Alpari is in the game since 1996 and is a familiar name in the Forex trading.
The broker’s main goal is to attract a wide range of traders, and for this reason it offers a large variety of trading instruments. The list includes 45 currency pairs, CFDs, spot metals, and binary options. Alpari also offers the MetaTrader 4 and 5 platforms, as well as Alpari binary trader.
Although the company is well known and has offices in numerous countries, we should mention that the sharp appreciation of the Swiss franc in January 2015 had led Alpari UK to bankruptcy. This is something to have in mind while considering registering an account with this broker.
Alpari – Pros (+) and Cons (-)
+ The broker is regulated and trustworthy;
+ The MT4 and MT5 platforms are well known to the experienced traders;
– The platforms provided are not very suitable for beginners. We would suggest to novice Forex traders to consider a platform with a more intuitive and non-complex user interface;
– In January 2015, Alpari UK went bankrupt after the sharp appreciation of the Swiss franc.