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Last Updated: 2016-04-10
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FPA Review Moderation Team, , USA

Rating: No Rating
Date of Post:2012-02-21
Review: We haven't tried a forex trading account with If you've traded forex with this broker, please leave a review here.

Mr. Fan, Singapore, Singapore

Rating: No Rating
Date of Post:2016-04-02
Review: Hi, I joined only a few minutes ago, I'll leave another review in a few months but I want to highlight that I have registered for a real trading account and the instruction said that they need me to verify my email but I have not received any email. I have requested another verification email and also email their support. It has been 15 mins since I registered.

I registered due to the low spread. Another thing is if I want to opt for the swap-free account, it states there is a commission, but no further explanation is provided, please clarify this. Thanks.
Comment: Added by OctaFX Hanna on 2016-04-11 05:36
  Dear Mr. Fan,

Please, contact our support via, and we will be glad to resolve your issue as soon as possible.
As for the swap-free account, you can read more here: and here:
I hope this information will help you!

Sajith Tharaka, Warakapola, Sri Lanka

Date of Post:2016-03-30
Review: Not like past, OctaFX is performing now like genius. Super fast and excellent execution. Fast withdrawal.

2015-04-02 2Star This broker is totally scam for profitable traders. There are no issue with money withdrawals. But, they tell they are ECN ECN etc bu actually market makers. They put hidden slippages for 80% trades in a day after customer make profit by them so we after that we can't make profit by EAs. When we ask by chat, they tell us, it ia natural and maket condition etc etc but theae guys do it there own strategy by them self. No issue with re-quoting and markups but, very nice slippages. They do it only when someine make profit. I have checked with my other friends accounts.. This broker is going to add a pool someone make profit. Customer's loss is this broker's profit.

Added by OctaFX Rep on 2015-04-09
Content: Dear Sir,

Thank you for your feedback!

That is exactly how ECNs are; orders are executed by the best price there is liquidity for. We do not add any “hidden” slippage, there’s no such thing at all. Slippage is a natural part of trading in a real market and it is absolutely normal that one trader receives requested price and another trader receives slightly different price at the same moment. Prices always depend on the available liquidity.

OctaFX Rep.

Ionut, Bistrita, Romania

Date of Post:2016-03-14
Review: Like i said before, spreads on the chart are double then spreads on octa fx live spread page.
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2016-03-09 3 Stars - Spreds on the real account are double than demo account.That is not decent if you want to be fair broker.
Demo: 0.5-0.7 pips....real: 1.1-1.3 pips. So...don't get fool by the low spreads until you make a real account
+ Ctrader account is a good platform with fast execution.
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Comment: Added by OctaFX Hanna on 2016-03-13
Dear Ionut,
You can visit this page: to check the current spreads on 14 currency pairs. This table shows spreads in real time, so you can always check them before you start trading.
We hope this will make your trading experience better.

Herman M, Sabah, Malaysia

Date of Post:2016-03-05
Review: One of the best broker in d world...withdraw superb pass....but i want to know about existence of dis broker especially building, area...coz i read from article that any beoker from st gradline are scam...could u explain???
Comment: Added by OctaFX Hanna on 2016-03-07 05:17
  Dear Herman M,
OctaFX is a trustworthy broker with a solid reputation that sustained such events as Liberty Reserve payment system crash and EURCHF "Black Thursday" that happened a year ago. Our clients received their funds in both cases, so we hope this proof gives you a good base to be sure about us.

Ari, Indonesia, Indonesia

Date of Post:2016-02-22
Review: Positive : - Low spread
- Fast Execution
- Easy Deposit and Withdraw
- Nice Platform
- I make profit with this broker
Negative : - Slow operator
- Few bonuses, event, rebate, forex tools, etc
- Existention is quetioned (Please add photo, or video
about octafx profil or physical office, structure
organitation or super service)
- Passive Broker (Become more active in donation or
any activity make me trust you as a trusted good
#I've deposit hundreds dollar and win thousand dollar trade with ctrader octafx but now I lost it all because my mistake. I always compare the price in platform and real price in any trusted investing bussiness and everything is normal.
Comment: Added by OctaFX Hanna on 2016-02-24 12:41
  Dear Ari,
Thank you for your review. We are happy to provide great service for you and we take all your remarks into consideration.
However, as for activities, we put a considerable effort into charity, and we also support Southampton FC. For more info, check "Charity" and "Sponsorship" sections at We hope this will give you even more trust in OctaFX!
As for the bonuses and events, we have a large 50% bonus and 4 exciting contests to choose from (both demo and real ones), so if you haven't checked all of them, you are very welcome to do so!
I hope this information helped and you'll go on trading with us.

