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abshire smith reviewsReview of Abshir-Smith Forex Broker

Broker in review: Abshire Smith Global Ltd

Established in: 2011

Regulation: FCA

Location: UK

Abshire-Smith do not accept U.S. or Iranian residents of any kind (retail, professional, or institutional) as clients.

Trading instruments: forex, gold and silver, CFD, futures, indexes, soft commodities, metals, energies

Why Abshire-Smith?

  • The Broker is located within the heart of the city of London, are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and client funds are held in segregated accounts.
  • Professional and institutional traders may connect to our deep pools of liquidity through either an API or FIX connection.
  • Competitive Prime Brokerage solutions to institutional clients.Abshire-Smith is proud to offer swap-free (Shariah compliant) trading accounts to active trader on Metatrader 4 and VertexFX 10
  • Abshire-Smith can provide direct market access (DMA) for Forex FX, CFDs and equities.
  • Full access to global cash equities can be provided for institutional clients. 

Trading Accounts

Abshire-Smith offers trading accounts for each of our 3 trading platforms to meet different needs. The Forex Broker also provides free demo for clients to practice using our technology.

Live Trading Account

Opening a trading account with Abshire-Smith enables you to access the global financial markets. A fully completed application with the required supporting documentation will usually be opened within 1 hour during business hours.

Risk-Free Demo Account

If you are new to trading, or would like to familiarise yourself with our trading platforms we may provide you with a demo trading account. These use a simulated environment for you to test your trading strategies without any financial risk.

Corporate Account

Also known as an Institutional Account. A fully completed application with the required supporting documentation will usually be opened within 24 hours.

Trading Platforms Reviews

Abshire-Smith offers 3 proprietary trading platforms with dedicated servers and a choice of web, mobile, or downloadable platforms.


Trade FX (35+ currency pairs) and CFDs on the VertexFX10 trading platform, for fast and efficient trade execution. We offer VertexFX 10 as a web based platform or desktop download. 

MetaTrader 4

MetaTrader4 (MT4) is offered by Abshire-Smith with access to FX (40+ currency pairs) and CFDs (Indices, Commodities, Metals and Energies). MT4 is available as a desktop download and also a mobile application (iPhone, iPad and Android) to help clients trade on the go.


Straticator platform offers clients the ability to trade on exchange equities along with a DMA / ECN / STP / NDD FX model. The multi-asset platform is available as a web based platform and also a mobile application (iPhone, iPad and Android) to help clients trade on the go.

Account Types and Trading Conditions

Demo account: yes, limited for 30 days

Account base currency: USD

Languages: English, Arabic, Chinese

Customer support: email, phone, skype, feedback form

VPS: free

Account types: Mini ECN, Mini, Standard, VIP

Minimum trade lot: 0.1 lot

Spread types: Fixed

Spreads as low as 1.8 on majors

Leverage: up to 1:200

Currency pairs: 22

Margin call level: 5%

Stop out level: 5%

Hedging: allowed

Trailing stop: yes

Pending orders: yes

One click trading: yes

Mobile trading: yes

Automated trading: yes

Fee education material: available

Trading by phone: available

PAMM account: yes

Segregated client accounts: yes 


The accounts team regularly check with our banks and payment providers for cleared deposits to be allocated to a client’s trading account. 

To ensure that there isn’t a delay, please use a reference of your surname and account number. 
Minimum deposit requirement: $500
Payment methods: CashU, Neteller, Skrill, Wire Transfer, Credit Cards


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