broker

Trade Nation Review 2022

By Updated:

Financial spread trading comes with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. You should consider whether you understand how spread trading works and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

FX Empire sticks to a strict review standards.Learn how we make money and our review methodology.

Trade Nation is a brand name for Finsa Europe Ltd, a UK based investment firm authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The broker provides the ability to trade on more than 2,500+ financial instruments across Forex, Stocks, Indices, Commodities and Bonds from its proprietary Trader Nation web trading platform, as well as the popular MetaTrader 4 platform.

Trade Nation was founded in 2020 in the United Kingdom. It is a brand name for Finsa Europe Ltd, a UK based investment firm authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The broker also has three entities located in Australia (ASIC), South Africa (FSCA) and the Bahamas (SCB), each authorised and regulated in their own jurisdictions.

The broker provides the ability to trade on more than 2,500+ financial instruments covering Forex, Stocks, Indices, Commodities and Bonds from its proprietary, feature-rich and easy to use Trader Nation web trading platform, as well as the popular MetaTrader 4 platform.

There are two account types available – Spread Trading and CFD. Both accounts come with good trading features including competitive fixed spreads, leverage up to 1:30 (in the UK and Australia) and no minimum deposit. Demo accounts are also available.

The broker offers fee-free funding methods via debit/credit card, bank transfer and Skrill. Processing times are also quick and there are no inactivity account fees. There is a Loyalty Scheme available, however, this does not apply to the UK and Australian entities.

Market research includes various news and analysis articles covering a range of topics and there are also daily trading insight videos on the broker’s YouTube channel. The education material is also comprehensive and covers beginner guides on CFD trading, spread betting, forex trading, trading signals and more. Multilingual customer support is available 24/5 via phone, email and live chat.

Pros: Cons:
  • Globally regulated (FCA, ASIC, FSCA, SCB).
  • 2,500+ financial instruments.
  • Commission-free trading available.
  • Easy to use, feature-rich web platform.
  • Fast customer support.
  • Monthly loyalty rebate available
  • Not available for US residents.

 

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.
Read More
Trade Nation Main Features
☑️
Regulations
FCA (United Kingdom), ASIC (Australia), FSCA (South Africa), SCB (Bahamas)
️🗺
Supported Languages
English, Chinese, Vietnamese
💰
Products
Currencies, Commodities, CFDs, Indices, Stocks, Bonds, Futures
💹
Max Leverage
1:200 (FCA), 1:200 (ASIC), 1:200 (FSCA), 1:200 (SCB)
🖥
Trading Desk Type
Market Maker
📊
Trading platforms
Proprietary
See More
Check if...
unknownTrade Nation accepts clients from your country:
Choose your country:

Financial spread trading comes with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. You should consider whether you understand how spread trading works and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Trade Nation Full Review

Trade Nation Video Review

Investor Protection & Regulations

Trade Nation is a brand name for Finsa Europe Ltd, a UK based investment firm authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), as well as ASIC, FSCA and SCB.

Trade Nation is a brand name for Finsa Europe Ltd, a UK based investment firm authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), as shown on the regulator’s register below:

Trade Nation also has three entities each authorised and regulated in their own jurisdictions:

  • Finsa Pty Ltd – authorised and regulated by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC).
  • Trade Nation Financial Pty Ltd – authorised and regulated by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA).
  • Trade Nation Ltd – authorised and regulated offshore by the Securities Commission of the Bahamas (SCB).

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

  • Holding Funds in a segregated account from company funds.
  • Negative balance protection policy.
  • Member of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS).

Tradable Products

Trade Nation offers clients the ability to trade on more than 2,500+ financial instruments covering Forex, Stocks, Indices, Commodities and Bonds.

Trade Nation offers clients the ability to trade on more than 2,500+ financial instruments covering Forex, Stocks, Indices, Commodities and Bonds. Below is a list of just some of the available markets for trading:

Forex Commodities Shares
EURUSD Brent Crude Netflix
GBPUSD Silver Amazon
AUDJPY WTI Oil Adidas
USDCAD Gold Microsoft
EURJPY Indices Visa
NZDUSD DAX 30 Bonds
USDJPY S&P 500 BOBL
EUR/NZD Dow Jones 30 Bund
GBP/CHF FTSE 100 UK Long Gilt

* Details regarding the available assets are taken from the Trade Nation 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 entity, account type opened, and instrument being traded and are covered further down this review.

