• Minimum Deposit

    • 0-50
  • Leverage

    • 3000:1
  • Regulation

    • FSCA
    • IFSC
    • ASIC
    • CySec

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Overview

A Quick Look at FBS

Website: https://fbs.com/

FBS is an international brand present in over 100 countries. Independent companies united by the FBS brand are devoted to its clients and offer them opportunities to trade Margin FX and CFD's. The company offers a full line of assets and trade types along with copy trading. Clients can connect with a variety of MT platforms, including MT4, MT5, MT Mobile Trader, and FBS Trader app. The company charges no commissions on trades and the spreads are relatively tight compared to other brokers. Spreads can be as low as -1 to 0.1 pips depending on the account type, asset traded, and market conditions. This broker's most attractive feature may be the leverage: clients can trade some assets with up to 1:3000 leverage. FBS is an official principal partner of Leicester City.

Introduction

FBS is an online FX marketplace with global operations. FBS is presented and regulated in several regions by several licensed entities:

  • FBS Inc.; Registration No. 74825; Address: Ajeltake Road, Ajeltake Island, Majuro, Marshall Islands MH96960
  • FBS Markets Inc.; Registration No. 119717; Address: 2118, Guava Street, Belize Belama Phase 1, Belize
  • Tradestone Ltd.; Registration No. HE 353534; Address: 89, Vasileos Georgiou Street, 1st Floor, Office 101, Potamos Germasogeias, 4048 Limassol, Cyprus
  • Intelligent Financial Markets Pty Ltd.; ACN 155 185 014; Address: Suite 409, 350 George St, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

This review is primarily focused on FBS Markets Inc., regulated by IFSC and FSCA.

Regulations & Licenses

FBS is regulated by several financial bodies:

  • FBS Markets Inc. IFSC, license IFSC/000102/310
  • FSCA (South Africa), license 50885
  • CySEC (the EU and UK.), license 331/17
  • FCA temporary permit 808276
  • ASIC (Australia), license ASIC 426359

Account types

FBS offers clients five types of accounts to choose from. No matter how you like to trade online, FBS has an account for you. Three of the accounts are commission-free, all of them allow EAs, have no requotes, and 24/7 support.

  • Standard Account – For experienced FX traders. Spreads start as low as 0.5 pips, the initial deposit minimum is $100, and leverage is available up to 1:3000. The commission is $0.
  • Cents Account – For newer traders or traders who want to trade micro lots. Spreads start at 1 pip, leverage is up to 1:1000, and the minimum deposit is $1 (one US dollar). The commission is $0.
  • Micro Account – Ideal for smaller traders, fixed spreads start at 3 pips, leverage is up to 1:3000. The commission is $0.
  • Zero Spread Account – For those who want instant execution of trades. The minimum deposit amount is $500 and leverage is up to 1:3000. The commission starts from $20.
  • ECN Account – For an experienced trader that wants access to deep market liquidity. The minimum deposit is $1000, spreads are floating by market conditions, leverage is up to 1:500. The commission is $6 per lot.
  • Crypto Account – For those traders who want to try the world’s newest asset class of cryptocurrencies. The minimum deposit is $1 and leverage is up to 1:5. The commission is 0.05% for opening and 0.05% for closing positions.

Fees, Costs & Spreads

  • No commission on trades.
  • Spreads as low as -1 pip, depending on account type and market conditions.

Deposits & Withdrawals

FBS clients can make deposits with six major payment processors and many local money exchangers. Deposits by credit card, Neteller, Skrill, and Bitwallet have no fees. Deposits by SticPay and Perfect Money come with a small fee, usually no more than 2.5%.

Withdrawals are processed within 48 hours, usually within the first hour, but may take 5 to 7 days to appear in client accounts, depending on the method. Fees vary by type. Credit Card withdrawals pay only $1 while other methods pay a percent that runs from 0.5% to 3.0%.

Trading Platforms

FBS accounts are compatible with all forms of the MT trading platform, including MT4 and MT5 for desktop and mobile, and the MetaTrader web-based trader. FBS also offers its own mobile trading platform – FBS Trader app.

  • Copy Trading - FBS supports copy trading through the FBS CopyTrade app. Investors can follow Traders and Traders can earn money from their Investors. Traders earn a fixed 5% of their Investors profits. Only MT4 accounts can be copied via the FBS CopyTrade app.

Assets Available

  • FX – FBS clients can trade 28 major and minor pairs and another 9 exotic pairs.
  • Precious Metals – FBS has contracts on four metals, including palladium and platinum.
  • Commodities – Clients can trade CFDs on Brent Crude and WTI, plus the CFDs paired up with USD.
  • Indices – FBS clients can trade many indices, including DAX, NASDAQ 100, and S&P 500.
  • Stocks – Clients of FBS can trade over 60 U.S.-listed blue-chip stocks.

Order Types

FBS clients enjoy a wide range of order types, including market, limits, stop-losses, trailing stops, and one-cancels-the-other orders.

Notifications and Alerts

Clients can use MT4 and MT5 to set a variety of conditional alerts to trigger a visual or auditory alert.

Risk Management Tools

Risk management tools include trading calculators, limit orders, stop-losses/trailing stops, and negative-balance protection. In the case a trade or group of trades causes a client’s account to go negative, all trades will be canceled, and there will be no margin calls.

Trading Tools and Analysis

  • Market Analytics – Analytics include a daily market update, forex related news, and FOREX TV.
  • Trader Tools – Tools include an economic calendar, currency converters, and forex trade calculators.

Education and Training

  • Forex Guidebook – An extensive guide for forex traders of beginner, elementary, intermediate, and experienced levels.
  • Forex eBooks – A library of hundreds of eBooks on FX trading free for clients to download.
  • Tips for Traders – A blog with daily tricks and tips for traders.
  • Webinars – FBS hosts webinars on a weekly and monthly basis covering a wide range of FX-related topics.
  • Videos – A library with over 40 videos on topics ranging from "How to trade" to "How to use FBS broker".
  • Seminars – FBS hosts seminars weekly and monthly where traders can learn about the platform and trading FX.

Customer Support

Customer support is available 24/7 through live chat and call-back. Call-backs typically happen within one hour.

FBS Promotions and Bonuses

FBS is a market leader when it comes to promotions. The company offers a wide variety of promotions, including contests, loyalty programs, and bonuses.

  • Level Up - This bonus gives free $70 on your web FBS Personal Area account and doubles this amount in FBS Personal Area app. Traders need to do is to open a Level Up Bonus account, confirm their email, connect your Facebook page, and, of course, start trading. Bonus can be activated via one Facebook account only once.
  • Loyalty Program – Clients earn points with their trading volume. Points can be redeemed for prizes, including iPhones, MacBooks and even a car.
  • Cashback – Clients can choose a Cash Back option and receive up to $15 back per lot traded.

Partners and B2B

FBS broker offers an attractive affiliate program for partners. The program is a triple tier, so introducing partners can earn commissions on their own traffic and the traffic of partners they bring to the program. The program boasts customized marketing tools, fixed commissions, and a bonus program.

  • Customized marketing tools.
  • Standardized commissions. Commissions are $10 per lot on most assets. ECN accounts earn $3 per lot. Micro accounts can earn up to $40 per lot, depending on the asset traded.

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