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Capixal Review 2021

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Capixal Main Features
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Regulations
CySEC (Cyprus)
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Supported Languages
English, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Dutch, Italian
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Products
Currencies, Commodities, CFDs, Indices, Stocks, Crypto
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Min Deposit
$249
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Max Leverage
1:500 (CySEC)
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Trading Desk Type
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.

Capixal Full Review

“Capixal operates as a brand name of IFC Investments Cyprus Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Commission Exchange (CySEC). The broker offers clients access to trade on more than 350+ financial instruments across Forex, Indices, Commodities, Shares and Cryptocurrencies all through the broker’s WebTrader platform and the MetaTrader 4 platform.”

Capixal was founded in 2021 and operates as a brand name of IFC Investments Cyprus Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Commission Exchange (CySEC), and as such provides segregated client funds and a negative balance protection policy.

Clients can trade on more than 350+ financial instruments covering Forex, Indices, Commodities, Shares and Cryptocurrencies all through the broker’s WebTrader platform and the globally recognised MetaTrader 4 platform.

There are three account types – Silver, Gold, and Platinum as well as a demo and Islamic accounts. Typically, the more premium accounts come with lower trading costs through smaller spreads and swap fees but also come with additional features such as a Virtual Private Server (VPS) and News Alerts.

Retail Clients are offered maximum leverage of 1:30 whereas professional clients can have a maximum of 1:500. Trading is also completely commission-free and there are no deposit or withdrawal fees. The broker does charge high overnight swap fees and there is also an inactivity account fee after 60 days of no trading activity.

Capixal also offers a good selection of research and educational material. Clients can access research through Signal Centre which includes trading signals on Forex and Index Markets. There is also a good selection of trading videos, eBooks, courses and tutorials for clients to go through to aid their trading. The broker does offer multilingual customer support 9 hours a day, 5 days a week by email, phone and live chat.

Pros: Cons:
  • Commission-free trading
  • 350+ markets to trade on
  • Good research and education material
  • MetaTrader 4 platform available
  • High overnight swap fees but 50% 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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Review Sections

Capixal Video Review

Investor Protection & Regulations

“Capixal operates as a brand name of IFC Investments Cyprus Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Commission Exchange (CySEC).”

Capixal operates as a brand name of IFC Investments Cyprus Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Commission Exchange (CySEC), as shown on the regulator’s register below:

Capixal provides further security of client funds by following the below regulatory requirements:

  • Holding client funds in segregated accounts from company funds.
  • Providing a negative balance protection policy.

Tradable Products

“Capixal offers clients the ability to trade on more than 350+ markets covering Forex, Indices, Commodities, Shares and Cryptocurrencies.”

Capixal offers clients the ability to trade on more than 350+ markets covering Forex, Indices, Commodities, Shares and Cryptocurrencies. Below is a list of just some of the available markets for trading:

Forex Indices Shares
EURUSD ASX Apple
GBPUSD DOW Facebook
USDCAD NSDQ Visa
EURJPY DAX30 Zoom
GBPAUD Commodities Cryptocurrency
NZDUSD Gold Bitcoin
AUDUSD Silver Ethereum
EURGBP WTI Litecoin

* Details regarding the available assets are taken from the Capixal website and trading platform and are correct at the time of this review. You can find a more detailed list here.

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

Account Opening

“Capixal offers three main account types called Silver, Gold and Platinum as well as a demo and Islamic trading account.”

Capixal offers three main account types called Silver, Gold and Platinum as well as demo and Islamic trading accounts. The main features of each account are shown in the table below:

Silver Gold Platinum
Spreads from 3 pips 2.5 pips 2 pips
Leverage

Retail: Up to 1:30

Professional: Up to 1:500

Retail: Up to 1:30

Professional: Up to 1:500

Retail: Up to 1:30

Professional: Up to 1:500

Fifth Decimal Yes Yes Yes
Hedging Yes Yes Yes
Swap Discounts None 25% 50%
Additional Features Dedicated customer support Silver plus:

  • Webinars and videos
  • Dedicated Account Manager
Silver and Gold plus:

  • News Alert
  • Free VPS

The minimum required to open an account is $250 (or equivalent base account currency).

Users can open a new account in just a few steps after clicking the ‘Open Account’ button on the broker’s homepage. The application process is described below:

  1. Register with name, email, phone and password.
  2. Fill in address and date of birth details.
  3. Fill out a questionnaire regarding employment status, personal finances and trading knowledge and experience.
  4. Upload proof of identity (passport or driving licence) and proof of residence (utility bill or bank statement – not more than 3 months old).

The client portal is shown below:

Capixal does not accept clients from the USA and some other regions.

Deposit & Withdrawals Options

“Capixal offers a variety of fee-free deposit and withdrawal methods including Debit/Credit Card, Bank Transfers and e-Wallets such as PayPal, Neteller, Skrill and Webmoney.”

Capixal offers a variety of fee-free deposit and withdrawal methods including Debit/Credit Card, Bank Transfers and e-Wallets such as PayPal, Neteller, Skrill and Webmoney. As per the broker’s declaration of deposit, deposits are usually processed in a period of no longer than 7 days and withdrawals are processed within 1 business day.

