“There is no trader academy. Seminars and Webinars are periodically organized for traders. A glossary is available on the website.”
ADSS provides no comprehensive training on its website like other brokers do. There are no training videos, eBooks or lessons.
Webinars are scheduled on the website at least once a month. It is targeted at beginner and mid-level traders.
Seminars are periodically held at selected venues, time and with a chosen language. Seminars offer the opportunity to interact with ADSS experts, ask questions and learn.
ADSS features a Financial Glossary to help new clients understand important trading terms. The glossary is has 312 terms and their definitions.
“The brokerage service provided by ADS Securities is suitable for beginners and intermediate-level traders.”
ADSS has over 150,000 clients worldwide. The things that appeal to more experienced traders include:
The variety that traders enjoy in terms of number of trading assets. Trading platforms which are generally easy to use, and which contain enough advanced features to appeal intermediate-level traders.
ADSS has made available the OREX and MT4 platforms for its traders. OREX is more suitable for professional traders as it has tools which are quite advanced and not easily adaptable for use by beginners. For beginner and intermediate traders, the MT4 provides a suitable alternative with features and usability functions that provide a stripped down trading interface for easy comprehension and usage.
Features that appeal to the beginners are the ease of use of the mobile apps, which have attracted a score of 4/5 from reviews on Google Play, as well as the 24-hour customer support which is provided for 6 days in the week. Unfortunately there is no real education section, which of course is a must for most beginners.
In furtherance of its acceptance within the industry, the brand has won several industry standard awards for excellent performance. Some of these awards from more reputable providers are:
- 2015 Best Newcomer Awards by UK Forex Awards.
- Banker Middle East Magazine’s Products Awards for the Best Forex Trading Service in the UAE for 2013 and 2014, which points to the acceptance of the brand in the MENA region among traders.
Here are some of the “Frequently Asked Questions” about ADSS:
Where is ADSS based?
The ADSS broker firm is based in UAE, Hong Kong, UK and Singapore.
How does ADSS make money?
ADSS makes money from spreads and commissions. They are market makers meaning they take the other side of the trade so when clients lose on a trade the broker profits on it as the bank.
How do I deposit in ADSS account?
The payment options accepted are: Credit/Debit Cards like Mastercard, Visa card and the ePayment wallet; Skrill.
What is the min. deposit for ADSS?
The minimum deposit is $100 for the Classic Account.
What is the maximum leverage in ADSS?
Maximum leverage is 1:500 for all account types.
How do I open an account with ADSS?
Click the green “Create an Account” button found on the top right hand side of the website.
Does ADSS use MetaTrader?
Yes, the MT4 is available as a desktop version as well as a proprietary platform.
“ADS Securities is a multi jurisdictional regulated FX and CFD trading broker in the MENA region, and is also pulling its weight on a global scale.”
ADSS is a global broker that operates from four locations. It is a multi-jurisdictional regulated brand that must comply with certain guidelines, including the stringent FCA ones. It also offers an investor compensation scheme for deposit protection.
ADSS owns the OREX trading platform which is easy to use and yet powerful enough to assist the trader with technical analysis, order management and mobile trading.
The education section provided is limited to a few articles, seminars and webinars. Refer a friend promo is available and a trader can win up to $5,000.