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Windsor Brokers Review 2022

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“Windsor Brokers is regulated by the IFSC of Belize and offers clients access to trade on more than 100+ financial CFD instruments covering Forex, Indices, Commodities, Shares, Energies and Treasuries, all through the popular MetaTrader 4 trading platform.”

Windsor Brokers was founded in 1988 and has over 33 years of experience facilitating investors’ access to the global markets. Windsor Brokers (BZ) Ltd, operates www.windsorbrokers.com and is regulated offshore by the International Financial Services Commission (IFSC of Belize) but the broker also has four other entities authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC),  the Jordan Securities Commission (JSC), the Financial Services Authority in Seychelles and the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya (CMA).

The broker provides the ability to trade on more than 100+ markets covering Forex, Indices, Commodities, Shares, Energies and Treasuries, all through the globally popular MetaTrader 4 trading platform for Windows, MAC, Web and Mobile.

Clients can choose from two account types called Prime and Zero. The Prime account offers commission-free trading with slightly larger spreads whereas the Zero account is commission-based but has lower spreads.

Overall, trading costs are competitive across both accounts and clients can further benefit through the Loyalty Programme if they trade enough volume. Islamic and demo accounts are also available. There are various funding methods available including debit/credit card, bank wire, Skrill, Neteller, WebMoney, and more.

In addition to the Loyalty Programme, clients can also benefit from a Deposit Bonus and a $30 Free Account. Market research is also vast and includes a detailed Blog with Technical Analysis articles, News and Trading Signals that are updated up to four times a day. Similarly, the educational material is high-quality, informative and is suitable for both beginner and advanced traders.

The broker offers 24/5 customer support via phone, email and live chat, and is also active across various social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Pros: Cons:
  • IFSC, CySEC and JSC regulated.
  • Commission-free trading available.
  • Technical Signals updated up to four times a day.
  • Over 33 years of experience in the global markets.
  • Active on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Belize entity is regulated offshore.

 

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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Windsor Brokers Main Features
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Regulations
CySEC (Cyprus), IFSC (Belize), FSA(SC) (Seychelles), CMA (Kenya) (Kenya), JSC ()
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Products
Currencies, Commodities, CFDs, Indices, Stocks, Bonds, Futures
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Min Deposit
$99
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Max Leverage
1:30 (CySEC), 1:500 (IFSC), 1:500 (FSA(SC)), 1:400 (CMA (Kenya)), 1:500 (JSC)
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Trading Desk Type
No dealing desk
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Trading platforms
MT4
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Risk Warning: Contracts for Difference (CFD) are complex financial instruments carrying a substantial level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors, as may result in a loss of all invested capital rapidly due to leverage. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work, your investment objectives, level of experience, risk appetite and, if necessary, seek advice from an independent financial advisor.

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Investor Protection & Regulations

“Windsor Brokers (BZ) Ltd is regulated offshore by the International Financial Services Commission (IFSC of Belize) but the broker also has four other entities authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC),  the Jordan Securities Commission (JSC), the Financial Services Authority in Seychelles and the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya (CMA).”

Windsor Brokers (BZ) Ltd is regulated offshore by the International Financial Services Commission (Belize), as shown on the regulator’s register below:

Windsor Brokers also has two entities each authorised and regulated in their own jurisdictions:

  • Seldon Investments Limited – licensed and regulated by Jordan Securities Commission (JSC).
  • Windsor Brokers Ltd – licensed and regulated by Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC).
  • Windsor Brokers (SC) Limited – regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in Seychelles.
  • Windsor Markets (Kenya) Ltd – Authorized and regulated by the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya (CMA).

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.

Tradable Products

“Windsor Brokers offers clients the ability to trade on more than 100+ financial CFD instruments covering Forex, Indices, Commodities, Shares, Energies and Treasuries.”

Windsor Brokers offers clients the ability to trade on more than 100+ financial CFD instruments covering Forex, Indices, Commodities, Shares, Energies and Treasuries. Below is a list of just some of the available markets for trading:

Forex Shares
EURUSD Apple
GBPNZD Google
AUDJPY Amazon
USDCAD Tesla
Indices Energies
AUS200 NatGas
EUR50 US Crude
GER30 HeatOil
Commodities Treasuries
Coffee EURBUND
Soybeans 10 YR US Treasury Note
Gold 2 YR US Treasury Note

* Details regarding the available assets are taken from the Windsor Brokers 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

“Windsor Brokers offers clients two main account types – a Prime and a Zero accounts as well as Demo and Islamic (swap-free) accounts.”