Account Opening

Trade Nation offers Spread Trading and CFD accounts as well as a demo account.

Trade Nation offers Spread Trading and CFD accounts as well as a demo account. The account features include:

  • Fixed spreads with no hidden extra fees (Variable spreads on MT4).
  • Access to multiple markets including Forex, Stocks, Indices, Commodities and Bonds.
  • Low minimum stake size is 0.1 on shares, and 0.5 on all other markets on the Trade Nation platform.
  • Leverage up to 1:30*.
  • Spread Trading on the Trade Nation platform
  • CFD Trading on the MetaTrader 4 platform.
  • No minimum deposit.

*Due to regulatory differences, it should be noted leverage amounts may differ with the South African (FSCA) and Bahamas (SCB) entities.

Users can open a new account in just a few steps. After clicking the ‘Start Trading’ button on the broker’s homepage, users will be asked to enter the below details:

  1. Register: Enter name, email and password.
  2. Personal details: Enter country of residence, date of birth, financial and employment status.
  3. Trading Experience: Answer various trading knowledge related questions.
  4. Confirm Identity: UK clients will need to add their National Insurance number.

Once the application has been submitted the customer service team may reach out to clients for additional proof of identity and proof of residence documents.

The client portal area is shown below:

The broker does not accept clients from Afghanistan, Algeria, Belgium, Canada, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, NZ, Russia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, United States, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zimbabwe.

Deposit & Withdrawals Options

Trade Nation offers a variety of fee-free payment methods including debit/credit cards, bank transfers and Skrill.

Trade Nation offers a variety of payment methods including debit/credit cards, bank transfers and Skrill. There are no deposit or withdrawal fees but there is a minimum withdrawal amount of $50.

Further, the terms and conditions do state withdrawals are usually processed within 1 business day. Deposit processing times are not specified but they are generally immediate for debit/credit card and Skrill. Bank wire times may vary.

To deposit and withdraw funds users will need to enter the client portal area and click on ‘Payments’.

Web & Desktop Trading Platforms

Trade Nation offers clients the ability to trade on its proprietary Trader Nation Web trading platform as well as the MetaTrader 4 desktop platform.

Trade Nation offers clients the ability to trade on its proprietary Trader Nation Web trading platform as well as the MetaTrader 4 desktop platform. The platform features are highlighted below:

Trade Nation Web Platform

  • Simple and easy to use interface.
  • Smart news.
  • Interactive Graphs.
  • No download needed.

Trade Nation MetaTrader 4 Desktop

  • Variety of technical tools and indicators.
  • Multiple order types.
  • One-click trading.
  • Advanced charting capability.

A screenshot of the Trade Nation Web platform is shown below and is covered in more detail in the video review:

Mobile Trading Platforms

Trade Nation offers users the ability to access mobile trading on the go from the Trader Nation (CoreTrader) mobile trading app for Android and iOS systems.

Trade Nation offers users the ability to access mobile trading on the go from the Trader Nation mobile trading app for Android and iOS systems. The app download links can be found in the Google PlayStore or Apple AppStore.

The Trader Nation mobile trading app provides a range of different features including:

  • Trade and manage your account on the go.
  • Simple and intuitive user interface.
  • Real-time quote streaming.
  • Charting and live trading.

The mobile trading app provided by Trade Nation is covered in more detail in the video review.

Trading Features

Trade Nation does provide clients access to Signal Centre, an FCA authorised signal provider that generates trading signals for a variety of markets including indices, currencies and commodities.

Trade Nation does provide clients access to Signal Centre, an FCA authorised signal provider that generates trading signals for a variety of markets including indices, currencies and commodities.

This service scans multiple markets using various forms of technical analysis to generate buy and sell signals which users can then use to replicate.

Users can also access the MetaTrader Marketplace from the MetaTrader 4 platform which provides users with the ability to download thousands of additional technical indicators, automated trading strategies and copy trading services.

