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Regulated: Regulated by the FCA
Min Deposit: $500
Min Trade Amount: 0.01 Lots
US Clients:
Bonus: No Bonuses Available
Leverage: 500:1
Free Demo Account:
Trading Platform: MT4, PAMM, Mobile
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About Liquid Markets

LQD Markets (UK) Ltd is a London-based forex company, which operates the Liquid Markets. The brand is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the United Kingdom. LQD Markets (UK) Ltd’s reference number is 603186. LQD Markets Ltd commenced operations in 2006.

 

Special Offers and Bonuses

There are presently no bonuses awarded on the Liquid Markets platform.

 

Types of Trading Accounts

What account types are available on Liquid Markets? Account types can be broadly classified into two types:

a)    Mini Account for MT4: This account type has mobile and MAM/PAMM variants. The minimum deposit is set at $500, with a maximum leverage of 500:1 and minimum trade size is 0.01 lots. The account is denominated in several currencies (EUR, USD, CHF, GBP, JPY, AUD, NOK, SEK, DKK, PLN, HUF, ZAR). The use of hedging and experts is allowed on this account type.

b)    Premium Account for MT4: This account type has mobile and MAM/PAMM variants. The minimum deposit is set at $10,000, with a maximum leverage of 200:1 and minimum trade size is 0.01 lots. The account is denominated in several currencies (EUR, USD, CHF, GBP, JPY, AUD, NOK, SEK, DKK, PLN, HUF, ZAR). The use of hedging and experts is allowed on this account type. There are two variants of this account: one that operates fixed spreads and another that operates floating spreads.

c)     AlphaSystematic FX Account: This is a managed account program which involves an investment of $50,000, to be managed by Delman SA. The leverage on this managed account is 4:1.

Traders can also open a Curensee social trading account. Islamic-style accounts are also available.

 

Trading Platform Features

Liquid Markets offers its traders several variants of the MT4 platform:

a)    MetaTrader4: The downloadable version is available for PC and Mac users.

b)    MT4 Webtrader: This is the web-based version of the MT4 platform.

c)     MT4 Multi-terminal: This is the MT4 used in trading multiple accounts, and used by account managers.

d)    Mobile Platforms: Trading can also be done on the various mobile devices, with the MT4 for Android devices, iPhone/iPad and Windows phones.

 

Commissions and Spreads

The commissions and spreads obtainable on Liquid Markets are spelt out below.

Account Types: PREMIUMFixed Spreads PREMIUMFloating Spreads MINIFixed Spreads
Deposit: 10k and more 10k and more 500 – 9.9k USD
Forex Leverage: 200:1 200:1 500:1
Commission: 0 0 0
Forex Min. Trade Size * 0.01 0.01 0.01
Forex Increment: 0.01 0.01 0.01
Major Currency Pairs Fixed Spreads Floating Spreads Fixed Spreads
AUD/USD 1.6 1.6 2.2
EUR/USD 0.9 0.9 1.8
EUR/JPY 1.5 1.5 2.3
GBP/CHF 3.2 3.2 4.6
GBP/USD 1.6 1.6 2.5
GBP/JPY 2.3 2.3 4.1
USD/CHF 1.5 1.5 2
USD/JPY 1.2 1.2 1.8
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AUD/HUF 20 20 30
AUD/CAD 2.7 2.7 4
AUD/CHF 2.7 2.7 4
AUD/JPY 1.6 1.6 2.5
AUD/NZD 3.4 3.4 4.7
AUD/SGD 5 5 6.4
CHF/HUF 25 25 35
CAD/CHF 2.1 2.1 3.7
CAD/JPY 1.9 1.9 3.5
CHF/JPY 1.8 1.8 2.8
CHF/NOK 26 26 33
CHF/SEK 26 26 33
EUR/AUD 2.4 2.4 3.4
EUR/CAD 2.5 2.5 3.5
EUR/CHF 1.9 1.9 2.9
EUR/CZK 120 120 127
EUR/DKK 4.8 4.8 6.7
EUR/GBP 1.2 1.2 2.2
EUR/HKD 15 15 22
EUR/HUF 20 20 30
EUR/NOK 31 31 34
EUR/NZD 4.1 4.1 5.1
EUR/PLN 22 22 29
EUR/SEK 22 22 29
EUR/SGD 6.5 6.5 9.2
EUR/TRY 12 12 19
EUR/ZAR 95 95 101.2
GBP/AUD 3 3 4.4
GBP/CAD 3.2 3.2 4.6
GBP/DKK 29 29 35.2
GBP/HUF 55 55 65
GBP/NOK 49 49 61.4
GBP/NZD 4.9 4.9 5.9
GBP/PLN 28 28 34.2
GBP/SEK 59 59 71.4
GBP/SGD 7.5 7.5 10.2
HKD/JPY 1.8 1.8 2.7
NOK/JPY 2.3 2.3 3.9
NOK/SEK 7 7 9.7
NZD/CAD 2.9 2.9 4.8
NZD/CHF 2.5 2.5 4.4
NZD/JPY 2.1 2.1 4
NZD/HUF 20 20 30
NZD/SGD 7 7 8
NZD/USD 1.9 1.9 3.2
SEK/JPY 2.2 2.2 3.8
SGD/JPY 4 4 5.3
TRY/JPY 5.7 5.7 7
USD/CAD 1.6 1.6 2.7
USD/CZK 130 130 137
USD/DKK 3.5 3.5 4.2
USD/HKD 3 3 4.8
USD/HUF 17 17 27
USD/MXN 50 50 62.4
USD/NOK 28.8 28.8 35
USD/PLN 14 14 21
USD/SEK 30.2 30.2 36.4
USD/SGD 3.1 3.1 3.9
USD/TRY 6.5 6.5 9.2
USD/ZAR 46.2 46.2 58.6
ZAR/JPY 1.5 1.5 2.6

 

Charting Packages

Charts on Liquid Markets are available on the respective MT4 platforms.

 

Education and Demo Accounts

Liquid Markets has a number of educational and trading materials on their site. These are:

a)    A section which provides a walk-through the forex platform in LQD Markets.

b)    Online lessons and periodic webinars

c)     A forex VPS service for live account holders.

d)    A forex glossary.

 

Customer Service

Liquid Markets customer support is available using the following means of communication:

  • Phone: +44 (0)203 514 8664
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Live chat support service
  • Physical Address: The Broadgate Tower, Level 12, 20 Primrose Street, London, EC2A 2EW.

 

Deposits and Withdrawals

Deposits can be made on Liquid Markets as follows:

a)    Skrill (Moneybookers) is the only e-payment method in use.

b)    Credit/debit cards: VISA Electorn, Maestro, VISA and MasterCard are the card brands acceptable on Liquid Markets for the purpose of conducting credit/debit card transactions.

c)     Bank wires are also used for depositing and withdrawing funds.

Deposit Limits

The minimum deposit requirement differs from one account type to another. Generally speaking, the minimum deposit is $500 for mini accounts, and $10,000 for premium accounts. Card deposits attract a $15,000 limit. All deposits under $200 will attract a $15 surcharge.

Withdrawal Limits

The minimum withdrawal limits are the same as the deposit limits. Withdrawals can only be made with the same method used in depositing funds, otherwise a $30 surcharge will be applied. The only exception is when such transfers are done using bank wires.

 

Conclusion

Liquid Markets caters for all types of traders with their multiple account types, trading platforms and trade conditions. Traders can leverage on the fantastic trading conditions as well as the investor protection fund worth 50,000GBP to trade with Liquid Markets, knowing that their funds are safeguarded by strict regulation from the FCA.