Being a relative new brokerage, only been in business since 2014, the company has grown up really quickly, now three years later being one of the best established brokers CFD brokers on the market. The business plan is summed up in their slogan being “Smart investing, made simple”, which they demonstrate with a well-organized site and platform.
The domain was taken over by an Israeli investment company named Singulariteam in 2014. The new owner quickly attracted new investors and the Chinese social media platform Renren saw an opportunity and put some money into it to encourage further growth. The funds put into the domain ran up to $20 million.
The domain got a total brand make over, with a new logo and a whole new look. Furthermore they expanded the services globally and added a multitude of new features better fitting for day traders. Their headquarter is now in Limassol, Cyprus, which mean they are also regulated by CySec, one of the biggest regulatory agencies in Europe.
As any other top player at this time in the brokerage game Investment.com priorities the security of their clients very highly. The protection of their user’s data is ensured by the very advanced SSL encryption applied. The will update their encryption coding often to follow the continuously development of hacking and frauds on the internet.
They do all they can to remind new users that they are regulated by CySEC securities and the Exchange Commission, and you can find them under the license number 262/14. Given the ingenuity of scammers online in this day of age, it is important to the traders knowing they have a regulatory agency having their back in case of any contract breakage. With the reputable like agency CySEC looking out for you, traders can feel safe about their capital to be kept safe.
CySEC make all brokers that they oversee be a part of a so called compensation scheme, meaning clients can be reimbursed at up to €20,000 for any insolvent transactions.
Being under this strict agency Investing.com have taken major steps to be inside til lines laid out by the regulation agency, to en ensure their trustworthiness.
Investment.com offers any client 2 different platforms to trade both CFDs and forex. One being “Pro Invest” and the other being “Simple Invest”. Both open up to a portfolio of 60 tradable assets including commodities, currencies, indices and shares.
The interface of this platform is made in a very clear way so that first timers and novices can find their way around it very easy. All the instruments are presented on the front screen with an explanation of what they mean and how to use them. To start, you just hit the button that says invest which will present you with all the things you need to do so. It will ask if you want to aim for “up” or “down” and will ask which timeframe you want which are ranging from five minutes to one month. The platform is also fitted with a very useful newsfeed that will provide the trader with all recent news on the asset, giving the trader a good knowledge base to make an informed choice.
This platform also gives you the real time market prices for you asset compared to other sites that just gives you the derived market prices. Because of the above mentioned regulation Investment.com do not try to manipulate any of the prices shown to have an unfair advantage over you as a trader.
For the more experienced users this is where the real fun begins. With an overwhelming number of 100+ technical indicators and charting tools, this platform really gives you something to work with. The platforms charting package is supplied by TradingView, which has the consensus amongst the trading community of being the most worthy competitor to the platform MetaTrader4. Here you have opportunities like line, hollow candles, candles, bars and Heikin-Ashi charts. The options of customizing your charts and platform almost do not get better anywhere.
Besides these perks, the platform is set up with great elegance and with user friendliness in mind. You can get almost anywhere with just two clicks. And things like doubling your positions reverse and stopping any trade can be done by single click. On top of that Investment.com have an eco0nomical calendar, which works as sort of a newsfeed, which not only provide you with news relating to your assets, but also an expertise commentary on most of the news.
Both platforms are available on all sorts of mobile devices as long as they run either iOS or Android. This mobile platform is simplified a whole lot which means for the full experience you will need a desktop computer. For example on the web based platform when picking a trading level you will be shown a chart on which you can see the validity and position size based on entry point and your account balance, this features is nope available on their mobile app.
Most reviews you will see by seasoned traders anywhere will tell you that this app does not live up the level of the desktop version of their platforms.
On Investment.com you get two basic account type; the regular one and the demo account.
The regular account Gives you access to the all the features of the site and both platforms. The initial deposit differs considering which type of transfer you use. The cheapest being eWallet transfer, here the minimum deposit is $100, nest is credit cards which is $250 and last and most expensive is wire bank transfers where the minimum is $500. The variation is due to the different costs of processing your transfer. These costs will not vary weather you trade in futures, forex, Bitcoin, crude oil, or natural gas,
This account type is completely free to open and you will receive $10,000 virtual dollars to trade with. This is ideal for new traders who just want to try out their luck and skills with CFDs. Once again there will be no manipulation with any of your results to encourage you to start trading with real money on their site. Other more scammy sites will do this, but again Investment.com is regulated heavily and therefor do not even want to try this.
On this account you will not have the full list of assets, but stables trading assets like gold, silver and other metals are at your disposal, plus a quite okay range of other assets. All rates are shown in real time to give a more authentic trading experience giving the user a better idea of how their acquired skill will apply to the real world of trading.
Investment.com has a good range of tradable assets. You will be able to trade Currencies where they offer 70 different pairs, leverages up to 1:500 and you can do both fixed and floating spreads. Their spot indices have 29 options, of which they do not take any commission on your trades and they offer very tight spreads. Commodities include spot metals and spot energies. The trades you can make on futures offers 20 different instruments, have very dynamic leverages and you are charged no commission on your profits. Last they also allow you to trade in shares in huge internationals like Coca Cola, Apple, Google and Twitter. All in all you can trade in 150 different instruments which all have very low margin requirements. All the shares you trade are from the UK, France, Germany or the US and again Investment.com will charge you no commissions on any of your profits.
As a highly trusted online brokerage Investment.com offers a great customer service. You can reach them through live chat, email and phone. None of these channels are open day around but have very quick response times and can always be relied on to answer your questions very concise.
Since they expanded their service to the global they have likewise expanded the languages their customer services and platforms offers. The languages which are available are as follows; English, Spanish, Arabic, French, Polish, Russian, Slovenian, and, Bulgarian.
When trading online one of your priorities will always be the easy accessibility of with depositing or withdrawing your money. Investment.com have made this easy by giving traders a lot of options. You can use the following methods of payment; Credit and Debit card, Bank trasfers, iDEAL, Gate2Shop,Checkout.com, Sofort, Skrill and Neteller.
So pretty much the only thing you cannot pay with are Bitcoins.
Accepted; Australia, Thailand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong, India, France, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Italy, Denmark, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Qatar and most other countries.
Not accepted; United States, Canada, Iran.