Exness in Maldives: All You Need to Know 2024

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Exness is a Forex and CFD broker that offers online trading services globally. The broker is reputed for its ultra-fast execution, 0% stop-out level, and instant fund withdrawal processing. Additionally, it is known for offering unlimited leverage. Regulated in two tier 1, two tier 2, and four tier 4 jurisdictions, Exness provides a secure trading environment. If you are a trader in Maldives, you may wonder if Exness operates in your country. 

The answer is ‘Yes’, Exness operates in Maldives. In this article, we will dive deeper into Exness for the traders of Maldives, exploring its advantages and disadvantages. We will also cover the account opening process, deposit and withdrawal options, and more. 

Is Exness Available in Maldives?

Yes, Exness is available in Maldives. It is an online forex broker that offers its services worldwide including Maldives. The broker is regulated in different jurisdictions worldwide including CySEC, FCA, CMA, FSCA,  FSA in Seychelles , CBCS, FSC (Mauritius), and FSC (BVI), Traders from Maldives can trade under its global entity (E​xness “SC” Ltd). E​xness (SC) Ltd is regulated by the Financial Services Commission (FSA) in the Seychelles FSA with Securities Dealer’s license number SD025. 

Exness Overview

Exness Overview
  • Founded In: 2008
  • Founder:Petr Valov, Igor Lychagov
  • Trading Instruments: 200+ Trading Instruments including Forex, CFDs, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks CFDs, Commodity CFDs
  • Minimum Deposit: as low as $1 for standard accounts, $200 for Pro, Raw Spread, and Zero accounts.
  • Maximum Leverage: 1:Unlimited (condition apply)  or 1:2000 for FCS, CFCS, 1:30 for ASIC, CySEC jurisdiction, 1:400 for CMA Jurisdiction
  • Regulations: FCA, CySEC, CMA, CBCS, FSCA, (FSC) in BVI, (FSC) in BVI Mauritius, FSA in Seychelles
  • Trading platform: MT4, MT5, MetaTrader WebTerminal, MetaTrader Mobile,  Exness Trade App, Exness Terminal
  • Account Types: Standard, Pro, Raw Spread, Zero
  • Payment Options: VISA, MasterCard, AstroPay, Bitcoin, Boleto, CASHU, FasaPay, Local Bank Deposits, Local Bank Transfers, Neosurf, Neteller, Oxxo, PerfectMoney, Skrill, Tether (USDT), WebMoney
  • Funding Currencies : AED, ARS, AUD,  AZN, BDT, BHD, BND, BRL, CAD, CHF, CNY, EGP, EUR, GBP, GHS, HKD, HUF, IDR, INR, JOD, JPY, KES, KRW, KWD, KZT, MAD, MXN, MYR, NGN, NZD, OMR, PHP,  PKR, QAR, SAR, SGD, THB, UAH, UGX, USD, UZS, VND, XOF, ZAR,
  • US Traders: Not Accepted

 

Yes, Exness is legal in Maldives. Being a global forex broker, Exness is regulated by top-tier authorities worldwide. Moreover, no restrictions on Exness are imposed by any authorities in Maldives. Therefore, you can trade forex confidently with Exness in Maldives without any legal concerns

Is Exness Safe and Trustworthy in Maldives?

Yes, Exness is committed to providing a safe and trustworthy trading environment for traders worldwide including Maldives. Here’s how Exness ensures your funds’ safety:

Top Tier Regulations

Exness is regulated by top regulatory authorities including  CySEC, FCA, CMA, FSCA,  FSA in Seychelles , CBCS, FSC (Mauritius), and FSC (BVI). These regulatory bodies set stringent standards and conduct regular audits to ensure the broker’s compliance with industry best practices. These multi-layered regulatory frameworks enhance transparency and accountability which gives you peace of mind as you trade.

Segregated Clients Fund

Exness takes great care of client funds by storing them in separate bank accounts across various locations. This ensures that clients’ money is clearly distinguished from the company’s funds. As a result, neither Exness nor its creditors can access or control clients’ funds.

Negative Balance Protection

Exness offers negative balance protection to its retail clients. This feature ensures that your account balance can never go below zero. It prevents you from incurring debts beyond your initial investment. It’s an additional layer of security that shields you from extreme market volatility and unexpected price movements.

Investor Protection

Exness provides investor protection to clients in the ASIC and CySEC jurisdictions. However, it doesn’t extend this protection to its global entity (FSA Jurisdiction). As a resident of Maldives, the investor protection scheme might not apply to you. Still, this scheme shows Exness’s dedication to looking after its clients’ interests and upholding the highest regulatory standards.

