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Equiti Review 2021

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Equiti Main Features
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Regulations
FCA (United Kingdom), FSC (Mauritius), FSA(SC) (Seychelles), SCA (UAE) (United Arab Emirates), CBA (Armenia) (Armenia), CMA (Kenya) (Kenya)
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Products
Currencies, Commodities, CFDs, Indices, Stocks, Futures
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Min Deposit
$500
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Max Leverage
1:500 (FCA), 1:500 (FSC), 1:500 (FSA(SC)), 1:500 (SCA (UAE)), 1:500 (CBA (Armenia)), 1:500 (CMA (Kenya))
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Trading Desk Type
ECN, No dealing desk, STP
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Trading platforms
MT4
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Our products can result in losses that exceed deposits. The value of your contract can fall as well as rise, which could result in receiving back less than you originally deposited. Please ensure you understand the risks and be sure to manage your risk exposure effectively. Equiti does not provide any investment advice. Services displayed on this website are provided by Equiti Group Limited Jordan & Equiti Capital UK Limited

Equiti Full Review

“Equiti offers the ability to trade on more than 300 financial CFD instruments covering Shares (UK, EU, US), Forex, Indices and Commodities from the globally-recognised MetaTrader 4 trading platform and the broker’s own Equiti EQTrader Web platform.”

Equiti Group Limited Jordan is authorised and regulated by the Jordan Securities Commission and offers segregated accounts where client funds are held with top-tier banks.

Equiti Group Limited offers the availability to trade on 66 currency pairs, 6 precious metals, 37 CFD instruments, 150 Shares+ from UK, EU and US, as well as Forex, Indices and Commodities. The Maximum leverage for both the executive and premiere accounts are up to 1:500.

The Executive account offers commission-free trading with spreads from 1.6 pips. The Premiere account offers spreads from 0.2 pips with 70 USD commission per 1 million of FX units traded. Users can trade from the globally-recognised MetaTrader 4 platform or the Equiti EQTrader Web platform.

Users can access an impressive range of trader research and educational resources which includes articles, videos, courses and webinars covering a wide range of different topics. Users can also access customer support 24 hours a day, 6 days a week via live chat, email and phone.

Pros: Cons:
  • Regulated by: FCA (UK), JSC (Jordan), FSA (Seychelles), SCA (UAE), CBA (Armenia), CMA (Kenya)
  • ECN, No dealing desk, and STP.
  • Commission-free trading available on certain products.
  • Can trade on MetaTrader 4.
  • 24/6 customer support.
  • Not available for USA residents.

 

About the Author

Jitan Solanki
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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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Equiti Video Review

Investor Protection & Regulations

“The Equiti Group has entities authorised and regulated by the Jordan Securities Commission and UK Financial Conduct Authority.”

The Equiti Group holds licences and authorisation from various regulators. These include:

  • Equiti Group Limited Jordan authorised and regulated by the Jordan Securities Commission of the Kingdom of Jordan.
  • Equiti Capital UK Limited authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority.

All of these regulations and authorisations can be viewed on the relevant regulator’s register, as confirmed on the FCA register below for Equiti Capital UK Limited.

Client money is held in segregated accounts with top tier-one banks with trading liquidity coming from the world’s largest banks and liquidity providers.

Tradable Products

“Equiti offers the ability to trade on More than 300 financial products: 66 currency pairs, 6 precious metals, 37 CFD instruments, 150 Shares+.”

Equiti offers clients the ability to trade on More than 300 financial products: 66 currency pairs6 precious metals37 CFD instruments, 150 Shares+

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

Forex Stocks Indices
EURUSD Barclays Japan 225
AUDUSD HSBC Germany 30
GBPJPY Lloyds US Tech 100
EURCHF Airbus China A50
HKDJPY BMW India 50
GBPSGD L’Oreal Metals
AUDNZD Adobe XAGUSD
CADCHF Apple XPTUSD
USDRUB Exxon XAUEUR
USDTRY Wal-Mart XAUTRY

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

Trading costs such as spreads, commissions and overnight funding (swap) rates vary depending on the instrument being traded and account type opened. A detailed review of the trading costs with Equiti can be found further down this review.

Account Opening

“Equiti offers a very simple account opening process for its two main accounts called Executive and Premiere, offering ECN market execution. The broker also provides access to a demo trading account.”

Equiti provides access to two main account types with some of the differences outlined below:

Executive Account Premiere Account
Min.Deposit $500 $20,000
Markets 66 Forex, 6 Metals, 37 CFDs, 150+ Shares 66 Forex, 6 Metals, 37 CFDs, 150+ Shares
Commission Zero 70 USD per 1 million on FX
Spreads From 1.6 pips From 0.2 pips
Swap-free available Yes Yes
Leverage 1:500 FX, 1:200 CFDs, 1:20 Stocks 1:500 FX, 1:200 CFDs, 1:20 Stocks
Order Execution ECN ECN
Platform MetaTrader 4 MetaTrader 4
Currency USD, EUR, GBP, AED USD, EUR, GBP, AED

Opening an account with Equiti is a simple process. After clicking the Open Account button on the broker’s website, users are redirected to fill out contact details, personal details and trading experience. The personal details section requires information regarding employment, income, savings and source of wealth.

