Compare ATFX vs HYCM


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how ATFX stacks up against HYCM!

ATFX vs HYCM
overall rating
4.4
4.3
overall pros
  • Low fees
  • Fast and easy account opening
  • Multiple deposit and withdrawal options for free
  • Low forex and CFD fees
  • Great educational content
  • User-friendly account opening
overall cons
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Slow email support
  • No fundamental data
  • Only forex and CFD products
  • Trading platforms have outdated design
  • Inactivity fee
fees
4.7
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
4.2
  • Low forex fees
  • Low CFD fees
  • Inactivity fee
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • User-friendly
  • High minimum deposit for accounts other than 'Standard'
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • A limited number of available base currencies
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Average account currency selection
web trading platform
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • Poor design
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • Poor design
mobile trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Modern design
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
  • No order confirmation
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
desktop trading platform
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Available in several languages
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
markets and products
1.5
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
2.0
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
3.5
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
  • Limited news feed
3.5
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • Economic calendar
  • Limited interactive charting
  • Very low quality newsfeed
customer service
3.8
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Great phone support
  • No 24/7 support
  • Slow communication via email
3.4
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
  • Mediocre email support
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Videos miss tags or categorization
  • Regulated by the top-tier FCA
  • High level of investor protection under FCA
  • Negative balance protection under FCA and CySEC
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • Negative balance protection
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • No investor protection outside the EU&UK
recommended for Forex and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader 4 trading platform Forex and CFD traders who prefer the MetaTrader platform
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