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Capital Index Review

"Capital Index is one of the most affordable online brokerages, but its customer service is surprisingly lacking. Is this the price you have to pay for such a low fee?"

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Overview of Capital Index

Capital Index is an online brokerage that provides services to traders. Founded in 2014, it is one of the fastest growing CFD brokers in the world, offering a range of financial instruments such as forex, commodities and indices. Headquartered in London, Capital Index also has offices in Athens and Nicosia.

Pros and Cons of Capital Index

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Founders of Capital Index

Capital Index was founded by Alexander Tkachenko and John Skarvelis in 2014. Both Tkachenko and Skarvelis have extensive experience in the financial industry, with Tkachenko having worked as an analyst for Morgan Stanley and Skarvelis having worked as a broker for Alpari.

Public Opinion of Capital Index

Overall, public opinion of Capital Index is positive. Users praise its competitive spreads and commissions, wide range of financial instruments, fast execution and good customer service. The only complaints are its high minimum deposit requirement and limited funding options.

Newsworthy Events Around Capital Index

In 2015, Capital Index became regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) (CySEC). This allows them to offer their services in all EU member countries. In 2017, Capital Index received a license from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) (FCA), which allows them to offer their services in the UK. Additionally, in 2020, Capital Index launched their proprietary trading platform, which is available on both desktop and mobile devices.