Emirates NBD Securities vs Hantec Markets

Emirates NBD Securities vs Hantec Markets Comparison Table 2024
Emirates NBD Securities Hantec Markets
2.9

Emirates NBD Securities is #35 in our broker rankings.

3.8
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Emirates NBD is a Dubai-based broker, established in 1963. The brand services 20+ million customers in over 13 countries and is recongized as a leading financial services provider in the UAE with AED 800+ billion in assets. Retail investors can speculate on four major markets including the Abu Dubai Securities Exchange (ADX).

Hantec Markets is a UK-based multi-regulated broker offering CFDs on a range of forex pairs, stocks and indices as well as cryptocurrencies, commodities and bullion. With support for MetaTrader 4 and ZuluTrade, this broker provides good market access for traders of all experience levels, with competitive spreads from 0.2 pips.

Comment by Reviewer
"Traders who want a reliable MENA brokerage with a choice of trading platforms and backing from an established bank should check out Emirates NBD." "Hantec Markets has something for everyone, with its choice of trading platforms, good asset list, helpful educational content and automated trading compatibility."
Pros
  • The company is licensed by the Central Bank of the UAE and the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA)
  • A convenient daily trading programme can be used to automate mutual fund investments with a minimum trade value of AED 8
  • Transparent pricing model with commission fees by exchange outlined plus a useful commission calculator
  • THARAA' loyalty program with tiered membership status and rewards for every completed transaction
  • A good choice of trading platforms with mobile app compatibility, plus telephone order execution
  • Customer support is available 24/7 via phone, email or online chat bot
  • Leveraged trading options available
  • Good range of instruments with diverse asset classes, 1800+ stocks symbols and more
  • Good reputation and strong regulatory oversight from the FCA
  • Excellent offering of extra features and educational resources
  • Leverage up to 1:1000 for international clients
  • ZuluTrade copy trading platform
  • Tight spreads from 0.2 pips
  • FIX API
Cons
  • Trading focused on the MENA region with limited global exposure
  • An Emirates NBD banking account is needed to deposit and withdraw
  • A AED 3000 minimum must be maintained across bank accounts
  • Slim investment offering with no forex trading
  • Mobile app navigation trails the best brokers
  • There is no demo account for new clients
  • There is limited education for beginners
  • Slow sign up process
  • No VPS service offered
  • No spread betting for UK traders
Awards
  • Nasdaq Dubai's Retail Broker of the Month Award for April 202
  • Nasdaq Dubai's Retail Broker of the Month Award for February 2022
  • Nasdaq Dubai's Retail Broker of the Month Award for December 2021
  • 5-Stars DFM Brokers Excellence Rating certification for the year 2020
  • Nasdaq Dubai's Retail Broker of the Month Award for June 2020
  • Nasdaq Dubai's Retail Broker of the Month Award for April 2019
  • Nasdaq Dubai's Retail Broker of the Month Award for February 2018
  • Most Transparent Global Broker - Global Forex Awards 2021
  • Most Trusted Broker (Africa) - Global Forex Awards 2021
Instruments
Stocks Forex, CFDs, indices, commodities, stocks, bullion
Demo Account
No Yes
Minimum Deposit
$0 $10
Trading Platforms
  • Own
  • MT4
  • MT5
  • TradingCentral
Payment Methods
Minimum Trade
$0 0.01 Lots
Regulator
SCA FCA, ASIC, FSC, FMA, FSA, CGSE, VSFC, JSC
Margin Trading
Yes Yes
STP Account
No No
ECN Account
No No
DMA Account
Yes No
MAM Account
No No
PAMM Account
No No
LAMM Account
No No
Demat Account
No No
AI / Machine Learning
No No
Robo Advisor
No No
Negative Balance Protection
No Yes
Market Maker
No No
P2P Trading
No No
Spot Trading
Yes Yes
Mobile Apps
iOS & Android Yes
Auto Trading
Expert Advisors (EAs) on MetaTrader
Copy Trading
No Yes
Copy Trading Platform
International clients can use the ZuluTrade add-on for copy trading. This is one of the top-rated copy trading platforms with thousands of strategy providers to follow and mirror with straightforward risk management tools.
Social Trading
No Yes
VPS Hosting
No No
Tournaments
No No
Demo Competitions
No Yes
Ethical Investing
No No
Custodial Account
No No
Guaranteed Stop Loss
No No
Islamic Account
Yes Yes
Account Currencies
  • USD
  • AED
  • SAR
  • USD
  • EUR
  • GBP
  • CAD
  • AUD
  • JPY
  • CHF
  • PLN
  • AED
  • NGN
Stock Exchanges
Commodities
CFD Trading
CFD trading not offered Hantec Markets clients can access CFD trading on a very wide selection of currency pairs and stocks as well as commodities, bonds, indices and crypto assets. Spreads start from near zero and the trading platforms offered will suit trader of all experience levels. Leverage is capped at 1:30 for UK and EEA traders but rises to 1:1000 for clients of the offshore firm.
Leverage
1:500
FTSE Spread
N/A
GBPUSD Spread
0.5
Oil Spread
0.05
Stocks Spread
Variable
Forex Trading
Forex trading not offered With 300+ forex pairs, Hantec Markets has one of the widest selections on the market. Floating spreads start from 0.2 pips with ultra-fast market execution and access to the leading MT4 platform.
GBPUSD Spread
0.5
EURUSD Spread
0.2
EURGBP Spread
0.7
Assets
300
Cryptocurrency
Crypto trading not offered Hantec Markets clients can trade CFDs on a good range of cryptocurrencies, including popular tokens like Bitcoin and Ethereum and some smaller tokens such as Polkadot. The tokens are paired with various international currencies including USD, JPY and MXN as well as with gold and silver.
Spread
0.008 - 6.4 pips
Coins
  • BTC
  • BCH
  • XRP
  • LTC
  • ETH
Crypto Lending
No No
Crypto Mining
No No
Crypto Staking
No No
Auto Market Maker
No No
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