
No dealing desk, STP
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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. Between 74-89 % of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

101investing Full Review

“101Investing is regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission and offers commission-free trading on more than 250+ CFD instruments covering Forex, Cryptocurrencies, Commodities, Stocks and Indices on the MetaTrader 4 trading platform.”

101Investing was founded in 2020 is a brand name of FXBFI Broker Financial Invest Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) and is also a member of the Investor Compensation Fund.

Users can trade commission-free on more than 250+ CFD instruments covering Forex, Cryptocurrencies, Commodities, Stocks and Indices from four core types of trading accounts called Silver, Gold, Platinum and Pro. The broker also offers Islamic swap-free accounts and demo trading accounts.

The globally-recognised MetaTrader 4 trading platform for PC, Web and Mobile is offered to users as well as trader education resources in the form of videos, tutorials, articles and courses. An economic calendar and earnings calendar can also be found on the broker’s website.

The broker offers customer support on weekdays 07:00 – 17:00 GMT via an online contact us form, telephone and a live chat feature.

Pros: Cons:
  • CySEC regulated.
  • Commission-free trading available.
  • 250+ CFD instruments to trade on.
  • MetaTrader 4 for PC, Web and Mobile.
  • Large educational resources.
  • Limited trader research.
  • High swap fees but discounts available.

 

About the Author

Jitan Solanki
Author
Jitan is a currency trader and an accredited Market Technician with more than 15 years of experience working with fund managers and on several proprietary trading floors. He is regularly quoted in the financial media for his currency market insights and forecasts and is based in London.
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101Investing Video Review

Investor Protection & Regulations

“101Investing was founded in 2020 is a brand name of FXBFI Broker Financial Invest Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC).”

101Investing was founded in 2020 is a brand name of FXBFI Broker Financial Invest Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) as confirmed on the CySEC register below:

As such the broker is bound by European regulations which includes the segregation of client funds from their own. The broker also uses strict firewalls and SSL software to ensure the safety of all client’s transactions.

101Investing is also part of the Investor Compensation Fund (ICF) which compensates covered clients for any claims arising from the failure of a member of the ICF to fulfil its obligations.

The broker does not accept clients from the United States, Belgium, France and some other countries.

Tradable Products

“101Investing offers users the ability to trade on more than 250+ CFD instruments covering Forex, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks, Indices and Commodities.”

Below is a list of just some of the available markets for trading:

Forex Indices Commodities
AUDCAD ASX 200 Brent Crude Oil
CHFJPY DAX 30 Cocoa
EURGBP DOW 30 Gold vs US dollar
NZDCHF Stocks Cryptocurrencies
EURNOK Alibaba BTCUSD
USDJPY Sony ADAUSD
USDINR Tesla DSHEUR

* Details regarding the available assets are taken from the 101Investing website and trading platform and are correct at the time of this review.

Trading costs such as spreads and overnight funding (swap) rates vary depending on the instrument being traded and the account type chosen and are covered further down this review.

Account Opening

“101Investing offers four types of trading accounts called Silver, Gold, Platinum and Pro for retail and professional clients. They also offer Islamic swap-free accounts and the use of a demo trading account.”

101Investing offers four types of trading accounts called Silver, Gold, Platinum and Pro for retail and professional clients. Each of these accounts comes with different features and services with the main difference being the swap discounts on each of them.

The broker also offers Islamic swap-free accounts and the use of a demo trading account. The minimum deposit for each of the accounts listed above is $250 and accounts can be opened in a wide variety of different base currencies including EUR, USD, GBP, AUD and more.

The leverage available depends on the categorisation of the client – retail or professional. The maximum leverage available for retail clients is 1:30 and for professional clients, it is 1:500. All accounts offer commission-free trading with spreads and swaps payable.

Opening an account with 101Investing is a simple process. The five steps include providing Account information, Personal information, filling out a Questionnaire, providing KYC (Know Your Customer) documents and then finally depositing funds.

The broker’s KYC policy involves uploading a coloured copy of a valid passport / ID as well as a utility bill and proof of deposit. Those making deposits made via debit and credit cards will also need to send a copy of the front and back of the card.

