. IQ Option Europe Ltd’s foundation year is 2013. Its headquarters are in Cyprus. Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) regulates the Broker. IQ Option is a binary options provider. It offers free demo accounts, multiple trading instruments, and a unique trading platform.
The broker offers a variety of different features suitable for both beginner and advanced traders. Such as the use of a free demo account, up to date technical analysis via their blog covering a wide variety of asset classes, as well as an economic and earnings calendar for stock traders and educational videos.
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) regulates IQ Option. Also, it and is a member of the Investor Compensation Fund that provides clients with segregated accounts and a negative balance protection policy in line with ESMA regulations.
It allows the broker to provide services to other European Economic Area (EEA) countries. IQ Option offers further protection to clients membership of the Investor Compensation Fund and holding client funds in segregated bank accounts.
These details are confirmed on their website, as shown below.
Opening an account with IQ Option is simple. The client can click the Sign-Up button on the broker’s homepage and start to trade. Traders are allowed to switch between a practice account and live account. By Clicking on the Trade Now option, the client will open the IQ Option trading platform.
Also, users will be sent an email to verify their registered email address. Once this is confirmed, users are asked to confirm their phone number, personal details, and trading experience.
The forms need to be filled out before any deposits are made. However, these verification processes can be done at any time.
To access the personal IQ Option member’s area, users can click the face icon on the top right of the website, which will pop up on the right side of the page. There, users can view balances, deposit, trading history and withdrawal instructions, etc.