How to Start Trading with Exness in Maldives? 5 Simple Steps.

To start trading with Exness, you need to open a trading account with them. Exness requires KYC verification for your registration process. The registration procedure may take only 5 to 7 minutes to complete.

1. Profile Registration:

To register your profile on the Exness platform, visit their website and find the registration form. Fill in your email address, country of residence, and password into the designated fields. Follow the instructions provided to complete the registration process. After submission, Exness will send a verification email to the address you provided. Make sure to check both your inbox and spam folder for this email. Click on the verification link in the email to confirm your registration. This whole  process can be completed conveniently using a personal computer, smartphone, or the Exness mobile application.

2. Make a Deposit:

Once your profile is registered, determine the initial deposit amount required based on your chosen account type, whether it’s a Standard or Professional account. Log in to your Personal Area (PA) on the Exness platform and go  to the Deposit tab. Choose your preferred payment method from the available options and follow the instructions to make your first deposit. Keep in mind that trading option remain disabled until the minimum deposit requirements are met. If you attempt to open a trade without making a deposit, you will receive an error message indicating “Trade is Disabled.”

3. Select a Trading Platform:

Exness offers a variety of trading platforms for your convenience. These include the Exness Trade App, Exness Terminal, MetaTrader 4/5 Desktop Terminals, MT4/MT5 WebTerminal, and MetaTrader Mobile Terminals. Depending on your preference and device, choose the platform that best suits your needs. Log in to your selected platform using your Exness credentials to access the features and functionalities it offers.

5. Add Trading Instruments:

Exness provides a wide range of trading instruments, including Forex, Commodities, Stocks, and Indices. To add instruments to your chosen trading platform, simply follow the respective instructions. 

  • Exness Terminal: 
  • On the Exness Terminal, search for instruments using the search bar and select them to view their charts. 
  • Exness Trade App: 
  • In the Exness Trade app, navigate to the Trade tab to select instruments from the displayed list or search for specific ones. 
  • Metatrader Platforms: 
  • For MetaTrader platforms, add trading instruments to your Market Watch for easy access during trading.

5. Calculate Margin:

Margin refers to the reserved amount needed to open and maintain a leveraged trading position. Use Exness’s Investment Calculator to calculate the required margin for any instrument at any leverage. Ensure that you have enough funds in your account to open and maintain trades effectively. Additionally, stay informed about market trading hours, instrument trading hours, summer/winter trading hours, and any daily breaks. Check Exness’s website for comprehensive information on trading hours for all instruments offered.

6. Start Trading:

Once you’ve completed the necessary preparations, you’re ready to start trading on the Exness platform. On the Exness Terminal, initiate a trade by clicking “Sell” or “Buy” on the chart of your chosen instrument. Set the order volume, pending orders, take profit, and stop loss according to your trading strategy. Confirm the trade to execute it successfully. To close a trade, simply locate the order in the Portfolio tab and click the “x” icon. Monitor your trades closely and manage them effectively to optimize your trading experience.

How to Deposit Funds on Exness in Maldives.

 Depositing funds on Exness is easy and simple in Maldives. Here are the steps 

  1. Log in to your Exness account using your username and password.
  2. Click on the ‘Funding’ section, usually found in your account dashboard.
  3. Choose how you want to deposit money. You can use a credit/debit card, bank transfer, or an e-wallet.
  4. Enter the amount you want to deposit.
  5. Fill in any required information, like your card details or bank account information.
  6. Check everything carefully to make sure it’s correct.
  7. Click to confirm the deposit.
  8. Wait for the deposit to go through. It might happen right away or take a bit of time, depending on your chosen method.
  9. Once it’s done, the money will be in your Exness account, ready for you to start trading.

How to Withdraw Funds From Exness in Maldives

Withdrawing funds from Exness is almost the same for all countries, including Maldives. Here are the steps to follow.

  1. Log in to your Exness account using your username and password.
  2. Go to the ‘Withdraw Funds’ section, typically located in your account dashboard or under the ‘Funding’ tab.
  3. Select the withdrawal method you prefer. Common options include bank transfer, credit/debit card, or e-wallet.
  4. Enter the amount you wish to withdraw.
  5. Provide any necessary details, such as your bank account information or e-wallet address.
  6. Double-check all the information to ensure accuracy.
  7. Confirm the withdrawal request.
  8. Wait for the withdrawal request to be processed. Depending on the withdrawal method and Exness’s processing times, this may take some time.
  9. Once processed, the funds will be transferred to your chosen withdrawal method and should appear in your designated account.