Clients can fund their accounts once logged into the client portal by clicking on “Payments” followed by “Deposits” or “Withdrawals”.

Web & Desktop Trading Platforms

“Capixal offers clients the ability to trade through its Webtrader platform and the globally popular MetaTrader 4 platform.”

Capixal offers clients the ability to trade through its Webtrader platform and the globally popular MetaTrader 4 platform. The platforms features are highlighted below:

Capixal WebTrader

  • Access 350+ markets
  • 60+ analytical instruments
  • Real-time rate streaming
  • Customisable price alerts
  • One-Click trading

Capixal MetaTrader 4

  • Fully customisable
  • 9 timeframes
  • 20+ analytical instruments
  • Advanced charting
  • Over 30 built-in indicators

A screenshot of the Capixal MetaTrader 4 platform is shown below and is covered in more detail in the video review.

Mobile Trading Platforms

“Capixal offers clients the ability to access mobile trading on the go from the MetaTrader 4 mobile trading app for Android and iOS systems.”

Capixal offers clients the ability to access mobile trading on the go from the MetaTrader 4 mobile trading app for both Android and iOS systems. The app download links can be found in the Google PlayStore or Apple AppStore.

The MetaTrader 4 mobile trading app provides a range of different features including:

  • Trade and manage your account on the go
  • 3 chart types
  • 9 timeframes
  • Charting and live trading

The MetaTrader 4 mobile trading app is covered in more detail in the video review.

Trading Features

“Clients with Gold and Silver accounts can access a Virtual Private Server (VPS) for low latency and extra fast execution speeds. Additionally, all clients can access the MetaTrader marketplace to access thousands of additional trading tools and strategies.”

Clients with Gold and Silver accounts can access a Virtual Private Server (VPS) for low latency and extra fast execution speeds. Additionally, all clients can access the MetaTrader marketplace to access thousands of additional trading tools and strategies.

Commissions & Spreads

“Trading is commission-free with Capixal but spread and swap costs vary between account types and instruments being traded. There are also high overnight swap fees with 50% discounts available and an inactivity account fee.”

Trading is commission-free with Capixal but spread and swap costs vary between account types and instruments being traded. The spreads for popular products such as EUR/USD average:

  • Silver: from 3 pips
  • Gold: from 2.5 pips
  • Platinum: from 2 pips

For Non-Islamic accounts, overnight funding or ‘swap’ fees are charged on positions that remain open overnight (22:00) GMT. If positions are being held over the weekend a three-day ‘swap’ charge will be charged on Wednesdays.

It should be noted that the broker does charge high overnight swap fees even on popular instruments such as EURUSD and GBPUSD. However, as Gold and Platinum accounts benefit from swap discounts the fees are slightly lower:

  • Silver: 48.40
  • Gold: 36.30
  • Platinum: 24.20

In the event no trading activity takes place for at least 60 days, inactivity/dormant account fees will be applied to the account. A breakdown is shown below:

Inactivity Period Monthly Trading Account Inactivity Fee
Over 61 Days An Inactivity Fee of 160 EUR or the equivalent amount in the client’s currency as per the exchange rate that day, will be imposed for over 61 days of inactivity, retroactive for the whole dormant/inactive period
Over 181 Days An Inactivity Fee of 200 EUR or the equivalent amount in the client’s currency as per the exchange rate that day, will be imposed for over 181 days of inactivity
Over 271 Days An Inactivity Fee of 500 EUR or the equivalent amount in the client’s currency as per the exchange rate that day, will be imposed for over 271 days of inactivity

Bonus & Promotions

“In accordance with regulatory restrictions, Capixal does not offer any bonuses or promotions.’’

In accordance with regulatory restrictions, Capixal does not offer any bonuses or promotions.

Customer Support

“Capixal offers multilingual customer support 9 hours a day, 5 days a week through email, phone and live chat.”

Capixal offers multilingual (English, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, Polish, Swedish) customer support, 9 hours a day, 5 days a week through email, phone and live chat. There is also a contact form available on the ‘Contact Us’ page.

Common questions regarding Account, Trading or the Verification Process are also pre-set and have answers detailed within the live chat function, as shown below:

After logging into the live chat over several different days, there were no responses from customer support.

Contact Information:

Address:

Arch. Makariou III, 242. P.Lordos centre, block A, 2nd floor, Office 203, Limassol, Cyprus.

Email:

support@capixal.com

Phone:

+44 8000318277

Social Media:

Research

“Capixal offers a range of market research including News, an Economic Calendar and a Reporting Season Calendar. Additionally, clients can access Signal Centre which includes trading signals on Forex and Index markets.”

The Capixal offers a range of market research including News, an Economic Calendar and a Reporting Season Calendar. Additionally, clients can access Signal Centre which includes trading signals on Forex and Index markets. A summary is given below:

  • News: Latest news including daily market reviews on European, Asian and US markets.
  • Economic Calendar: Covers current and future economic events.
  • Reporting Season Calendar: Helps to keep track of upcoming events for US stocks.
  • Signal Centre: Includes trading signals generated for forex and index markets.