Windsor Brokers offers clients two main account types – a Prime and a Zero accounts as well as Demo and Islamic (swap-free) accounts. The main features of each account are summarised in the below table:

Prime Zero
Min. deposit $100 $2,500

Average Spreads

from

1 pip 0 pips
Commissions No commissions $8 commission per round turn
Leverage* Up to 1:500 Up to 1:500
Islamic (swap-free) account Yes No
Training Provided Yes No
Personal Account Manager Yes Yes

*It should be noted that the leverage amounts may differ with the broker’s CySEC regulated entity.

Windsor Brokers also offers VIP Zero an account with exclusive conditions.

Users can open a new account in just a few steps, as described below:

  1. Sign Up: Name, email, password, contact number and country of residence.
  2. Personal Information and Address: Date of birth, citizenship and contact address.
  3. Investor Information: Questions relating to employment and financial status.
  4. Trading Expectation: Expected monthly trade volume and frequency as well as purpose and nature of transactions.
  5. Trading Experience: Questions relating to previous trading experience.
  6. Verify Identity: Submit proof of identity (ID or passport) and residence address (utility bill or bank statement – not more than 3 months old).
  7. Leverage and Client Declaration: Select leverage and client declaration.
  8. Trading details: Choose currency and account type.

The client portal is shown below:

Windsor Brokers does not accept clients from the following restricted countries: the United States of America and Belize.

Deposit & Withdrawals Options

“Windsor Brokers offers clients the ability to deposit and withdraw funds using a variety of methods including debit/credit card, bank wire, Skrill, Neteller, WebMoney, and more.”

Windsor Brokers offers clients the ability to deposit and withdraw funds using a variety of methods including debit/credit card, bank wire, Skrill, Neteller, WebMoney and more. There are several additional options that are supported in certain regions. The below tables show the fees and processing times for some of the payment methods available:

Deposits Currencies Deposit Fees Withdrawal Fees Processing times
Debit/Credit Card USD 0% $/€/£ 3 Same Day Processing
Bank Wire USD, EUR, KWD Varies Varies Varies
Skrill

USD,GBP,EUR,

COP, INR

0%

1%

Min. 3 USD,EUR,GBP,COP,

INR

Same Day Processing
Neteller USD, GBP, EUR, INR From 0% $/€/£ 3 Same Day Processing
WebMoney USD 0.8% 0.8% Same Day Processing

Clients can deposit and withdraw funds through the client portal.

Web & Desktop Trading Platforms

“Windsor Brokers offers clients the ability to trade on the globally recognised MetaTrader 4 and platform for Windows, MAC and Web.”

Windsor Brokers offers clients the ability to trade on the globally recognised MetaTrader 4 and platform for Windows, MAC and Web. The platform features are highlighted below:

Windsor Brokers MetaTrader 4 Web

  • Trade on multiple asset classes.
  • Real-time quotes in Market Watch.
  • Customisable price charts.
  • No download – Cross Browser Compatibility.

Windsor Brokers MetaTrader 4 (Windows/MAC)

  • 9 timeframes
  • 30 technical indicators.
  • Expert Advisors.
  • Downloadable for MacOS.

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

Mobile Trading Platforms

“Windsor Brokers offers clients the ability to access mobile trading on the go from the MetaTrader 4 Mobile App for Android and iOS systems.”

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

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

  • 3 chart types and 9 timeframes.
  • Real-time pricing and interactive charts.
  • 30 technical indicators.
  • Full MT4 account functionality.

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

Trading Features

“Windsor Brokers does not offer any additional trading features other than what is already available through the MetaTrader 4 trading platform. However, users can take advantage of MetaTrader marketplace to download thousands of additional technical indicators, automated trading strategies and copy trading services.”

Windsor Brokers does not offer any additional trading features other than what is already available through the MetaTrader 4 trading platform. However, users can take advantage of the MetaTrader marketplace to download thousands of additional technical indicators, automated trading strategies and copy trading services.

Commissions & Spreads

“Trading costs with Windsor Brokers vary, depending on account type and the market traded. The Prime account is commission-free with slightly larger spreads whereas the Zero account is commission-based but with lower spreads.”

Trading costs with Windsor Brokers vary depending on account type and the market traded. The Prime account is commission-free with slightly larger spreads whereas the Zero account is commission-based but with lower spreads.

The below table shows the trading costs for each account type and are covered in more detail in the video review:

Prime Zero
Average Spreads from 1 pip 0 pips
Commissions No commissions $8 commission round turn

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 Wednesday.

The broker’s terms and conditions state any accounts that are inactive for longer than a period of six months will be subject to relevant charge/costs relating to the maintenance/administration of such inactive accounts. However, the exact charges/costs are not specified.

Bonus & Promotions

“As the Windsor Brokers (BZ) entity is based offshore there are various bonuses and promotions available such as a Deposit Bonus, Loyalty Programme and a $30 Free Account.”