Deposit & Withdrawals options

“101Investing offers users the ability to deposit and withdraw funds using a variety of methods including bank wire transfer, credit and debit cards, Neteller, Skrill, Inpay A/S, KoalaPays, eMerchantPay Limited and Trustly.”

The broker may charge a withdrawal fee for transactions under 100 EUR but clients are informed in advance. There may also be an inactivity fee of 50 EUR applied to any withdrawals if there is insignificant trading activity (deemed as one single position). Deposit and withdrawals can be made in the broker’s client portal area once logged in.

Web & Desktop Trading Platforms

“101Investing offers users the ability to trade on the globally-recognised MetaTrader 4 for PC and Web.”

MetaTrader 4 for Desktop and Web

This platform is available to download from the broker’s website and can also be used from your Web browser. The MetaTrader 4 platform offers a variety of features such as the ability to:

  • Access four market order execution modes.
  • Use 24 analytical objects for technical analysis.
  • View the history of your trading activity.
  • Access real-time prices on multiple asset classes.
  • Use automated trading strategies via Expert Advisors.
  • Access one-click trading features.

Below is a screenshot of the 101Investing MetaTrader 4 desktop trading platform which is covered in more detail in the video review.

Mobile Trading Platforms

“101Investing offers users the ability to trade on the MetaTrader 4 mobile trading app for Android and iOS.”

101Investing offers users the ability to trade on the MetaTrader 4 mobile trading app for Android and iOS users. These can be downloaded directly from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Download links are also provided on the broker’s website and in the client portal area.

The mobile trading apps allow for ‘on-the-go’ trading with access to a wide variety of trading tools such as the ability to:

  • Trade from anywhere.
  • Access multiple order types.
  • View 30+ analytical tools.
  • View 9 timeframes.

The mobile trading app provided by 101Investing is covered in more detail in the video review.

Trading Features

“101Investing does not offer any additional trading features beyond what is available in the MetaTrader trading platform such as Signals and the MetaTrader MarketPlace.”

Here users can access copy trading services, download customised indicators and automated trading strategies.

Commissions & Spreads

“101Investing offers commission-free trading on its four core trading accounts, across all asset classes, with just spreads and swaps payable. Swap fees are higher than the industry average but discounts are available.”

101Investing offers commission-free trading on its four core trading accounts, across all asset classes, with just spreads and swaps payable. The broker does provide some spread information and swap trading fees on its website.

For example, the table below shows spread information for some Forex pairs:

The broker also provides Swap information in the Legal Documents section of their website. A snapshot is provided below. The swap fees are higher than the industry average but discounts are available depending on the trading account opened.

Bonus & Promotions

“Due to regulatory restrictions, there are no bonus or promotional offerings advertised on the broker’s website.”

Due to regulatory restrictions, there are no bonus or promotional offerings advertised on the broker’s website.

Customer Support

“101Investing offers customer support in multiple languages (EN, ES, POR, IT, DE) weekdays, Monday to Friday, from 07:00 – 17:00 GMT. This includes a Live Chat feature, an online Contact Us form and telephone and email.’’

101Investing offers customer support in multiple languages on weekdays, Monday to Friday, 07:00 – 17:00 GMT. This is in the form of an online contact us form, email and telephone as well as a live chat feature.

After using the live chat feature we were connected to an agent promptly who are answered the question quickly, as shown below:

Contact Information:

  • Address: 13 & 15 Grigori Afxentiou str. IDE Ioannou Court, 3rd Floor, Office,301, 4003 Limassol Cyprus
  • Email: support@101investing.com
  • Phone: +357 80092740
  • Social:
    • https://www.facebook.com/101Investing/
    • https://twitter.com/101Investing_eu

Research

“101Investing provides limited trader research on its website with only an economic and earnings calendar available. However, they do provide some news updated on social media.’’

101Investing offers limited trader research tools and resources on its website. The broker does provide access to an earnings and economic calendar and on Facebook and Twitter, also provide short news updates on market movements but no analysis articles or videos.

Trader Education

“101Investing provides access to a large suite of educational resources which includes Video on Demand (VOD), eBooks, Tutorials and Courses.’’

101Investing provides access to a large suite of educational resources which includes Video on Demand (VOD), eBooks, Tutorials and Courses. These are of high quality and cover a wide variety of topics such as trading strategies, MetaTrader and trading tools.