Pros and Cons of Exness for Maldives Traders

Pros :

  • Top tire regulations ( FCA, CySEC, FSC, FSA-S SBCS, FSCA, BVI FSC, and so on. 
  • The maximum leverage is as high as 1:2000
  • The minimum deposit is as low as $1
  • Free VPS hosting; to qualify, you need to trade for a minimum of 14 days and lifetime deposits of $500;
  • Competitive spreads starting from 0.3 pips on standard accounts
  • Swap-Free/Islamic Account Provided
  • Scalping, EA Trading, and Copy Trading are allowed 
  • Instant Withdrawal of Money 24/7

Cons :

  • No Passive investment programme ( PAMM, MAM Accounts) 
  •  No Ctrader, Tradingview, zuletrade offered 
  • US Traders are not accepted 
  • Only MT4 and MT5 Trading Platforms 
  • Limited educational resources
  • FCA, CySEC regulations are only for B2B purposes. No retail clients are accepted under these licenses

Features of Exness for the Traders in Maldives

The traders of Maldives are under FSA regulation. Here are the features of Exness in Maldives. 

Leverage

Leverage is a powerful tool in forex trading. It enables traders to control larger positions with a smaller amount of capital. Exness offers leverage based on the jurisdiction in which you trade. For example, Maldives falls under the FSA Jurisdiction. The leverage of Exness in Maldives ranges from 1:1 to Unlimited. The maximum leverage of the IC Market in Maldives is Unlimited :1. You can change the leverage on your trading account via your Client Area of Exness.  Here are the maximum leverage options offered by Exness in different jurisdictions:

  • CySEC Jurisdiction: Between 2:1 and 30:1 
  • ASIC Jurisdiction: Between 2:1 and 30:1
  • FSA Jurisdiction: Between 1:1 and  Unlimited (Condition apply) or 2000:1 
  • CMA Jurisdiction: upto 400:1 
  • CBCS Jurisdiction: Between 1:1 and 1:unlimited ( condition apply) or 2000:1 
  • FSC (BVI) Jurisdiction: Between 1:1 and 1:unlimited (Condition Apply) or 2000:1 

Note: Exness accepts clients only in 4 jurisdictions including CMA (Exness (KE), FSA Seychelles (E​xness (SC) LTD) , CBCS (Exness B.V.) , and FSC in BVI. 

Unlimited Leverage Condition:

Unlimited leverage is available for selection when the following criteria on the account are observed:

  1. Account funds (Equity) are less than 1000 USD.
  2. The total trade volume across all real accounts in the Personal Area is 5 or more lots (500 or more Cent lots).
  3. The total number of closed transactions across all real accounts in the Personal Area is 10 or more, excluding pending orders.

When those requirements are not met, the maximum leverage by default is 1:2000

Minimum Deposit

The minimum deposit of Exness depends on account types, payment methods and trading instruments. For example, the minimum deposit of exness standard account is as low as $1 (depends on payment methods), $200 for other account types(Pro, Zero, and Raw Spread). This means that to open an account and start trading with Exness, you need to deposit as little as $1 for a standard account or $200 for other types. This minimum deposit amount provides traders with access to the platform, enabling them to trade in various financial markets, including forex, commodities, indices, and more. 

The Minimum deposit of Exness based on account types are as follows 

  • Standard Account:  as low as $1 ( depends on payment methods) 
  • Standard Cent Account: as low as $1 ( depends on payment methods) 
  • Pro Account:  Starting from $200
  • Raw Spread Account:  Starting from $200
  • Zero Account:  Starting from $200 

Fees : ( Spreads and Commissions)

Exness fees and commissions depend on the type of account you choose. The broker offers 5 account types: Standard, Standard Cent, Pro, Raw Spread, Zero. 

The commission and fees of these accounts are as follows: 

  • Standard Account:  Spread from 0.2 pips
  • Standard Cent Account: Spread from 0.3 pips 
  • Pro Account:  Spread from 0.1 pips 
  • Raw Spread Account:  from USD $0 to  $3.50 per lot per one side. 
  • Zero Account:  Starting from USD 0.05/lot per side + spread starting from 0.0 pips 

Trading Platform

Exness provides a variety of trading platforms for traders worldwide, including those in Maldives. These platforms include:

  • MT4
  • MT5
  • Exness Web  terminal and Exness Trade apps 

Each of these platforms offers advanced charting tools, a wide range of technical indicators, and rapid execution. You can use any platform according to your preference

Account Types:

Exness offers five account types including Standard, Standard Cent, Pro, Raw Spread, and Zero). Each account type has their own trading options and facilities. 

