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why our Futures offer contributes to your trading success. Trade with one of the largest futures brokers for private clients in Europe. You will not regret it.
All-inclusive packs. Automatic rebate of -14% on order commissions
Packs, which include free real-time quotes
Genuine real-time tick-by-tick quotes at no additional cost!
Trade on all major futures markets. Trading with leverage is possible
Broker since 1998. Regulated by strict regulators
Award-winning trading platforms for PC, Web and Smartphone
ATAS, Sierra Charts, NinjaTrader, Trade Navigator... also available
Trading store with (free) strategies from well-known professional traders
No monthly minimum commission
Free, permanent demo account
Unlimited and free access to all training webinars and seminars
In the last 15 years our systems have an up-rate of 99%
Best Futures Broker 2014-2020. Award-winning order execution
All futures and futures markets can be traded on one account. LEGENDARY service from 8h00 to 22h00.
Retail and professional clients have equal status. Every client receives the best market data, trading platforms and order execution.
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.
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. The majority of futures brokers provide historic charts which are only one or three months long.
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.
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.
Alle futures have the same parameters. The values of these parameters are dictated by the exchange. Once you understand the six most important futures parameters you can trade any future.
Every future trades on one exchange only. Every order, from anywhere in the world, is routed to this exchange and executed in the order book. The open orders are shown in real-time in an order book with 20 lines. The executed orders are shown in the time&sales screen.
All our futures orders are executed at high speed. The futures markets are 100% electronic. There is no human intervention. Slippage is extremely rare!
The trader decides whether to use leverage or not and how much.
Futures trading is cheap. The order commissions are low, fixed and fair. The spreads are extremely low. When futures trading it is even possible to avoid the market spread.
An example: The bid-ask in the order book is 161,03 - 161,04. A buyer who places a buy limit at 161,03 can be executed, if a seller is willing to sell at this price. The bid-ask does not have to go down for this to happen! This buyer can even place a sell limit order at 161,04 after his buy. In the case of over-the-counter instruments (CFD, forex...) this trade is never possible without the spread moving down and up. To be able to do this trade with a CFD-Forex instrument the bid-ask must first go down to 161,02 - 161,03, to buy at 161,03. Then, in order to sell at 161,04, the bid-ask must move up to 161,04 - 161,05.
trading platform can automatically work your order so
that it is always at the best bid or ask.
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.
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. You can use this transfer form and fax or e-mail it to us.
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.