Added on September 16, 2011 01:31 PM
(3.5 / 5)
Spread: fixed Min. lot: 0.01 Execution: Market Maker
Leverage: 1:200 Country: Australia Regulated by: FSC
Min. deposit: $100 Platforms: Metatrader, Custom Trading platform, Mirror Trader, ActTrader Payment methods: Bank Wire, Credit card, PayPal, Moneybookers, Liberty Reserve, Web Money, Neteller
Headquarters: Sydney

Ava Forex broker is a brokerage firm that was established in 2006 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia. Working on the principles of integrity, service and functionality, Ava Forex broker is the most preferred choice of traders in more than 160 countries of the world. It has offices in all the major financial centers i.e. Dublin, Tokyo, New York, Paris, Sydney, Milan, Frankfurt and Sydney.

It is honored to execute 2 million plus trades with the trading volume exceeding $50 billion per month. The AvaFx is regulated and licensed to operate in Australia, European Union, Japan, and British Virgin Islands. According to these regulations, AvaFx has to comply with certain rules regarding client assets, security of client funds and financial reporting. Regulation by different institutional bodies gives the traders comfort of trading with a reliable broker.

The AvaFx serves both retail and institutional traders with user-oriented trading tools. The advance interface design of its trading platform is built to serve both new and experienced traders alike. It allows traders to trade currencies, commodities and indices. By opening a trading account, the trader gets the complete brokerage package regardless of trading size.

Trading Platform


AvaFx offers multiple trading platforms so that traders can choose what exactly suits their trading style.

  • AvaTrader

AvaTrader is the proprietary trading platform offered by AvaFx.  It is a versatile platform that allows traders to configure it as per their trading style and preferences. One of its most useful features is regular streaming of prices which allows traders to place quick and easy trades. AvaTrader allows traders to open multiple worksheets and trade comfortably. The worksheets can also be saved for later reference.

The interface of AvaTrader is designed intuitively with all the major functionalities and necessary information right in front.  AvaTrader is available in two versions i.e. a downloadable version and a web-based (java) version.  Following is the main information that you will find on the main page of AvaTrader.

  • Dealing Rates
  • Dealing Rates Table
  • Open Positions
  • Orders
  • Account Information
  • Chart


  • MetaTrader 4

AvaFx offers advanced MetaTrader 4 for those who want more tools to design their trading strategy. MT4 is an all-in-one trading platform that provides all the tools and analysis information to traders so that they can successfully trade Forex, CFD and futures. With MT4, traders can analyze price patterns, make transactions and use automated trading programs to trade fast.

One of the most enticing features of MT4 is its easy-to-learn language – MQL. The language allows traders to create their trading strategies and automated trading programs. In brief, MT4 provides everything that a trader needs to carry out a successful trade.

  • Mobile Trading

AvaFx also offers mobile version of both of these trading platforms AvaTrader and MT4. Users can download these applications from Google Playstore and Apple app store for trading on the go.

Apart from AvaTrader and MetaTrader 4, AvaFx also offers auto-trading tools including

  • Currensee
  • Mirror trader
  • Zulutrade
  • API Trading

Account Types

AvaFx offers following four types of trading accounts. Each type of account requires different deposit amount. The benefits and features of every account are directly proportional to the amount of deposit. More deposit more features. For Muslim traders, AvaFx offers Islamic versions of these accounts.

  • Silver Account (minimum deposit required = $100)
  • Gold Account (minimum deposit required = $1000)
  • Platinum Account (minimum deposit required = $10,000)
  • VIP Account (minimum deposit required = $50,000)

AvaFx offers free demo account for new traders or for those who want to polish their skills without losing any money.

Assets list


AvaFx allows traders to trade following assets.

  • Fx
  • Indices
  • Stocks
  • Bonds

In addition to these, traders can also trade:

  • Soft Commodities – Coffee, Cotton #2 and Sugar #11
  • Agriculturals – Corn, Wheat and Soybean
  • Energies – The list of Energies traded by AVA includes – Crude Oil, Brent Oil, Gasoline, Heating Oil and Natural Gas.

Precious Metals – Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium

Learning Centre

AvaFx offers a comprehensive and information rich learning centre both for new and experienced traders. New traders can find basics of Forex trading and experienced traders can access more advanced tools such as market analysis, technical analysis and fundamental analysis, etc. The AvaFx website also offers a link for virtual tour of trading platform that guides users about its working.

There are many other useful tools that provide traders critical information about Forex market. Traders can also benefit from regularly updated webinars, video tutorials, EBooks, audio documentaries, user indicator editor, market review and real-time charts. All these learning tools contribute in skill improvement of all types of traders.

The website of AvaFx is also information rich and is accessible in 16 languages. The website is clean with clearly organized content. The easy and user-friendly navigation helps users in going straight to the information they are looking for.


AvaFx is award-winning broker. It is honored to have various awards in its profile. Some of its won awards are:

  • 2011 Best Broker by FxEmpire
  • 2011 Excellence Award Forex (France, Germany)
  • World Finance Foreign Exchange Awards 2011 (for best trade execution and best trading platform)
  • Best Customer support by Daily Forex
  • Best Alert System by MIDDLE EAST MONEY SUMMIT -- DUBAI 2008
  • Best Financial Derivative Trading Provider Award 2011

Customer Support

AvaFx provides excellent customer support service. For any instant query, traders can call customer support 24/5.  Both local and international numbers of their offices are available on the website. Users can also shoot an email to the customer support department and get a prompt and accurate reply. The website also features an online support centre which is just like FAQs. It contains answers to common queries and issues.

In brief you can contact customer support department via following methods:

  • Phone call
  • Email
  • Online support centre
  • Request call back
  • Mail form


All in all, AvaFx is a reliable broker as evident from its heavy regulation by the regulatory bodies. AvaFx has made every effort to make trading easy and satisfy the clients. It offers excellent tools and information rich website complimented with high level of customer service. All these tools together contribute to the success of the traders.