Moreover based on Clients Profile, Exness offers account of Two kinds 

  • Individual Account 
  • Standard Account 
  • Professional Account
  • Corporate Account 

These accounts and profile types provide the traders  in Maldives with the flexibility to open a trading account that suits their needs. 

Financial Instruments:

Exness offers 200+ trading instruments in Maldives including Forex Trading

  • Forex
  • Commodities
  • Indices
  • Stocks
  • Cryptocurrencies

 Note: Crypto Trading is not available in its CMA entity (Exness (KE) Limited). 

These trading instruments allow traders to diversify their portfolios and capitalize on different market trends.

Trading Hours:

Exness ensures that traders in Maldives can engage with the markets at their convenience, offering a 24/5 trading schedule. This means that from Sunday evening to Friday evening (Maldives local time), traders have the opportunity to access and manage their positions. This extended trading window accommodates traders with different schedules and time zones which allow them to capitalize on market movements whenever they see fit. Trading hours of Exness include winter trading hour, and Summar Trading Hours 

Here is the trading hours of Exness: 

https://get.exness.help/hc/en-us/articles/4405235684498-What-are-the-trading-hours-for-all-instruments

Customer Support:

Exness has dedicated customer support for all its entities. They are professional and responsive. Exness offers customer support with the following means 

  • Live Chat 
  • Phone Support 
  • Email Support 
  • Call Back Request: 

What countries are restricted on Exness?

Exness is a global forex broker offering services worldwide. However, due to regulatory requirements and business decisions, Exness does not accept clients from many countries. These countries include: 

United States of America, Canada, Israel, and the Islamic Republic of Iran

Countries Where Exness are not Available:

Aside from the restricted countries, there are numerous countries where Exness does not accept clients. Here is the complete list of countries where Exness’ service is either restricted or unavailable. 

  • Common List:

American Samoa, Baker Island, Guam, Howland Island, Kingman Reef,  Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico,  Midway Islands, Wake Island, Palmyra Atoll,  Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Navassa Island,  Martinique, U.S. Virgin Islands,  United States Minor Outlying Islands,  and Vatican City. 

  • North America: Canada, Greenland
  • Oceania:  Vanuatu, New Zealand, Tokelau (part of NZ), Palau, Kiribati, Norfolk Island, Australia, Fiji, Samoa, Micronesia (Federated States of), Tuvalu
  • Africa: Seychelles, Central African Republic, Sudan/South Sudan, Mauritius
  • Middle Eastern countries: Israel, Syria, Palestinian Territory, Western Sahara, Iraq, Yemen, Iran, Afghanistan. 
  • Asian countries: North Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, Russia,
  • Latin and Central America:  Uruguay, Nicaragua, Cuba, The Bahamas
  • Caribbean: Barbados, Saint Martin, Haiti, Saint Vincent and Grenadines
  • Antarctica: Antarctica
  • European countries:  Albania, Austria, Belarus, Macedonia, Cyprus, Denmark, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Greece, Svalbard Jan Mayen, Italy, Kosovo, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Portugal, San Marino, Slovenia, Sweden, Ukraine, Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  • French territories: 
  • Reunion, French Guiana , French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, Guadeloupe, Mayotte, French Southern Territories, Saint Barthélemy, Wallis and Futuna
  • Finland regions:  Aland Islands
  • Netherland territories: Sint Maarten, Caribbean Netherlands, Curaçao
  • Denmark territories:  Faroe Islands
  • Norway territories:  Bouvet Island
  • British overseas territories: Gibraltar, Cayman Islands, The Turks and Caicos , British Indian Ocean Territory, Saint Helena, Bermuda , Falkland Islands, Anguilla, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Pitcairn Islands, British Virgin Islands

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Here are the most common questions asked by traders and investors. 

What is Exness?

Founded in 2009, Exness is a forex and CFD broker that offers trading services to traders and investors. Exness offers a wide range of trading instruments including Forex

Commodities,Indices, Stocks, Cryptocurrencies. The maximum leverage of Exness is as high as Unlimited:1 (condition apply) or 2000:1 . 

Does Exness Work in Maldives?

Yes, Exness works in Maldives. You can open a trading account with Exness in Maldives.  You can also trade 200+ trading instruments in Maldives including forex, commodities, Indices, Currency Indices, Cryptocurrencies, 

Is Exness Good for Beginners in Maldives?