The eBooks also cover a wide variety of topics which includes trading psychology, capital management, market analysis, beginner trading strategies and more. A sample is shown in the screenshot below:

Trading Experience

“101Investing provides a simple and transparent offering to trade commission-free on 250+ CFD instruments on Forex, Stocks, Commodities, Cryptocurrencies and Indices on the MetaTrader 4 trading platform.”

From our observations, 101Investing provides a simple and transparent trading offering. Users can trade commission-free on 250+ CFD instruments covering Forex, Stocks, Commodities, Cryptocurrencies and Indices across four main account types.

Traders are offered the ability to trade on the MetaTrader 4 trading platform for desktop, web and mobile. Both beginner and advanced traders will enjoy the large educational resources on offer. However, the swap fees are higher than the industry average, although discounts are available depending on which trading account type is opened.

FAQ

Is 101Investing regulated?

Yes, by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC).

Where is 101Investing based?

101Investing is a trading name of 101Investing Global Ltd which is based at 13 & 15 Grigori Afxentiou str. IDE Ioannou Court, 3rd Floor, Office,301, 4003 Limassol Cyprus.

How does 101Investing make money?

101Investing makes money mainly through spreads and swaps on different tradable asset classes.

How do I deposit in 101Investing account?

Funds can be deposited into a trading account via credit and debit cards, bank wire transfer, Neteller, Skrill, Trustly, Inpay A/S, KoalaPays and eMerchantPay Limited.

What is the min. deposit for 101Investing?

The minimum deposit is 250 USD.

How do I withdraw money from 101Investing?

Withdrawals can be made from 101Investing via credit and debit cards, bank wire transfer, Neteller, Skrill, Trustly, Inpay A/S, KoalaPays and eMerchantPay Limited.

What is the max leverage in 101Investing?

The maximum leverage offered by 101Investing is 1:30 for retail clients and 1:500 for professional clients.

How do I open an account with 101Investing?

An account can be opened at the click of a button on the 101Investing website and can be done in just a few steps.

Does 101Investing use MetaTrader?

Yes, MetaTrader 4.

Conclusion

“101Investing is regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission and offers commission-free trading on more than 250+ CFD instruments covering Forex, Cryptocurrencies, Commodities, Stocks and Indices on the MetaTrader 4 trading platform.”

101Investing was founded in 2020 is a brand name of FXBFI Broker Financial Invest Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) and is also a member of the Investor Compensation Fund.

Users can trade commission-free on more than 250+ CFD instruments covering Forex, Cryptocurrencies, Commodities, Stocks and Indices from four core types of trading accounts called Silver, Gold, Platinum and Pro. The broker also offers Islamic swap-free accounts and demo trading accounts.

The globally-recognised MetaTrader 4 trading platform for PC, Web and Mobile is offered to users as well as trader education resources in the form of videos, tutorials, articles and courses. An economic calendar and earnings calendar can also be found on the broker’s website.

The broker offers customer support on weekdays 07:00 – 17:00 GMT via an online contact us form, telephone and a live chat feature.

  • CySEC regulated.
  • Commission-free trading available.
  • Can trade on MetaTrader for desktop, web and mobile.
  • Large educational resources are available.

 

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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. Between 74-89 % of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

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Broker General Information
Trading Features
Other Details
Headquarters Country
Cyprus
Foundation Year
2020
Regulations
CySEC (Cyprus)
Publicly Traded
No
Number Of Employees
50-100
Trading Desk Type
No dealing desk, STP
Trading platforms
MT4
Restricted Countries
United States, Belgium, France
Supported Languages
English, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Italian
Min Deposit
$250
Max Leverage
1:500 (CySEC)
Deposit Options
Wire Transfer, Credit Card, Cryptocurrencies, Skrill, Neteller
Withdrawal Options
Wire Transfer, Credit Card, Cryptocurrencies, Skrill, Neteller
Cryptocurrencies
Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple, Ethereum
Fixed Spreads
No
Commission On Trades
No
Products
Crypto, Currencies, Commodities, CFDs, Indices, Stocks
Mini Account
No
Premium Account
Yes
Demo Account
Yes
Islamic Account
Yes
Segregated Account
Yes
Managed Account
No
Institutional Account
No
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