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Our Ranking Method

How We Rank & Compare at BrokerTrending

Learn here about how we rank and compare our listed online brokers. The thing we love at BrokerTrending is helping you to pick the perfect online broker or trading platform by providing you with a free comparison tool.

What Brokers can be included on BrokerTrending

  • We only list regulated online brokers, so regulation is necessary to protect traders from shady or fraudulent trading platforms.
  • Our staff do a preliminary review to reach a decision on each broker candidate, including a test of their web and mobile platforms and firm trust.
  • We have affiliate agreements with most brokers, however, review scores are independent of financial compensation from those brokers.

How are the brokers ranked?

We analyse the following criteria to calculate the broker rank:


Regulation, Country of Origin, Year founded, balance protection, deposit held (bank)

Broker Confidence Score (BCS)

Our BCS is a numerical 1-99 score calculated based on several security criteria (regulation, country, deposit held, balance protection,…).

Platforms & Tools

Metatrader, web platform, mobile apps, charts, free VPS services,…


Forex, stocks, commodities, indices, metals, energies, shares, and cryptocurrencies.

Trading Conditions

Average spreads, maximum leverage, commissions, and execution time.


Type of accounts: Demo, Standard, Micro, RAW/Pro, and Islamic.

Deposit & Withdrawal

Minimum deposit, and payment methods (Paypal, bank transfer, Skrill, Neteller,..)


Live webinars, market news, technical analysis, and educational videos.

Promotions & Support

Bonuses, free signals, and customer support (phone, live chat, and email,).