Job Ben, Tanzania, Tanzania, United Republic of

Date of Post:2016-01-20
Review: Octafx is a pretty tricky broker, when you join them they give you the best conditions but after you stayed for a while they give you the worst conditions ever like only negative slippage(no positive), price delays(I compared it with other mt4s and octafx seem to be late for about 4pips or sometimes the give you the wrong quotes).
Another thing which has come to my attention is Octafx is really not a true ECN(STP) broker one of the reason being that, no where in their website they have mentioned their Liquidity providers, and the way they execute trades is like a market maker broker or even worse a b-book broker.
They are a B-Book broker because all of my trades I placed on both my Octafx and Tradersway, the trades on Octafx always get stophunted by spread or price misquote.
So please beware, Octafx does not mention any of its liquidity providers at all and their terms and conditions oppress the client.
Their bonuses and no commission are just bait. I have traded with them for like 7months and my experience has been getting worse and worse.
Comment: Added by OctaFX Hanna on 2016-01-22 03:36
  Dear Job Ben,
We are very sorry that you weren't happy about trading with us.
As for the liquidity providers, we cannot disclose all their names due to our policy restrictions. However, here is one of the liquidity providers we work with: LMAX. You can read more about them on their website.
Please note that OctaFX is an ECN broker; you can get more info here:
We hope this will be helpful for you.

Inayetullah, India, India

Date of Post:2016-01-11
Review: Thi scompany is fraud it zeroed my account eithin 1 hour withhout any movement inmarket and educted my Call margin at 50% which is 20% as per their Contract rule when I contacted them they are only Showing bonus issue not accepting their mistake
Rebuttal: Added by OctaFX Hanna on 2016-01-13 01:53
  Dear Inayetullah,
We are sorry that your trading experience with us wasn't positive.
However, there was no error in the execution of your orders.
At OctaFX stop out occurs in case your margin level falls below 15% of the required margin. In your case margin level fell below 15% after your deposit bonus was cancelled. And your bonus was cancelled in full compliance with the bonus promotion rule: "In case the equity of your account becomes less than the bonus size, the bonus will be cancelled". Read more about our bonus policy on our website in the "50% Deposit Bonus" section.

Kurt Schaub, México, Mexico

Date of Post:2016-01-11
Review: I opened an account with them because all the good reviews here and the "deposit bonus" can be withdraw with a certain number of trades and volume, however when I ask for my bonus they said that the bonus is just for MT4 accounts, (I choose ctrader account) but when I check again the "bonus rules" they said:
Deposit bonuses can be credited to any account type.*

I contacted them in the live chat and told me:
MT4 accounts are meant, sir. Both Micro and ECN accounts are eligible for this promotion.

And that's how I didn't receive my deposit bonus by a lack of information in the web page.

I just made a couple of trades and the execution was really good, the spread in the opening are huge around 4-5 pips beacuse a lack of volume but I think that's in all ECN (I was trading with fixed spread brokers) but around 1 hour the spread becomes tight again, I will review again after my first withdraw.
Comment: Added by OctaFX Hanna on 2016-01-12 02:23
  Dear Kurt Schaub,
Thank you for your review. I hope that your withdrawal experience with OctaFX will be great too. I also want to assure you that the deposit bonus for cTrader account is being worked on now and it will be available in the nearest future.

Christian, Ecuador, Ecuador

Rating: No Rating
Date of Post:2015-12-05
Review: I was thinking to open an account with this broker. But now I will stay away from them, because they are typical broker that dont like people win money and their traps are always slippage... Thank you people for your testimony. Better I will to seek an honest broker...........
Rebuttal: Added by OctaFX Hanna on 2015-12-14 12:00
  Dear Christian,
Thank you for your opinion. However, I would like to remind you that slippage is not an uncommon occurrence in the periods of high volatility/after some important news releases. Slippage can't be avoided, and it doesn't depend on the broker. However, it can be used to the benefit of a careful trader. So I hope you'll anyway try trading with OctaFX to see its advantages.
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