Commissions & Spreads

Trading costs vary by asset type, but spreads are fixed for complete transparency and low-cost trading.

Trading costs with Trade Nation are simple and transparent. Spreads are fixed for complete transparency (their MT4 has variable spreads). Overall, trading costs are very competitive and the below table shows the average spreads taken from a variety of markets on 21st May 2021 at 07:40 AM.

UK 100 EUR/USD Gold Bund
Spreads from 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.02

The broker does not charge any inactivity account fees.

Bonus & Promotions

Following regulatory restrictions, the UK and Australian entities do not offer any bonuses or promotions. However, there is a Loyalty Scheme available to clients registered with South Africa and Bahamas entities.

Following regulatory restrictions, the UK and Australian entities do not offer any bonuses or promotions. However, there is a Loyalty Scheme available to clients registered with South Africa and Bahamas entities.

The scheme allows clients to earn cash rebates of up to 20% each month with 1 point = $1 traded. 1,000 points are awarded to new account holders, but cash rebates can also be offered from as little as $25 up to $2,500 every month.

At the end of the calendar month, earned points will be added up and the total will be used to determine how much will be received as a rebate on the following month’s trades.

Customer Support

Trade Nation strives to offer the best customer support team in the industry, offering multilingual 24/5 customer support via phone, live chat and email.

Trade Nation strives to offer the best customer support team in the industry, offering multilingual (English, Mandarin, Vietnamese) 24/5 customer support via phone and email. There is an FAQ section that covers My Account, Why Trader Nation, Trading and Payments related questions.

After logging into the live chat, we were greeted by an agent within seconds who answered our question just as quick!

Contact Information:

  • Address: 9th Floor, 30 Crown Place, London EC2A 4ES, United Kingdom.
  • Email: support@tradenation.com
  • Phone: +44 (0) 2031805952
  • Social Media:
    • https://www.facebook.com/ItsTradeNation/
    • https://twitter.com/ItsTradeNation
    • LinkedIn
    • Youtube

Research

Trade Nation offers various news and analysis articles covering a range of topics that are posted multiple times a week. The broker’s YouTube channel is also updated daily with trading insight videos and market updates.

Trade Nation offers various news and analysis articles covering a range of topics that are posted every few days. The topics can be filtered by various categories such as Market Snapshot, Premium Content, Market Updates, Inside the Broker and more. Articles can also be selected based on trading level – beginner, intermediate and advanced.

Overall, the content is high-quality, updated regularly and there are also daily trade insight and market update videos on the broker’s YouTube channel.

Trader Education

The broker does provide numerous educational resources that include beginner guides on CFD trading, spread trading, forex trading and trading signals. There are also trading tips from professional traders in the ‘Experts Explain’ section of the broker’s website.

The broker does provide numerous educational resources that include beginner guides on CFD trading, spread trading, forex trading, trading signals. Each of these topics is covered in detail and there are also practical examples of CFD trading, spread trading, forex trading.

Further, there are trading tips from professional traders in the ‘Experts Explain’ section of the broker’s website that covers ‘How to form a Bollinger Band trading strategy’ and ‘Is trading easy? We asked a chartered accountant’.

Users who are new to trading can also check out the ‘How To Start Trading As a Beginner’ article for a breakdown of the 5 key considerations for new traders and answers to popular trading questions.

Trading Experience

Overall, Trade Nation provides a simple trading offering to clients who are looking for broad market access and low-cost trading. The broker offers fixed spreads and provides the ability to trade 2,500+ financial instruments across Forex, Stocks, Indices, Commodities and Bonds.

From our observations, Trade Nation provides the ability to trade on over 2,500+ financial instruments covering Forex, Stocks, Indices, Commodities and Bonds, all through its proprietary Trader Nation web trading platform and the MetaTrader 4 platform.

There are also two account options including a Spread Trading account and a CFD account. Spread Tradingis available on the Trade Nation platform and CFD trading is available on Meta Trader 4. Other account features also include fixed spreads that very competitive and there is also no minimum deposit.

