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Online Spot Forex trading with AlfaTrader

Alfa Financials provides online currency trading services for both retail customers. We offer tight spreads on forex CFDs for all the major currency pairs, and a wide variety of exotic currency pairs too.

Clients pay a fixed commission fee of $15 per lot traded on all products.

Available Currency Pairs

Alfa offers 40 currency pairs on the AlfaTrader online trading platform. The "majors" and the are the most liquid and most widely traded currency pairs in the forex market and these pairs and their combinations make up the vast majority of all trading in the forex market.

Forex Currency Pair Symbol Contract Size
(1 Lot)
Tick Value Tick Size
(minimum)
Buy Storage
(in %)
Sell Storage
(in %)
Minimum
Contract Size
Initial
Margin
Contract Month
(Updated Feb-2016)
MAJORS
Australian Dollar vs US Dollar AUDUSD 100000 AUD 10 USD 0.0001 -0.2 -1.7 0.01 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
Euro vs US Dollar EURUSD 100000 EUR 10 USD 0.0001 -1.7 0 0.01 1% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
British Pound vs US Dollar GBPUSD 100000 GBP 10 USD 0.0001 -1.2 0 0.01 1% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
New Zeland Dollar vs US Dollar NZDUSD 100000 NZD 10 USD 0.0001 -0.1 -1.8 0.01 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
US Dollar vs Canadian Dollar USDCAD 100000 USD 10 CAD 0.0001 -1 -1.8 0.01 1% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
US Dollar vs Swiss Franc USDCHF 100000 USD 10 CHF 0.0001 0.1 -1.8 0.01 1% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
US Dollar vs Japanese Yen USDJPY 100000 USD 1000 JPY 0.01 0.1 -2 0.01 1% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
US Dollar vs South African Rand USDZAR 100000 USD 10 ZAR 0.0001 -6 1.2 0.01 8% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
CROSS CURRENCIES
Australian Dollar vs Canadian Dollar AUDCAD 100000 AUD 10 CAD 0.0001 -0.4 -2.8 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
Australian Dollar vs Swiss Franc AUDCHF 100000 AUD 10 CHF 0.0001 0 -3 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
Australian Dollar vs Japanese Yen AUDJPY 100000 AUD 1000 JPY 0.01 0 -3 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
Australian Dollar vs New Zeland Dollar AUDNZD 100000 AUD 10 NZD 0.0001 -2 -1 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
Canadian Dollar vs Swiss Franc CADCHF 100000 CAD 10 CHF 0.0001 0.1 -2 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
Canadian Dollar vs Japanese Yen CADJPY 100000 CAD 1000 JPY 0.01 -0.4 -1.8 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
Swiss Franc vs Japanese Yen CHFJPY 100000 CHF 1000 JPY 0.01 -2 -0.8 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
Euro vs Australian Dollar EURAUD 100000 EUR 10 AUD 0.0001 -4 0 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
Euro vs Canadian Dollar EURCAD 100000 EUR 10 CAD 0.0001 -3 -0.2 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
Euro vs Swiss Franc EURCHF 100000 EUR 10 CHF 0.0001 -0.4 -0.8 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
Euro vs British Pound EURGBP 100000 EUR 10 GBP 0.0001 -0.8 0 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
Euro vs Japanese Yen EURJPY 100000 EUR 1000 JPY 0.01 -1.2 -0.4 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
Euro vs New Zeland Dollar EURNZD 100000 EUR 10 NZD 0.0001 -4 0.5 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
Euro vs South African Rand EURZAR 100000 EUR 10 ZAR 0.0001 -6.5 1.8 0.1 8% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
British Pound vs Australian Dollar GBPAUD 100000 GBP 10 AUD 0.0001 -4 0 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
British Pound vs Canadian Dollar GBPCAD 100000 GBP 10 CAD 0.0001 -2 -1 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
British Pound vs Swiss Franc GBPCHF 100000 GBP 10 CHF 0.0001 0 -1.5 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
British Pound vs Japanese Yen GBPJPY 100000 GBP 1000 JPY 0.01 -0.6 1.2 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
British Pound vs New Zeland Dollar GBPNZD 100000 GBP 10 NZD 0.0001 -3 0.2 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
British Pound vs South African Rand GBPZAR 100000 GBP 10 ZAR 0.0001 -6 1.8 0.1 8% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
New Zeland Dollar vs Canadian Dollar NZDCAD 100000 NZD 10 CAD 0.0001 0 -3 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
New Zeland Dollar vs Swiss Franc NZDCHF 100000 NZD 10 CHF 0.0001 0.2 -4 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
New Zeland Dollar vs Japanese Yen NZDJPY 100000 NZD 1000 JPY 0.01 0.2 -4 0.1 2% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days
South African Rand vs Japanese Yen ZARJPY 100000 ZAR 1000 JPY 0.01 -50 0 0.1 8% Spot - T+2 - Max. 360 Days

Notes:

The trading hours start daily from 00:00 to 24:00 server time Monday through Friday.
Rollover/swaps are charged on the clients forex account only on the positions kept open to the next forex trading day. From Friday to Monday swap is charged once