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ALB is authorised and regulated by MFSA IS/79767, complying with European Union legislation.
ALB holds a category 3 license and is authorised to provide 2 investment services: dealing on own account and execution of orders on behalf of other persons.
ALB can provide such services to retail clients, professional clients (including collective investment schemes) and eligible counterparties.
Licence Numbers: CONSOB 4654, FCA 786939, BaFin 1665201.
As a leading online trading provider, ALB offers major and exotic FX pairs, equity indices and commodity CFDs. ALB also offers single share CFDs with a standard ultra-low flat commission.
ALB adopted the Market Execution model, meaning that there will not be Request for a Quote. Positions can be closed partially, giving more flexibility to the strategy. Hedging is also possible and based on the single biggest position.
ALB Forex Trading Limited is a member of the Investor Compensation Scheme (ICS).
The Investor Compensation Scheme is a rescue fund for customers of failed investment firms which are licensed by the Malta Financial Services Authority. The Scheme can only pay compensation if a licensed investment firm is unable or likely to be unable to pay claims against it. In general, this is when the licensed firm stops trading or becomes insolvent.
The Scheme is based on the EU Directive 97/9 on investor-compensation schemes. More information about the Investor Compensation Scheme is available at www.compensationschemes.org.mt
SEGREGATION OF FUNDS
All client funds deposited with ALB are fully segregated from the company’s own funds and are kept in separate bank accounts.
Our interim and annual financial reports are audited by Price Waterhouse Coopers, a leading global financial auditor, ensuring that our operations are conducted to the highest possible standards.
This ensures that funds belonging to clients cannot be used for any other purpose.
CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGY
ALB offers both MetaTrader 4 & MetaTrader 5 trading platforms, developed by the market leading trading software company.
Traders can implement the most sophisticated trading strategies with ALB. Trading platforms are available on web, desktop and mobile versions for both Android and iOS devices.
ALB Forex’s trade servers are located in Equinix LD4 and NY4, where over 200 different exchanges, Tier-1 banks and ECNs are co-located. Electronic trading strategies can be implemented efficiently only if the infrastructure is fast and reliable. Equinix provides a carrier neutral data centre among other services and the company is the leading global colocation data centre provider by market share.
Equinix is a Nasdaq listed company (EQIX) and component of the S&P500 index. The choice of a low latency network offered by the Equinix ecosystem optimizes server uptimes and co-location ensures sub-millisecond communication.
Low latency execution reduces the possibility of slippage. In a competitive market like spot FX, milliseconds matter.
ALB’s choice of 2 Equinix data centres increase the probability that the price you see is the price you get.
Benefit from the #1 multi-asset platform across the globe:
- Financial news and alerts notifications
- One-click trading
- Automated trading
- Pending and protective orders
- Opportunity to write your own advisors
- Open up to 100 charts, over 80 built-in technical indicators
- System and trading signals
- 21 time-frames from one-minute to one-month
- Multilingual user interface
MULTI-LANGUAGE CUSTOMER SERVICE
- Servicing clients in 8 languages.
- Personal account manager for each account holder.
- Confidentiality and professionalism in live chat and phone support as well.
INDEPENDENT RESEARCH & ANALYSIS
ALB does not produce its own in-house market research and analysis, but we provide our clients with professional and specialized third party trading reports and education.
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Our CFDs are leveraged products which can carry a high level of risk to your capital and investing in them can result in losses that exceed your initial deposit. Investors do not own, or have any rights to, the underlying assets. These products may not be suitable for all investors. Please make sure that you fully understand the risks involved and seek independent advice if necessary.