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Vantage Markets Review 2022

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Vantage Markets broker is recommended for forex and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader trading platforms.

Overall Summary

Vantage Markets is an Australian broker that deals in Forex, Indices, Commodities, and CFDs. It was established in 2009 and has branches in the UK, Vanuatu and the Cayman Islands.

Vantage is regulated by

  • The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC),
  • The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) 
  • The Vanuatu Financial Services Commission (VFSC) and
  • Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA)

On December 2, 2019. Vantage, announced their rebranding to reflect the company’s evolution into an all-encompassing, global financial services provider. They rebranded from Vantage FX to Vantage.


Due to its many regulations Vantage Markets is considered to be an average-risk broker, notwithstanding it’s important you check and understand the safety of your funds before opening a live account.

Vantage's Main Features
Inactivity fee
Minimum depsoit
Withdrawal fee
Demo account
Products Offered
CFD, FOREX, Crypto
Deposit with bank card
Deposit with electronic card

Pros and Cons of Vantage Markets

Vantage ranks among the brokers offering the best MetaTrader and copy trading in 2022
Offers narrow spread and low commissions.
Offers broad range of asset classes.
Deposits and withdrawals are seamless.
Offers Higher spreads in the standard account, unless you deposit at least $10,000 to become eligible for active trader rebates.
Requires larger starting deposit.
Offers investor protection only in the UK.
Vantage is not available to US clients.

Investments Offered

Vantage offers a different range of investment options depending on the regulatory body regulating your account. The Australian and the Cayman Islands brands offer 257 and 201 instruments respectively. 

  • They provide access to over 40 currency pairs which range from major to minor, to exotic pairs.
  • They provide access to over 15 major stock exchanges for traders trading stock indices.
  • They provide access to energy commodities such as natural gas, oil, cash oil, etc.
  • They provide access to soft commodities such as cotton, sugar, coffee, cocoa, etc.
  • They provide access to precious metals such as gold, silver and copper.
  • Vantage Markets offer CFDs in shares across USA, UK, EU and Australia.


Summary of Offerings
Total Tradable Symbols
Total Forex Pairs
Forex and CFD Trading
Non CFD US Stock Trading
Non CFD Intl. Stock Trading

Vantage Markets Trading Platforms And Tools

Vantage offers various trading platforms and tools for a seamless trading experience, these include:

  • ProTrader
  • WebTrader
  • Vantage Apps

The ProTrader supports both the MetaTrader 4 (MT4) and MetaTrader 5 (MT5), additionally, they offer a diverse range of additional add-ons compatible with third-party platforms and tools powered by TradingView. You can also download the MT4/5 on your desktop or laptop and trade without a web browser. The Protrader gives you the power of 

The WebTrader is basically an Mt4 software powered by the MQL5 community. It provides a feature-rich interface with a diverse range of functions from placing trades to performing analysis on a web browser.

Vantage also provides two mobile apps: its proprietary mobile app comes standard from their developer for iOS on Apple App Store and for Android on Google Play and the MetaTrader platform suite. Their platforms, such as TradingView.

Vantage also offers Copy trading and they provide three platforms for social copy trading: ZuluTrade, DupliTrade, and Myfxbook’s AutoTrade (however, these are not available in Australia).


Platform's Features
Proprietary Platform
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Virtual Trading (Demo)
Demo account
Web Platform
Social Trading / Copy Trading
MetaTrader 4 (MT4)
MetaTrader 5 (MT5)
Charting - Indicators / Studies (Total)
Charting - Drawing Tools (Total)
Charting - Trade From Chart

Deposit and Withdrawal Options

Withdrawals and deposits on Vantage can be done either manually or online. You can deposit funds using the following options: Bpay, Swift, Mastercard, Visa, Skrill, Neteller, and Poli. However, funds deposited through a credit or debit card will usually appear in your account instantly but the funds that are processed through wire transfers or Bpay may take 24hrs or more to appear in your wallet.

Deposits and Withdrawals are processed daily and usually take place on the same working day. However, any withdrawal made after 1200 AEST will be processed the next day. The funds should typically be in their bank accounts for Australian clients by the next working day. Overseas clients may have to wait several days for their funds to get to their accounts.

Vantage Markets does not charge a fee for deposits and withdrawals.