With headquarters in Melbourne, Pepperstone was founded in 2010 by a veteran management-team with years of experience in the forex and technology industries.
The UK office was was launched in 2016 in London to provide UK and European clients with access to Indices, Commodities and Currencies through their Spread Betting, Contracts for Difference and Forex products. Authorised and regulated by the FCA, ASIC, CYSEC, BAFIN, DFSA, SCB and CMA, the broker also has offices in Limassol, Düsseldorf, Dubai and Nairobi.
Platforms and Tools
Pepperstone provide clients with access to 11 trading platforms. The most popular being the powerful metaTrader and cTrader platforms. Each platform provides cross-trading access from mobile, web browser and desktop applications.
In conjunction with the MT4 platforms, Pepperstone clients will be able to benefit from leading technical analysis software from Autochartist which provides 24 hour monitoring and automated alerts whenever new opportunities are identified. You’ll need to open a live account in order to benefit from the full version – the demo account comes with a version that is delayed by 5 candles.
Range of Markets
Clients have access to a broad range of markets across the platform suite. There are 70+ currency pairs, a range of cryptocurrencies which include Bitcoin and Ethereum (not available to UK retail clients), precious metals such as Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium, energy commodities such as Oil and Natural Gas and 14 major global indices.
Pepperstone offer leverage for clients that qualify for the professional account of 500:1 whilst the more inexperienced trader will have access to leverage of 30:1. For cryptocurrencies, Professional Clients can trade at 10:1 while Retail clients can trade at 2:1.