All research services can be accessed through the education section of the broker’s website; however, users will need to register with their name, contact number and email to access Signal Centre.

Trader Education

“Capixal offers a variety of educational resources including Trading Articles, E-books, Video Tutorials and Courses.”

Capixal offers a variety of educational resources including Trading Articles, E-books, Video Tutorials and Courses. A description of each is given below:

  • Trading Articles: Covers a range of topics including “Trading is an Art Form” and “Chance and Risk” and more.
  • E-books: Multiple books on trading strategies, psychology, capital management and more.
  • Tutorials: Video tutorials on MetaTrader 4 for PC and mobile.
  • Courses: Video courses on global economics and capital markets as well as introductory videos on social trading.

The educational material is of high quality and is suitable for beginner and advanced traders, as shown below:

Trading Experience

“Capixal offers a range of commission-free trading accounts that allow clients to trade on over 350+ markets. Silver and Platinum clients can also benefit from much lower trading costs, a dedicated account manager and access to a VPS.”

Overall, Capixal offers a good service to clients who would like to access a broad spectrum of markets and asset classes.

With over 350+ financial instruments accessible through the WebTrader platform and the globally recognised MetaTrader 4 platform, clients will have a great range of tools and resources available to help their trading. However, the overnight swap fees can be high for those who trade using longer-term strategies.

The education section is also packed with valuable content which can be beneficial to both beginner and advanced traders.

FAQ

Is Capixal regulated?

Capixal operates as a brand name of IFC Investments Cyprus Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Commission Exchange (CySEC).

Where is Capixal based?

Arch. Makariou III, 242. P.Lordos centre, block A, 2nd floor, Office 203, Limassol, Cyprus.

How does Capixal make money?

Capixal makes money mainly through spreads and swaps on certain asset classes.

How do I deposit in Capixal account?

Funds can be deposited via Debit/Credit Card, Bank Transfers and e-Wallets such as PayPal, Nettler, Skrill and Webmoney.

What is the min. deposit for Capixal?

The minimum deposit is $250 (or equivalent base account currency).

How do I withdraw money from Capixal?

Withdrawals can be made via Debit/Credit Card, Bank Transfers and e-Wallets such as PayPal, Nettler, Skrill and Webmoney.

What is the max leverage in Capixal?

Retail clients are offered leverage up to 1:30 whereas professional clients are offered leverage up to 1:500.

How do I open an account with Capixal?

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

Does Capixal use MetaTrader?

Yes, MetaTrader 4.

Conclusion

“Capixal operates as a brand name of IFC Investments Cyprus Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Commission Exchange (CySEC). The broker offers clients access to trade on more than 350+ financial instruments across Forex, Indices, Commodities, Shares and Cryptocurrencies all through the broker’s WebTrader platform and the MetaTrader 4 platform.”

Capixal was founded in 2021 and operates as a brand name of IFC Investments Cyprus Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Commission Exchange (CySEC). The focus of this review is the services offered on www.capixal.com.

Clients can trade on more than 350+ financial instruments covering Forex, Indices, Commodities, Shares and Cryptocurrencies all through the broker’s WebTrader platform and the globally recognised MetaTrader 4 platform.

There are three account types – Silver, Gold, and Platinum as well as a demo and Islamic accounts. Typically, the more premium accounts come with lower trading costs through smaller spreads and swap fees but also come with additional features such as a Virtual Private Server (VPS) and News Alerts.

Retail Clients are offered maximum leverage of 1:30 whereas professional clients can have a maximum of 1:500. Trading is also completely commission-free and there are no deposit or withdrawal fees. The broker does charge high overnight swap fees and there is also an inactivity account fee after 60 days of no trading activity.

Capixal also offers a good selection of research and educational material. Clients can access research through Signal Centre which includes trading signals on Forex and Index Markets. There is also a good selection of trading videos, eBooks, courses and tutorials for clients to go through to aid their trading. The broker does offer multilingual customer support 9 hours a day, 5 days a week by email, phone and live chat.

  • Commission-free trading.
  • Dedicated Account Manager for all clients.
  • 350+ Markets.
  • Offers MetaTrader 4 platform.

 

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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
2021
Regulations
CySEC (Cyprus)
Publicly Traded
No
Number Of Employees
50-100
Trading Desk Type
STP
Trading platforms
MT4
Restricted Countries
United States
Supported Languages
English, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Dutch, Italian
Min Deposit
$249
Max Leverage
1:500 (CySEC)
Deposit Options
Wire Transfer, Credit Card, PayPal, Skrill, Neteller, Webmoney
Withdrawal Options
Wire Transfer, Credit Card, PayPal, Skrill, Neteller, Webmoney
Cryptocurrencies
Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum Classic, coindash, Bitcoin, Cardano, Dogecoin, NEO, Litecoin, Zcash, Ripple, Monero, Stellar, TRON, EOS, Ethereum, IOTA
Fixed Spreads
No
Commission On Trades
No
Products
Currencies, Commodities, CFDs, Indices, Stocks, Crypto
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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