LQDFX vs Hugo’s Way

LQDFX vs Hugo's Way Comparison Table 2024
LQDFX Hugo's Way
4.5
1.5

Hugo's Way is #13 in our CFD broker rankings.

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LQDFX is a straight-through processing (STP) broker based in the Marshall Islands. The offshore trading firm offers competitive spreads from 0.0 pips, free deposits, 24/5 support and access to the hugely popular MetaTrader 4 platform. LQDFX also runs a competitive bonus program for short-term traders.

Hugo's Way is a true ECN brokerage, offering 160+ assets on the MT4 platform. Traders benefit from a low $10 minimum deposit requirement, 24/7 customer support and generous leverage up to 1:500. Hugo's Way is an unregulated broker based offshore in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Bonus Offer
100% deposit bonus up to $20,000
Comment by Reviewer
"LQDFX is best for active day traders looking for ultra-tight spreads, low fees and high leverage up to 1:1000. Forex traders will particularly appreciate the strong range of 70+ currency pairs with minimum deposits starting from $20." "After exploring the platform myself, I think Hugo's Way is going to be best for new or experienced MT4 traders who are comfortable with Bitcoin deposits and withdrawals. That said, I am hesitant about the lack of robust regulatory oversight."
Pros
  • There are multiple STP account types with fast execution speeds, plus an Islamic swap-free option and PAMM accounts
  • The broker offers the industry favorite MT4 platform and mobile app, with 30 technical indicators for chart analysis
  • The $20 minimum initial deposit is accessible for beginners, and the Micro account will serve those looking to trade in smaller volumes
  • Tight forex spreads from 0.0 are available in the raw spread account and the $3.50 per lot commissions are in line with competitors
  • Leverage is available up to 1:1000 for experienced day traders
  • I was glad to see the MT4 platform with flexible desktop, web and mobile access, plus an unlimited demo account for those who want to practice strategies continuously
  • Experienced traders will appreciate the generous leverage up to 1:500 with no trading restrictions on strategies
  • I'm pleased with the low minimum deposit requirement of $10 (equivalent in BTC), which ideal for novice investors or those on a budget
  • I'm a fan of the 24/7 live chat alongside an email address and FAQ help section to help new traders get started quickly
Cons
  • There are no additional charting platforms available, such as MT5 or a proprietary solution
  • The lack of regulatory oversight is a concern, although the broker does claim to use segregated accounts and balance protection
  • It's a shame that there's no copy trading platform for beginners or experienced strategy providers
  • Market research tools and educational resources are very limited compared to top brands like IG
  • I would urge traders to be cautious since Hugo's Way is an unregulated brand, registered offshore in the Seychelles
  • I find the overall market offering is very uncompetitive compared to other brands, with only 160+ assets on offer
  • There are also no additional trading tools such as VPS or copy trading for those looking to broaden their trading experience
  • It's a shame that deposits can only be made via Bitcoin or credit/debit card with higher minimum deposit requirements for using card
Awards
  • Best ECN Broker 2017
  • Most Reliable Broker 2017
Instruments
Forex, CFDs, Stocks, Indices, Commodities, Crypto CFDs, Forex, Stocks, Cryptos, Futures, Commodities
Demo Account
Yes Yes
Minimum Deposit
$20 $10
Trading Platforms
  • MT4
  • MT4
Payment Methods
Minimum Trade
0.01 Lots 0.01 Lots
Margin Trading
Yes Yes
STP Account
Yes Yes
ECN Account
Yes Yes
DMA Account
Yes No
MAM Account
No No
PAMM Account
Yes No
LAMM Account
No Yes
Demat Account
No No
AI / Machine Learning
No No
Robo Advisor
No No
Negative Balance Protection
Yes No
Market Maker
No No
P2P Trading
No No
Spot Trading
Yes No
Mobile Apps
iOS & Android iOS & Android
Android App Rating
4.4
iOS App Rating
4.8
Auto Trading
Expert Advisors (EAs) on MetaTrader
Copy Trading
No No
Social Trading
No No
VPS Hosting
No No
Tournaments
No No
Demo Competitions
No No
Ethical Investing
Yes No
Custodial Account
No No
Guaranteed Stop Loss
No No
Inactivity Fee
$0
Islamic Account
Yes No
Account Currencies
  • USD
  • EUR
Stock Exchanges
Commodities
CFD Trading
LQDFX offers a modest collection of CFDs covering currencies, metals, stocks, indices, commodities and cryptos. The 50+ technical indicators and drawing tools pre-included in MT4 will facilitate both short-term and long-term strategies. My tests found 200+ CFDs across six asset classes such as forex, crypto and stocks with leverage up to 1:500. The broker has a low minimum deposit requirement of $10 so new and budget-conscious CFD traders can get started easily.
Leverage
1:1000 1:500
FTSE Spread
0.90 0.77
GBPUSD Spread
0.1 1.2
Oil Spread
0.05 0.87
Stocks Spread
0.05 (Apple Inc)
Forex Trading
LQDFX offers an extensive list of 70+ currency pairs, more than most alternatives. Spreads are low, coming in at 0.2 pips for EUR/GBP during peak market hours and the low/no commission models will suit beginners and high-volume forex traders. Hugo's Way offers a good selection of 50+ major, minor and crosses with leverage up to 1:500 on the MT4 terminal. I was glad to see micro lot (0.01) trading available, as well as hedging, scalping and news trading strategies.
GBPUSD Spread
0.1 1.2
EURUSD Spread
0.1 0.5
EURGBP Spread
0.5 0.4
Assets
71 55
Cryptocurrency
You can trade 16 well-known cryptos including Bitcoin, the majority paired with USD or EUR. Spreads are low, starting from 1.02 pips. You can also deposit instantly via crypto with minimum deposits from $20 and no fees. I was impressed with the 35 crypto pairs on offer 24/7 on the MT4 terminal. Some of my favorites are available including BCH/BTC, ETH/BTC and BTC/USD with leverage up to 1:100. Traders also benefit from Bitcoin deposit options, though this might feel restricting for some.
Spread
1.02 - 28.0 pips Variable
Coins
  • BTC
  • LTC
  • ETH
  • DSH
  • XRP
  • BCH
  • NEO
  • ZEC
  • XMR
  • ADA
  • BNB
  • SOL
  • LUNA
  • BTC
  • BCH
  • BIT
  • DASH
  • DOGE
  • EDO
  • EOS
  • ETH
  • QTUM
  • ETP
  • IOTA
  • USDT
  • LTC
  • NEO
  • OMG
  • ETC
  • SAN
  • TRX
  • XMR
  • IOST
  • XRP
  • ZEC
Crypto Lending
No No
Crypto Mining
No No
Crypto Staking
No No
Auto Market Maker
No No
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