ADS Securities
Overall Rating:★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (4.7 / 5)
Introduction★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (5/5)
Licensing and Regulation★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (5/5)
Mobile Trading★ ★ ★ ★ (4/5)
Brand & Functionality★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (5/5)
Registration Process★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (5/5)
Depositing Process★ ★ ★ ★ (4/5)
Product Offering★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (5/5)
Trade Execution★ ★ ★ ★ (4/5)
Banking★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (5/5)
Customer Support★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (5/5)
Trading Tools★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (5/5)

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ADS Securities
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    Introduction

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    ADS Securities is a world-renowned financial broker that operates under several affiliate offices that are located in main financial capitals, including Singapore, Hong Kong, and London. Established in 2011, the company is owned by ADS Holdings LLC which is situated in Abu Dhabi. The company’s activities are split into two primary categories, including corporate or institutional investment and private investment. ADS Securities offers more than 10,000 instruments when it comes to foreign exchange, commodity trading, and multi-asset investment classes. That includes over 60 different currency pairs, more than 1,000 CFD’s, commodities, indices, single stocks, and treasuries.

    The company offers the ultimate trading experience through award-winning technology, exceptional customer service between the West and the East, and loads of constant promotions along with plenty of innovative account benefits. ADS Securities also comes equipped with daily market analysis to improve trading decisions for both CFD’s and Forex greatly. This essentially involves technical analysis reports, daily market briefings, trading signals and sentiment data in a wide range of trading styles. In recent years, the company has also received a plethora of prestigious awards, including Headline Asset Manager of the Year, Best Prime Broker in the Middle East, Best Forex Execution, Best Online Trading Platform in the Middle East, and Best Wealth Management Company in the Middle East.

    Licensing and Regulation

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    ADS Securities cover private and institutional investment activities from its affiliate centres. As such, each jurisdiction has managed to authorise the regulation of the company in each sector. ADS Holdings LLC is considered a company with limited liability which has been incorporated under the law of the UAE. ADS Holdings LLC is registered under Abu Dhabi’s Department of Economic Development and is licensed by United Arab Emirates’ Central Bank to act as a monetary and financial intermediary in the conduct of monetary and financial brokerage business. That includes offering investment management services which include asset management services as well.

    ADS Securities London Limited is licensed and regulated by the FCA and is registered as a financial company in both Wales and England. ADS Securities Hong Kong Limited is licensed and regulated by the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong. It holds type three, two, and one licenses which allow trading on futures, securities, and forex contracts.

    Mobile Trading

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    Apart from the native MetaTrader 4 mobile app, ADS Securities also comes equipped with its own proprietary OREX mobile application that is available on both iOS and Android devices. The mobile app can be downloaded from the Google Play Store or from Apple’s App Store. The OREX mobile app is reliable, smooth, and extremely user-friendly.

    The mobile version has recently undergone a few significant changes when it comes to the design, making it more attractive and appealing to newcomers. Login authentication can be achieved by fingerprint, and the app contains economic and general news along with an earning calendar which all match the web version of the site. The mobile app also boasts with an innovative charting facility, offering 25 candlestick patterns and 70 indicators.

    Brand & Functionality

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    The award-winning financial broker, ADS Securities, offers a reliable, sophisticated, and user-friendly online trading experience with an advanced trading platform. The brand has proven itself as a client orientated broker that offers clients all the trading tools needed to enhance their trading abilities. The company also offers low requirements for opening an account along with interbank rates and liquidity for added efficiency. The overall functionality is the brand is phenomenal, to say the least, and boasts with superior customer support along with trusted and reliable payment methods for added peace of mind.

    Registration Process

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    ADS Securities offer two account types that you can register with on the site, including a live account and a demo account. Registering a live account is easy and won’t take too much of your time before you can start trading. Simply visit the ADS Securities homepage and click on “Create an Account” which is situated in the top right-hand corner of the screen. You will then be redirected to a new page where you will need to provide basic information about yourself. You will be requested to include your mobile number, country code, country of residence, email address and name. You will also need to create a password on the first page before you can continue with the registration process.

