Gallant Capital Markets , Ltd. is located in Tortola in the British Virgin Islands and has been online since 2008.It is one of the successful new generation forex brokers that are out there in the marketplace.
Gallant Capital Markets prides itself as a Foreign Exchange liquidity provider through its linkages with other large forex players like Bank of America, UBS, Barclays, Baxter, Dresdner, Integral, FX Inside, ACT Forex, Currenex and Deutch Bank. Therefore when you trade forex with Gallant Capital Markets, you can take advantage of absolutely transparent real-time pricing of forex currencies. In other words what you get with Gallant Capital Markets is a unique Forex Trading environment which gives you the same professional liquidity, execution and trading functionality that usually only interbank traders get.
Gallant Capital Markets is registered as a Commodity Trading Advisor or CTA. It does consulting on general market enquiries and also provides Advisory and Development Services to Institutional Money Managers in the forex domain.
The minimum amount required to open an account with Gallant Capital Makets is $250 and the smallest trade size you could have with them is 0.01 lots or 1000 units.
On major currency pairs the spreads typically varies between 0.5 to 2 pips, and remember these are variable spreads. For example the typical spreads of EURO/USD is just 0.3 pips in normal market conditions and the same narrow spreads are applicable to both the micro and standard accounts. Apart from spreads Gallant Capitals Markets does not charge any commission. The maximum leverage offered by Gallant Capitals Market is up to 400:1. You could deposit your money into the Gallant Capital Markets trading account or withdraw it by either wire transfer or check.
Gallant Capital Markets also has the facility of providing you with Managed Forex Accounts. They even have provision for Islamic non-interest bearing accounts.
The Gallant Capital Markets trading platform is MT4. Now when we talk of Meta Trader platform you ought to know what Meta Trader exactly means. MetaTrader is an online trading platform developed by MetaQuotes Software Corp. This platform is meant for brokers dealing with Forex, CFD, and Futures markets. Individual brokers like Gallant Capital Markets who provide this platform customize it with their plug-ins as for example integrating it with their back office and dealing desks. There is now over 50 brokerage companies and banks worldwide who use Meta Trader platform. Its robust charting and scripting capabilities has made MetaTrader a hit with forex brokers and traders.
All you got to do is download the Gallant Capital Markets trading software and install it in your computer and you are ready for trading. With Gallant Capital Markets platform you always get 24/7 Secured access to your Metatrader Account through company monitored servers. In addition you also get dedicated forex specialists available always for support. If you require iPhone Support, Gallant Capital Markets has that option too.
Gallant Capital Markets allows simple upload of Expert Advisor software to assist you in your trading activity. Additionally, Gallant Capital Markets provides free hosting of your Expert Advisors software in their servers, so they can have better connection and uptime, as opposed to running them on your own computer. So all you need is your own internet connection and a computer, to directly access your own dedicated MetaTrader platform. As a matter of fact the hosting of your Expert Advisors and Automated Scripting is an additional option that does not entail extra costs for you.
The Gallant Capital Markets platform provides email alerts, support of various timeframes (from minutes up to months), large number of technical indicators and line studies and also a multi language program interface. That apart, you also have the facility of getting to know the signals of trading systems you may be using and of course the trading history on a day to day basis. You also can get real-time news from the financial markets and you could print out charts and completed trading transaction statements as you wish.
Gallant Capital Markets has a provision for giving you a demo version of the platform for honing your trading skills.
Their support services are fine and you could get in touch with them by fax, email or regular mail or you could telephone them or have a “live person” chat. Emails are answered within a few hours. “Live chat” is only available during regular East Coast business hours which is 9am to 6pm on weekdays and that is a bit on the downside.
They have provided a direction map at their site which shows the way to get to their offices, and the address is mentioned as Nemours Chambers Road Town, Tortola, in British Virgin Islands
Although their EUR/USD spreads are stable during normal market hours but at times large moves in spreads takes place. When this happens, and if you are using an Expert Advisor robot it may simply not work properly.