Plus500 UK Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 509909). Plus500 CY LTD is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (License No. 250/14). Plus500AU Pty Ltd, AFSL #417727 issued by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission is authorized to issue these products to Australian residents. You do not own or have any right to the underlying assets. Please consider our Disclosure documents available on our website. Serving over a million clients, Plus500 is one of the fastest and largest growing brokers in Europe and Asia.
Please note that Plus500 does not accept U.S. clients. Therefore, if you are located in the United States, we suggest choosing another top rated broker.
72% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
Disclaimer: “Availability subject to regulations”
Types of Trading Accounts
Plus500 offers two account options, consisting of a demo account and a live account that requires a minimum deposit of $/£100.
Plus500 offers a comprehensive and easy to use proprietary trading platform and technical analysis software for their clients. The trading platform allows the trader to trade in multiple markets from the same screen and provides real time quotes for all of its products.
A trader with a Plus500 account can trade CFDs on underlying financial instruments such as Forex, Stocks, Commodities, Options and Indices.
Besides its ease of use, the main advantage of the Plus500 trading platform consists in an all inclusive trading screen with clearly labeled tabs on top for details on past trades and current positions, as well as multiple market trading capabilities. Charting software is included with the trading platform, but charts appear individually, since the charting software does not allow for multiple graphs on the same screen.
The Plus500 trading platform comes in three different versions:
- Web-based trading platform
- Mobile trading platform
Deposits and Withdrawals
Funding an account at Plus500 can be accomplished through a Visa or MasterCard credit card, MoneyBookers/Skrill or through a wire transfer. The fastest way to begin trading is by depositing through a Visa or MasterCard. The customer just has to go to the Plus500 cashier screen and fill out their credit card details to begin trading immediately.
Funding an account through MoneyBookers/Skrill is just as easy. The customer must navigate to the “Funds Management” window in the trading platform, select the MoneyBookers/Skrill option, and enter the MoneyBookers/Skrill e-mail address. A new pop up window will open where the transfer can be confirmed.
Deposits made to Plus500 through a wire transfer are generally straightforward but take up to three days to show up in the account. For a wire transfer deposit, go to the “Funds Management” window, click on “Wire” and then click on the “Send me Wire Details” option. Plus500 will then email the customer with the wiring details.
The Plus500 email will give the customer the details for wiring funds to their bank and also state the minimum and maximum deposit amounts allowed through a wire transfer.
Plus500 offers support in multiple languages 24/7.
Plus500 is a very user-friendly platform, CFDs are “complex financial products”, thus the platform is not suitable for beginners/un-experienced traders.