Is pepperstone regulated in uk?

We are authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the United Kingdom, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) in Australia and the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) in the United Arab Emirates.


is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The FCA applies strict rules on customer money and client assets that govern exactly what Pepperstone can do and how we should do it. Your trading costs at Pepperstone will mainly depend on what you trade and the type of account you set up.

Pepperstone is an execution agency that offers excellent pricing on its Razor account when combined with its Active Trader program for high-volume traders. Considering the low minimum deposit requirements and its robust research and wide range of support for third-party platforms, Pepperstone is an excellent choice for forex and CFD traders, regardless of their level of experience. Trading with Pepperstone Group means dealing with a regulated and experienced broker who understands the markets and what traders want. The quality of Pepperstone's research offering is a little above the industry average, but it's not as strong as that offered by its category leaders, such as IG and Saxo Bank.

Pepperstone has also partnered with Equinix to provide low-latency access to the global interbank system, focusing on the Equinix Financial Exchange in New York. The Pepperstone brand cTrader offer also comes equipped with a tool for analyzing a person's trading activity. The content is synchronized on the Pepperstone website and on the YouTube channel, and streaming news headlines can be found on the cTrader platform. Choosing a broker that is well capitalized, such as Pepperstone, is also important to reduce counterparty risk, as any compensation fund may not be sufficient to cover all customer losses in the event of extraordinary insolvency (depending on the size of your account balance).

The platforms are third-party white label offerings, as Pepperstone has avoided creating a proprietary interface. It offers a rich platform experience for MetaTrader and cTrader, although the lack of a proprietary application prevents Pepperstone from competing with the best forex brokers. Pepperstone is a trusted broker thanks to its many years of activity and its regulatory situation in top-tier jurisdictions, including the United States. Pepperstone offers negative balance protection for spot and CFD trading in currencies, but only for retail clients from the United Kingdom, Australia and the European Union (the latter includes all countries of the European Economic Area, such as Norway) and Middle Eastern countries that have joined through its DFSA license.

All other instruments offered by Pepperstone have straight spreads or some combination of spread plus commission.