Once this has been filled out and the terms and conditions are accepted, users are redirected to the Equiti Client Portal area to upload proof of identity and proof of address documents. From this area, users can access trading accounts, deposits, withdrawals and more.

Deposit & Withdrawals options

“Payment options with Equiti include bank wire transfer, debit/credit card, Neteller or Skrill. Deposits are fee-free, while some withdrawals are fee-based.”

Equiti provides clients with the ability to deposit funds commission-free through bank wire transfer, debit/credit card, Neteller or Skrill. No fees for deposits are charged by Equiti. However, there is a minimum deposit.*

Users can also withdraw funds via the same methods but some methods incur withdrawal fees while other methods do not.

  • Bank wire withdrawal:
    • 3-5 working days.
    • Minimum withdrawal 50 USD/ EUR/ GBP.
    • Withdrawal fee 30 USD/ EUR/ GBP.
  • Debit/credit cards:
    • 5 to 14 working days.
    • Minimum withdrawal 30 USD/ EUR/ GBP.
    • Zero withdrawal fee.
  • Neteller/Skrill:
    • 1 working day.
    • Minimum withdrawal 30 USD/ EUR/ GBP.
    • 1% to 30 USD maximum fee per transaction.

*Min Deposit: from $500 under JSC, and $5 under CMA for Executive Accounts.

Web & Desktop Trading Platforms

“Equiti offers the ability to trade on the globally-recognised MetaTrader 4 trading platform and the Equiti EQTrader Web platform.”

Equiti offers a wide variety of different trading platforms suitable for both beginner and advanced traders to trade on multiple asset classes.

Equiti MetaTrader 4

The Equiti MetaTrader 4 trading platform is available for desktop download and offers a variety of features including:

  • Access to multiple asset classes.
  • Algorithmic trading with Expert Advisors.
  • Research and analysis tools inbuilt.
  • 3 chart types and multiple timeframes available.

Equiti EQTrader Web platform

The Equiti EQTrader Web platform is available via web browser and offers a variety of features including:

  • No download required
  • Access to multiple asset classes.
  • Inbuilt technical indicators.
  • Inbuilt risk management tools.
  • 6 chart types and multiple timeframes available.

A screenshot of the Equiti EQTrader Web platform is shown below and is covered in more detail in the video review.

Mobile Trading Platforms

“Equiti offers the ability to trade on the go via the MetaTrader 4 mobile trading app.”

Equiti offers the ability to trade on the move via mobile using the MetaTrader 4 mobile trading app which is available for Android and iOS devices. The apps can be downloaded via the broker’s website, from the client portal area or through the relevant Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

The Equiti MetaTrader 4 mobile trading app provides several different features, including:

  • Account management from one place
  • Access to over 300 financial CFD instruments
  • Real-time prices and quotes
  • Multiple order functionality
  • Access to charts and indicators for technical analysis

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

Trading Features

“Traders can access additional trading features through the MetaTrader Marketplace directly from the trading platform.”

Traders can access additional trading features through the MetaTrader Marketplace. This includes access to custom-made indicators, ready to use algorithmic trading robots and access to signal services for copy trading. All of this can be found directly from the MetaTrader 4 trading platform for desktop.

Commissions & Spreads

“Trading costs with Equiti vary depending on the market being traded and the account type opened.”

Trading costs with Equiti vary depending on the market being traded and account type opened.

Executive Account Premiere Account
Spreads From 1.6 pips From 0.2 pips
Commission FX Zero 70 USD per 1 million on FX
Commission Metals Zero 7 USD per 1 standard lot, round turn
Commission Indices Zero
Commission US Stocks Zero
Commission EU/UK Stocks 0.16%

Fortunately, the broker also provides more detailed information regarding costs in Products section, as the example shows below:

Equiti Forex Trading

Bonus & Promotions

“There are currently no bonus or promotions available from Equiti.”

Customer Support

“Equiti offers customer support 24 hours a day, 6 days a week from Sunday to Friday via Live Chat, Email and Phone.”

Equiti offers customer support 24 hours a day, 6 days a week from Sunday to Friday via Live Chat, Email and Phone, in multiple languages.

After testing the Live Chat function, we were greeted by an agent within seconds who answered our question promptly, as shown below:

  • Live Chat (link can be found on the website)
  • Address: Second Floor, Jouba Complex, Suleiman Al Nabulsi St 32, Al-Abdali Boulevard, Amman.
  • Phone: +962 6 550 8305
  • Email: support@equiti.com
  • Social:

Research

“Equiti offers trader research in the form of a Blog, Newsroom and Economic Calendar on its website, as well as a Technical Newsletter, Research Terminal and Market News in the client portal area.”

