The GCI Advantage

Why trade with GCI? Our mission is to offer clients the best combination of advanced trading software, low costs and low margin requirements, efficient and secure back office fund administration, and a broad array of products with high profit potential.  Advantages of opening a live account include:

 

Zero commissions and narrow spreads

Client trading performance is enhanced by eliminating all commissions and fees and the narrowest spreads in the industry:

 

Comparative Spreads in popular Forex pairs

 

GCI1

FXCM2

SaxoBank3

AvaFX4

EURUSD

1.0

1.6

2.0

3.0

GBPUSD

2.0

1.7

3.0

4.0

USDJPY

1.0

1.3

2.0

3.0

EURCHF

1.0

1.7

3.0

4.0

 

Earn interest on your account balance

Add to your trading profits by earning interest on your available balance.  GCI pays 4% per annum on Euro and USD deposits.  All accounts are automatically credited every month.

 

Superior trading software

Choose from MetaTrader or ActTrader, trade from your PC, Mac, iPad, Android, or any mobile device.  All GCI trading software provides real-time prices in all major currencies, market indices, shares, and commodities as well real-time charts and market news.  Click here to download a free demo.

 

Product Offerings

In addition to Forex, GCI offers trading in indices, shares, and commodity CFDs, as well as options on most products.

 

Hedging Capability

Clients can open positions in the same instrument in opposite directions, without the positions offsetting and without using additional margin.  Clients have complete control over whether they close or hedge their positions to reduce risk.

 

Rapid and fair trade execution

Market orders are confirmed within seconds at prices clicked on or accepted by the client.  GCI also has a "zero slippage guarantee" for all Forex Stop and Entry Stop orders.

 

Low margin requirements

GCI provides access to Forex, share, and index trading with margin requirements of 0.25% on Forex, 1% on Share Indices, and 5% on individual shares.

 

Safety of Funds

Assuring client fund safety is one of the single most important factors in the financial industry. GCI Financial secures customer funds at highly rated banks an depository institutions. Furthermore, GCI has years of experience managing risk, a strong balance sheet, and has been established as a major online broker for over 12 years.

 

Client Service

GCI's professional staff is available 24 hours a day to answer questions and provide assistance.  Our dealers can be accessed at all times via Live Chat, and our technical and administrative support is second to none.

 

Fast and Efficient Back Office

GCI prides itself on speed and efficiency of both opening new accounts and processing client withdrawals.  Accounts can be funded via bank wire transfer, major credit card, or other e-payment systems.  We have also established multiple global fax numbers for our clients' convenience and have a staff dedicated to making administration of your account fast, efficient, and secure.

 

Risk is limited to deposited funds.

GCI's sophisticated margin and dealing procedures mean that clients can never lose more than their funds on deposit.

 

Tools for successful trading.

GCI clients benefit from a wide array of resources to improve their trading results, including market analysis and research, real-time charts, and free Forex trading signals.

 

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    1) GCI Source: Live account spreads on May 2013
 
    2) FXCM Source: http://www.fxcm.com/advantages/forex-spreads-pricing/
 
    3) SaxoBank Source: http://www.saxobank.com/prices/forex/prices#saxoModal[iframes]/0/ click on “See all live and historic FX Spot Spreads” in the lower right . *as of Jan-2013

 

    4) AvaFX Source: http://www.avafx.com/Graphics/Images/fx.pdf