As the Windsor Brokers (BZ) entity is based offshore there are various bonuses and promotions available such as a Deposit Bonus whereby clients who deposit a minimum of $500 are eligible for a 20% bonus. The maximum bonus that can be granted to each client is $10,000 but this bonus cannot be withdrawn or lost.

The Loyalty Programme is a point-based scheme that allows clients to earn points based on their trading volume and certain account activities. Users are categorised into a ‘Status’ depending on the number of closed lots traded each month and are awarded points, as shown below:

Status Total Closed Lots Required Points Per Round Lot
Silver 0 – 19.99 lots 0.2
Gold 20 – 499.99 lots 0.5
Platinum 500 – 4,999.99 lots 0.7
Diamond More than 5,000 lots 1

Users can then redeem these points for balance in their trading account. The point conversion value is as follows:

Total Redeemed Points Points Per Round Lot
Less than 10 0
10 to 99.99 1
100 to 999.99 1.2
1,000 to 9,999.99 1.5
10,000 and above 2

Generally, the more lots that are closed, the higher your status will be and the more points you earn for each closed lot.

Lastly, a $30 deposit bonus is available to new live account holders of Prime Accounts with a US$ currency base. Clients may only withdraw from their account if profits are equal to or higher than $30 and provided that closed lots reach 0.5 and transactions amount to 10 trades or above.

Customer Support

“Windsor Brokers offers customer support 24/5 via phone, email and live chat.”

Windsor Brokers offers customer support 24/5 via phone, email and live chat. The broker is also active across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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

Contact Information:

  • Address: 35 Barrack Road, 2nd Floor, Unit 204, Belize City, Belize.
  • Email: support@windsorbrokers.com
  • Phone: +44 3301280930
  • Social Media:
      • Facebook:
        • https://www.facebook.com/WindsorBrokers/ https://www.facebook.com/WindsorBrokersLatam https://www.facebook.com/WindsorBrokersMalay/ https://www.facebook.com/WindsorBrokersThailand/ https://www.facebook.com/WindsorBrokersVietnam/
    • Twitter

Research

“Windsor Brokers offers various forms of market research including an extensive Blog that contains Technical Outlook articles, News, Trading Ideas, Calculators and an Economic Calendar.”

Windsor Brokers offers various forms of market research including an extensive Blog that contains Technical Outlook articles, News, Trading Ideas, Calculators and an Economic Calendar. The main research available is described below:

  • Technical Outlook: Comprehensive articles covering analysis across multiple currency markets that include key support and resistance levels.
  • News: A stream of breaking news provided through the Windsor Brokers Twitter account as well as multiple articles covering important events from around the globe. The Twitter account updates news in real-time whereas the articles are posted several times a week but are more detailed.
  • Trading Ideas: Similar to Technical Outlook, however, this section focuses purely on technical analysis providing Key Levels, Comments, a Technical View as well as Near-term and Medium Term Indicators. The trading signals are updated up to four times a day.
  • Calculators: An array of financial calculators including Profit, Margin, Pip, Fibonacci, Pivots and Converter.
  • Economic Calendar: Keep up with current and future economic events and data releases.

Overall, the research quality is high and the broker also updates research-related content to their social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Trader Education

“Windsor Brokers offers a good selection of educational material including Forex Webinars, Videos, a Glossary and a collection of Ebooks.”

Windsor Brokers offers a good selection of educational material including Forex Webinars, Videos, a Glossary and a collection of Ebooks. The Forex Webinars provide in-depth courses on Technical & Fundamental Analysis, Fibonacci levels and more, but users will need to register as seats are limited and priority is given to live trading clients. All webinars can be accessed through the client portal.

The video section also contains great material covering a range of topics such as Forex Trading, Market Analysis, Trading Psychology, Trading Strategies, MT4 and more. There are a total of eight topics with 70 videos suitable for beginner and advanced traders.

Users can also access a financial glossary that includes over 150 terms related to finance and forex trading and three E-books that equip traders with the right skills and knowledge to be able to succeed in Forex trading, Stocks Trading and CFD trading.

Trading Experience

“Windsor Brokers provides a great all-around service to clients allowing them to access over 100+ markets covering Forex, Indices, Commodities, Shares, Energies and Treasuries, all through the globally popular MetaTrader 4 trading platform.”

From our observations, Windsor Brokers provides a great all-around service to clients allowing them to access over 100+ markets in Forex, Indices, Commodities, Shares, Energies and Treasuries, all of which can be accessed through the globally popular MetaTrader 4 trading platform for Windows, MAC Web and Mobile.