The broker does offer multiple fee-free payment options that include debit/credit cards, bank transfers and Skrill, and withdrawals are also processed relatively quickly. The broker does also strive to provide the best and fairest customer support in the industry.

FAQ

Is Trade Nation regulated?

Trade Nation is a brand name for Finsa Europe Ltd, a UK based investment firm authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Other entities are also regulated by the ASIC, FSCA and SCB.

Where is Trade Nation based?

9th Floor, 30 Crown Place, London EC2A 4ES, United Kingdom.

How does Trade Nation make money?

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

How do I deposit in a Trade Nation account?

Funds can be deposited via debit/credit cards, bank transfers and Skrill.

What is the min. deposit for Trade Nation?

There is no minimum deposit.

How do I withdraw money from Trade Nation?

Withdrawals can be made from the client portal via debit/credit cards, bank transfers and Skrill.

What is the max leverage in Trade Nation?

The max leverage available is 1:30 but can be higher depending on jurisdiction.

How do I open an account with Trade Nation?

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

Does Trade Nation use MetaTrader?

Yes, MetaTrader 4.

Conclusion

Trade Nation is a brand name for Finsa Europe Ltd, a UK based investment firm authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The broker provides the ability to trade on more than 2,000+ financial instruments across Forex, Stocks, Indices, Commodities and Bonds from its proprietary Trader Nation web trading platform as well as the popular MetaTrader 4 platform.

Trade Nation was founded in 2020 in the United Kingdom. It is a brand name for Finsa Europe Ltd, a UK based investment firm authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The broker also has three entities located in Australia (ASIC), South Africa (FSCA) and the Bahamas (SCB), each authorised and regulated in their own jurisdictions.

The broker provides the ability to trade on more than 2,500+ financial instruments covering Forex, Stocks, Indices, Commodities and Bonds from its proprietary, feature-rich and easy to use Trader Nation web trading platform as well as the popular MetaTrader 4 platform.

There are two account types available – Spread Trading and CFD. Both accounts come with good trading features including competitive fixed spreads, leverage up to 1:30 and no minimum deposit. Demo accounts are also available.

The broker offers fee-free funding methods via debit/credit card, bank transfer and Skrill. Processing times are also quick and there are no inactivity account fees. There is a Loyalty Scheme available, however, this does not apply to the UK and Australian entities.

Market research includes various news and analysis articles covering a range of topics and there are also daily trading insight videos on the broker’s YouTube channel. The education material is also comprehensive and covers beginner guides on CFD trading, spread trading, forex trading, trading signals and more. Multilingual customer support is available 24/5 via phone, email, and live chat.

  • Global regulation (FCA, ASIC, FSCA, SCB).
  • 2,500+ financial instruments.
  • Commission-free trading available.
  • Easy to use, feature-rich web trading platform.

 

broker

Financial spread trading comes with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. You should consider whether you understand how spread trading works and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

See Trade Nation Full Information
Broker General Information
Trading Features
Other Details
Headquarters Country
United Kingdom
Foundation Year
2020
Regulations
FCA (United Kingdom), ASIC (Australia), FSCA (South Africa), SCB (Bahamas)
Publicly Traded
No
Number Of Employees
50-100
Trading Desk Type
Market Maker
Trading platforms
Proprietary
Restricted Countries
United States, Russian Federation, Belgium, North Korea, Iraq, New Zealand, Iran, Yemen, Tunisia, Vanuatu, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Algeria, Canada
Supported Languages
English, Chinese, Vietnamese
Max Leverage
1:200 (FCA), 1:200 (ASIC), 1:200 (FSCA), 1:200 (SCB)
Deposit Options
Wire Transfer, Credit Card, PayPal, Skrill, Neteller
Withdrawal Options
Wire Transfer, Credit Card, PayPal, Skrill, Neteller
Fixed Spreads
Yes
Commission On Trades
No
Products
Currencies, Commodities, CFDs, Indices, Stocks, Bonds, Futures
Mini Account
Yes
Premium Account
Yes
Demo Account
Yes
Islamic Account
No
Segregated Account
Yes
Managed Account
No
Institutional Account
No
icon

Trade With A Regulated Broker