Equiti offers trader research in the form of a Blog, Newsroom and Economic Calendar on its website, as well as a Technical Newsletter, Research Terminal and Market News in the client portal area. The Research Terminal is particularly unique with access to sentiment indicators, market alerts, news and a calendar all from one place, as shown below:

Trader Education

“Equiti offers an Academy section on its website with access to guides, workshops, videos, webinars and more.”

Equiti offers a large range of educational resources and includes written guides, live workshops and webinars, videos, infographics, a glossary section and more. The topics cover a wide spectrum of trading and includes strategies, trading tools and a beginner and advanced course, as shown below:

Trading Experience

“Equiti offers a simple, yet transparent offering to trade on more than 300 financial CFD instruments covering a wide range of markets from the MetaTrader 4 trading platform and its own Equiti EQTrader Web platform.”

From our observations, Equiti provides a simple, yet transparent offering suitable for both beginner and advanced traders. Users can access a wide variety of different trading accounts for ECN trading and commission-free trading on more than 300 financial CFD instruments covering Forex, Indices, Metals, Energies and Stocks from the US, EU and UK.

Users can trade from the globally-recognised MetaTrader 4 trading platform for desktop and mobile, as well as the broker’s own Equiti EQTrader Web platform which is fast and simple to use. Furthermore, the broker offers a wide selection of research and education tools as well as good customer support 24/6.

FAQ

Is Equiti regulated?

Yes, by the JSC and FCA.

Where is Equiti based?

Equiti is registered at Second Floor, Jouba Complex, Suleiman Al Nabulsi St 32, Al-Abdali Boulevard, Amman.

How does Equiti make money?

Equiti makes money through spreads, swaps and commissions on certain tradable asset classes and trading accounts.

How do I deposit in Equiti account?

Funds can be deposited into a trading account via bank wire transfer, debit/credit card, Neteller or Skrill.

What is the min. deposit for Equiti?

The Min Deposit is from $500 under JSC, and $5 under CMA for Executive Accounts.

How do I withdraw money from Equiti?

Withdrawals can be made from Equiti via bank wire transfer, debit/credit card, Neteller or Skrill.

What is the max leverage in Equiti?

The maximum leverage offered by Equiti is 1: 500.

How do I open an account with Equiti?

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

Does Equiti use MetaTrader?

Yes, MetaTrader 4.

Conclusion

“Equiti offers the ability to trade on more than 300 financial CFD instruments covering Shares (UK, EU, US), Forex, Indices and Commodities from the globally-recognised MetaTrader 4 trading platform and the broker’s own Equiti EQTrader Web platform.”

Equiti Group Limited Jordan is authorised and regulated by the Jordan Securities Commission and offers segregated accounts where client funds are held with top-tier banks.

Equiti Group Limited offers the availability to trade on 66 currency pairs, 6 precious metals, 37 CFD instruments, 150 Shares+ from UK, EU and US, as well as Forex, Indices and Commodities. The Maximum leverage for both the executive and premiere accounts are up to 1:500.

The Executive account offers commission-free trading with spreads from 1.6 pips. The Premiere account offers spreads from 0.2 pips with 70 USD commission per 1 million of FX units traded. Users can trade from the globally-recognised MetaTrader 4 platform or the Equiti EQTrader Web platform.

Users can access an impressive range of trader research and educational resources which includes articles, videos, courses and webinars covering a wide range of different topics. Users can also access customer support 24 hours a day, 6 days a week via live chat, email and phone.

  • Commission-free trading available.
  • ECN Trading available.
  • Can trade on more than 300 CFD instruments.
  • MetaTrader 4 available.
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Our products can result in losses that exceed deposits. The value of your contract can fall as well as rise, which could result in receiving back less than you originally deposited. Please ensure you understand the risks and be sure to manage your risk exposure effectively. Equiti does not provide any investment advice. Services displayed on this website are provided by Equiti Group Limited Jordan & Equiti Capital UK Limited

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Broker General Information
Trading Features
Other Details
Headquarters Country
Jordan
Foundation Year
2008
Regulations
FCA (United Kingdom), FSC (Mauritius), FSA(SC) (Seychelles), SCA (UAE) (United Arab Emirates), CBA (Armenia) (Armenia), CMA (Kenya) (Kenya)
Publicly Traded
No
Number Of Employees
200+
Trading Desk Type
ECN, No dealing desk, STP
Trading platforms
MT4
Restricted Countries
United States, Belgium, Canada, Singapore
Min Deposit
$500
Max Leverage
1:500 (FCA), 1:500 (FSC), 1:500 (FSA(SC)), 1:500 (SCA (UAE)), 1:500 (CBA (Armenia)), 1:500 (CMA (Kenya))
Deposit Options
Wire Transfer, Credit Card, Skrill, Neteller, Debit Card, Other Payment Providers
Withdrawal Options
Wire Transfer, Credit Card, Skrill, Neteller
Fixed Spreads
No
Commission On Trades
Yes
Products
Currencies, Commodities, CFDs, Indices, Stocks, Futures
Mini Account
No
Premium Account
Yes
Demo Account
Yes
Islamic Account
Yes
Segregated Account
Yes
Managed Account
No
Institutional Account
Yes
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