    Once the initial step is completed, you will need to provide your nationality, date of birth, and select a security question for your account. You will also need to choose between the OREX platform and the MT4 trading platform along with your preferred currency. You won’t be able to continue the registration process without providing a copy of your ID or Passport. Once your document is uploaded, you will be required to provide your address details, financial information and your live trading experience to complete the registration process on the ADS Securities website fully.

    Depositing Process

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    ADS Securities makes it extremely easy to fund your account thanks to a wide variety of reliable and trusted payment methods available on the site. Traders can choose between debit and credit cards, e-wallet options, and bank transfers that are supported by 13 different currencies. Once your account is registered and verified, simply make your way to the banking section and choose your preferred payment method. You will then need to provide all the necessary details for your deposit method and enter the amount you wish to deposit on your account. All deposit methods will reflect your funds instantly on your ADS Securities account, and there are no hidden fees involved either.

    Product Offering

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    Whether you consider yourself an experienced trader or a newcomer into the world of financial trading, ADS Securities has an account specifically designed for you. The company offers three primary trading accounts, including Prime ECN, Prime Spread Betting, and Prime Standard. Both the Spread Betting and Standard accounts will allow you to access a vast selection of financial instruments, including commodities, CFD’s, bonds, and forex through the MetaTrader 4 platform.

    The conditions for trading on both these accounts are similar due to the fact that both are based utilise the Market Maker business model. There is only one difference between the two accounts, and that is that UK traders will be able to enjoy a tax-free benefit when it comes to the spread betting account.

    Trade Execution

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    The company received the award for the Best Forex Broker Execution in 2016 which gives you a great indication of how this company handles trade execution. Due to the fact that the company continually invests in new technologies, they are able to successfully maintain and offer the most trustworthy and fastest execution to their clients. The trade servers of the company in LD4 provide unrivalled low latency when it comes to trade execution, while their clients can trade directly within the market with the liquidity providers of ADS Securities.

    Banking

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    ADS Securities not only provides a remarkable user-interface that is reliable and fast but also boasts an outstanding banking section that is filled with reliable payment methods to transact on your account easily. The site is secured with the latest encryption technology, ensuring both your financial and personal data is kept safe from hackers. As per the company’s policy, clients are responsible for any conversion fees that are applied by the bank or any additional fees charged by their banks. All funds are returned to the preferred payment method you used to make a deposit and the minimum deposit and withdraw amount at ADS Securities is only $100.

    Customer Support

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    Traders are more than welcome to contact the ADS Securities support desk whenever there’s a query or request that needs to be resolved. Clients can fill in an enquiry form or email the marketing department, the legal or compliance department. Additionally, emails can be sent directly to the institutional sales team, or the communications department as all email addresses are presented on the site. In addition, the company also offers a live chat, seminars, webinars, and a comprehensive FAQ section. Within the FAQ section, you will find answers to a wide range of popular questions that have been asked by previous traders.

    Trading Tools

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    The primary trading platform offered on the ADS Securities website is the extremely renowned MT4 trading platform. With the advanced network infrastructure from ADS Securities along with the MT4 platform, the average execution time only takes around 100 milliseconds. Apart from the standard MT4 trading platform, the company made an extra effort by offering additional enhancements with their MT4 Plus trading platform. This add-on essentially expands the analytical and charting capabilities of the standard MT4 platform.

    Traders will also be pleased to know that there are additional trading tools, including AutoChartist, and VPS. Clients can use these to enhance their trading abilities further. There’s even an Algo Builder for technically inclined traders which can be used to assist them in creating automated trading strategies. All trading tools and platforms are available for those that are always on the move, thanks to the dedicated mobile apps for both Android and iOS devices.

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