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Trade with one of the largest futures brokers for private clients in Europe.
All-inclusive packs with significant rebates.
Packs, which include free real-time quotes.
Real tick-by-tick quotes at no additional cost.
Access all major futures markets.
Regulated by serious regulators since 1998.
Award-winning trading platforms (NanoTrader, ATAS, Volfix, Sierra...)
Trading with leverage is possible.
Free trading tools.
Store with strategies from professional traders.
No monthly minimum commission.
Free demo account for every client.
Unlimited access to all training webinars.
In the last 16 years our systems have an up-rate of 99%.
Best Futures Broker award since 2014. Award-winning order execution!
Legendary service from 8h00 to 22h00:
Retail and professional clients have equal status. Every client, retail or professional, receives the best market data, trading platforms and order execution.
Our historical charts cover years. Although futures expire frequently, we are capable of seamlessly mapping one expired future chart after another. This allows correct technical analysis and the back-testing of trading strategies. Most brokers provide futures charts which are either one or three months long.
A profit or loss in another currency than the base currency of your account remains unconverted. At the beginning of the month all currency balances are converted into the base currency of your account at institutional(!) exchange rates plus 0.25%.
Unlike many other providers, we do not charge extra for telephone or liquidation orders. Modifying working orders is also free of charge.
We provide award-winning high-speed order routing and execution technology. Efficient order execution can make the different between profit or loss. An order, which is executed one point better, means 5 €, 10 € or 25 € more profit for you.
Tick-by-tick quotes are one of the key success factors in futures trading. Many brokers (including Interactive Brokers) save costs by providing 1/2 second snapshot quotes. With 1/2 second snapshot quotes a trader is blind. 75% of all price movements in the market are not visible. Limit and stop orders may not be executed. And, orders are executed at a slower speed, often at inferior prices.
You can avoid the spread when trading futures. The NanoTrader trading platform can automatically manage your orders so that they are constantly at the best bid or ask price.
These 20 facts illustrate why WH SelfInvest never compromises on quality.
|Real-time data||WHS||Interactive Brokers|
||No (1/2 second updates)|
|Order books open at same
|Price levels visible in order book||up to 20||up to 5|
|Time&Sales includes order volume||Yes||No|
|Time&Sales includes Bid-Ask changes||Yes||No|
|Volume-based trading possible?||Yes||No|
|Charts and historical data|
|Quick-load historical data||Yes||No|
|Unlimited historical data loading||Yes||No|
|Charts in every time frame||Yes||No (fixed choices)|
|Low intraday margins||Yes||No|
|Low span margin||Yes||No|
|Fee for cancelling orders on the Eurex||No||Yes|
|Fee for changing orders on the Eurex||No||Yes|
|Fee for keeping a position overnight||No||Yes|
|Minimum monthly commission required||No||$
* The main advantages are the length of the historical data and the fact that the charts of all expired futures are seamlessly integrated into one, long chart. Other brokers simply provide the one-month or three-month chart of the current futures contract. These charts are useless for technical analysis.
WH SelfInvest was established in 1998 and has offices in six European countries. Safe and reliable due to…
Secure transfer procedures
Segregated client assets held in dedicated client assets accounts
Client assets accounted for on a per client basis
Client assets deposited in major banks
Official asset protection schemes
Depending on the WH SelfInvest branch office you choose for your account, WH SelfInvest will use one of these depository banks. The assets for futures trading received in these banks, will be forwarded to ED&F MAN Capital Markets for clearing and execution services, and will be deposited with J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. London, a global bank witn an A- rating.
Trading account balances do not receive an interest. If trading account balances are charged an interest or similar costs, the cost will be passed on to the client. Futures accounts in Euro and other currencies are currently charged a negative interest. Only Luxembourg accounts are subject to a quarterly administration fee of € 39. This fee does not apply to accounts in all other branches.
Funding the account can be done by money transfer to a client assets account held at one of the depository banks. The cost is € 5. Due to regulatory requirements WH SelfInvest will only accept transfers coming from the account holder. Transfers from third parties, including family members, cannot be accepted.
The security of the account is very important. For your safety we will only accept a transfer out instruction signed by the account holder(s). Transfer costs are € 5 for amounts < € 30.000 and 0,10% (with a maximum of € 50) for amounts > € 30.000.
WH SelfInvest S.A., founded in 1998, has a broker license
(no. 42798), a commissionaire license (no. 36399) and an asset
management license (no. 1806) issued by the Luxembourg
Ministry of Finance. The company is supervised by the
Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF). Based
on its European passport, the company has a representative
office in Belgium which is also subject to the supervision of
the Financial Services and Market Authority (FSMA), a
representative office in the Netherlands which is also subject
to the supervision of the Financial Markets Authority (AFM), a
branch office in France which is also subject to the
supervision of the 'Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de
Résolution' (ACPR) and the 'Banque de France', a branch office
in Germany which is also subject to the supervision of the
'Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht'
(BAFIN). In addition, WH SelfInvest has a representative
office in Switzerland which is also subject to the supervision
of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA).
WH SelfInvest has € 13.000.000 in shareholder's equity and no
The minimum required to open a futures account is € 5.000 or the equivalent in GBP, USD or CHF. The account is allowed to go below this minimum when operational. There is no maximum.