Clients have the option to open an Prime account that is commission-free but has slightly larger spreads or a Zero account that is commission-based but with lower spreads.

There is also great market research available that includes trading signals that are updated throughout the day and an expansive library full of educational material such as Forex Webinars, Videos, a Glossary and a collection of Ebooks, which applies to all types of traders.

FAQ

Is Windsor Brokers regulated?

Windsor Brokers (BZ) Ltd is regulated offshore by the International Financial Services Commission (IFSC of Belize) but the broker also has four other entities authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC),  the Jordan Securities Commission (JSC), the Financial Services Authority in Seychelles and the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya (CMA).

Where is Windsor Brokers based?

35 Barrack Road, 2nd Floor, Unit 204, Belize City, Belize.

How does Windsor Brokers make money?

Windsor Brokers makes money mainly through commissions, spreads and swaps on certain asset classes.

How do I deposit in Windsor Brokers account?

Funds can be deposited into a trading account via debit/credit card, bank wire, Skrill, Neteller, WebMoney and more.

What is the min. deposit for Windsor Brokers?

The minimum deposit is $100.

How do I withdraw money from Windsor Brokers?

Withdrawals can be made via debit/credit card, bank wire, Skrill, Neteller, WebMoney, and more.

What is the max leverage in Windsor Brokers?

1:500.

How do I open an account with Windsor Brokers?

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

Does Windsor Brokers use MetaTrader?

Yes, MetaTrader 4.

Conclusion

“Windsor Brokers is regulated by the IFSC of Belize and offers clients access to trade on more than 100+ financial CFD instruments covering Forex, Indices, Commodities, Shares, Energies and Treasuries, all through the popular MetaTrader 4 trading platform.”

Windsor Brokers was founded in 1988 and has over 33 years of experience facilitating investors’ access to the global markets. Windsor Brokers (BZ) Ltd, operates www.windsorbrokers.com and is regulated offshore by the International Financial Services Commission (IFSC of Belize) but the broker also has four other entities authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC),  the Jordan Securities Commission (JSC), the Financial Services Authority in Seychelles and the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya (CMA).

The broker provides the ability to trade on more than 100+ markets covering Forex, Indices, Commodities, Shares, Energies and Treasuries, all through the globally popular MetaTrader 4 trading platform for Windows, MAC, Web and Mobile.

Clients can choose from two account types called Prime and Zero. The Prime account offers commission-free trading with slightly larger spreads whereas the Zero account is commission-based but has lower spreads.

Overall, trading costs are competitive across both accounts and clients can further benefit through the Loyalty Programme if they trade enough volume. Islamic and demo accounts are also available. There are various funding methods available including debit/credit card, bank wire, Skrill, Neteller, WebMoney and more.

In addition to the Loyalty Programme, clients can also benefit from a Deposit Bonus and a $30 Free Account. Market research is also vast and includes a detailed Blog with Technical Analysis articles, News and Trading Signals that are updated up to four times a day. Similarly, the educational material is high-quality, informative and is suitable for both beginner and advanced traders.

The broker offers 24/5 customer support via phone, email and live chat, and is also active across various social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

  • Multiple regulations.
  • 100+ financial CFD instruments to trade.
  • Technical Signals updated up to four times a day.
  • Over 33 years of experience in the global markets.
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Risk Warning: Contracts for Difference (CFD) are complex financial instruments carrying a substantial level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors, as may result in a loss of all invested capital rapidly due to leverage. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work, your investment objectives, level of experience, risk appetite and, if necessary, seek advice from an independent financial advisor.

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Broker General Information
Trading Features
Other Details
Headquarters Country
Cyprus
Foundation Year
1988
Regulations
CySEC (Cyprus), IFSC (Belize), FSA(SC) (Seychelles), CMA (Kenya) (Kenya), JSC ()
Publicly Traded
No
Number Of Employees
100-200
Trading Desk Type
No dealing desk
Trading platforms
MT4
Restricted Countries
United States, Belize
Min Deposit
$99
Max Leverage
1:30 (CySEC), 1:500 (IFSC), 1:500 (FSA(SC)), 1:400 (CMA (Kenya)), 1:500 (JSC)
Deposit Options
Wire Transfer, Credit Card, Skrill, Neteller, Webmoney, AstroPay
Withdrawal Options
Wire Transfer, Credit Card, Skrill, Neteller, Webmoney, AstroPay
Fixed Spreads
No
Commission On Trades
Yes
Products
Currencies, Commodities, CFDs, Indices, Stocks, Bonds, Futures
Mini Account
Yes
Premium Account
Yes
Demo Account
Yes
Islamic Account
Yes
Segregated Account
Yes
Managed Account
No
Institutional Account
Yes
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