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Welcome to Futures trading with Alfa

Welcome to Futures trading with AlfaAlfa Financial offers futures trading in indices, precious metals, energy products and many more futures contracts that are traded daily in the global market. This provides you with a great way to diversify your investment portfolio.

A futures contract is an obligation to exchange a good or instrument at a set price on a future date. Futures contracts are comprised of a variety of underlying assets such as gold, silver, currencies, energy products, etc and specify the quality and quantity of the underlying asset as well.

The online futures trading platform automatically routes your orders for the fastest possible execution. Your orders are routed and filled virtually in an instant across all electronic markets. For pit-traded markets your orders are electronically sent to the pit for immediate execution.

Advantages of Futures Trading:

  • 24 hours market*: the Futures market operates 24 hours a day, 5 days a week that means that you can trade and capitalize on breaking news and major events without waiting for the market to open.
  • Direct connections to electronic futures exchanges worldwide
  • In-depth research and analysis and other trading resources combine to help you make informed and responsible trading decisions
  • Potentially profit from falling, as well as rising prices.
  • Trade using charts, trailing stops & market orders.
  • Real time risk management for individual traders
  • Access to global markets

Other advantages include:

  • Low transaction costs - Commissions as low as $30 per round-trip trade
  • Powerful charts and tools to help you with technical analysis
  • Control your own investment by choosing from a wide range of investment options.
  • Free streaming quotes and charts
  • Free practice account to help you hone your trading skills and perfect your strategies
  • Trade online from any part of in the world

Try Futures trading today

At Alfa Financial, we believe that an educated investor is a confident investor. Given the risks involved in online trading, we are committed to provide you all the information you need to be confident that Futures Trading is right for you. Open a free practice account with AX1 Trader Demo, to educate yourself in simulated trading conditions and become a confident trader. AX1 Trader Demo is easy to access and will allow you to practice trading, without risking any money. You get a simulated trading account with $25,000 cash balance which allows you to:

  • Practice buying and selling of Futures instruments
  • Practice trading in a variety of additional instruments such as CFD's, currencies, etc.
  • Trading in global market from the comfort of your home
  • Practice building your own online portfolio with a variety of instruments

Risk Warning

Trading in the Futures market might bestow potential rewards, but it also bears potential risks. You must be aware of the risks and be willing to accept them in order to trade in the Futures market. Do not trade with money you can't afford to lose.

* Orders can be placed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; however, orders will not be submitted to the respective exchanges unless the market is open for trading at that specific time.