Yes, Exness is good for both beginners and experienced traders. The broker is regulated by multiple jurisdictions, offering an easy-to-use interface, a wide range of trading instruments, fast execution, and a variety of deposit and withdrawal methods. Additionally, the broker accepts a low minimum deposit, which is beginner-friendly.

Does Exness Have an Office in Maldives?

No, Exness does not have an office in Maldives. However, it has registered offices in several locations including the UK, Cyprus, and Seychelles, Kenya and on. Even though it doesn’t have an office in Maldives, traders from Maldives can communicate with Exness through live chat, phone calls, emails, and by requesting a callback. Here are the Exness registered entities and their offices. 

  • Exness CY Limited:  Porto Bello, 1 Siafi Street, Office 401, 3042, Limassol, Cyprus
  • Exness (SC) Ltd: F20, 1st floor, Eden Plaza, Eden Island, Seychelles
  • Exness ZA (Pty) Ltd: Offices 307 & 308 Third Floor, North Wing, Granger Bay Court, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Exness BV (Curacao): Emancipatie Boulevard, Dominico F. “Don” Martina 31, Curaçao
  • Exness UK Limited: 107 Cheapside, London, EC2V 6DN, United Kingdom
  • Exness (VG) LTD: Trinity Chambers, P.O. Box 4301,
  • Road Town, Tortola
  • Exness (KE) Ltd: The Courtyard, 2nd Floor, General Mathenge Road, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya

Does Exness offer Islamic Accounts (Swap Free Accounts) in Maldives?

Yes, Exness offers swap-free Islamic accounts in Maldives. The broker offers  Islamic profiles for all clients of the Muslim faith only.  A swap-free Islamic Forex account is a type of trading account that adheres to Islamic principles, specifically avoiding the payment or receipt of interest (known as “riba” in Islamic finance). In conventional Forex trading, positions held overnight may incur swap fees or interest charges, but with a swap-free Islamic account, these fees are waived. Here is the full  list of countries where Exness offers swap free Islamic accounts: They Include 

Algeria (DZ), Azerbaijan (AZ), Bahrain (BH), Bangladesh (BD), Brunei (BN), Chad (TD), Comoros (KM), Côte d’Ivoire (CI), Djibouti (DJ), Egypt (EG), Indonesia (ID), Jordan (JO), Kazakhstan (KZ), Kuwait (KW), Kyrgyzstan (KG), Lebanon (LB), Libya (LY), Maldives (MV), Mauritania (MR), Morocco (MA), Niger (NE), Oman (OM), Pakistan (PK), Qatar (QA), Saudi Arabia (SA), Senegal (SN), Tajikistan (TJ), Tunisia (TN), Turkiye (TR), Turkmenistan (TM), United Arab Emirates (AE), Uzbekistan (UZ)

Does Exness offer any Bonus in Maldives?

No, Exness currently does not offer any bonus 

Does Exness Offer Demo Accounts for Traders in Maldives?

Yes, Exness offers demo accounts for traders in Maldives. These demo accounts allow beginners to practice trading with virtual funds in a risk-free environment. It’s a valuable tool for honing your trading strategies, familiarizing yourself with the platform, and gaining confidence before you start trading with real funds. The default validity of the Exness demo account is 30 days. You may extend the validity by contacting Exness support.

Is Exness Regulated in Maldives?

No, Exness is not regulated in Maldives. However, Exness is regulated by top-tier regulatory authorities such as CySEC, FCA, CMA, FSCA,  FSA in Seychelles,CBCS, FSC (Mauritius), and FSC (BVI). These regulatory frameworks provide traders in Maldives with the assurance of a secure and compliant trading environment.

Does Exness offer negative balance protection in Maldives?

Yes, Exness offers negative balance protection to retail clients in Maldives. This means that if your account balance goes negative due to market fluctuations or other factors, Exness will bring your balance back to zero. It’s an important safety feature that ensures traders won’t owe more than they initially deposited. However, it’s worth mentioning that this protection does not apply to professional traders(pro traders).

Does Exness offer Investor Protection for the traders of Maldives?

No, Exness does not extend investor protection to traders in Maldives. Maldives falls under the jurisdiction of the FSA. Exness does not offer an investor protection scheme in FSA jurisdiction.Moreover , the broker does not accept retail clients from  FCA and CySEC jurisdictions. 

Final Verdict

Exness is an online forex and CFD trading platform that offers a wide range of trading options, including Forex, commodities, indices, cryptocurrencies, shares, and CFDs. Being regulated by top authorities adds an extra layer of trust and security for investors. With user-friendly platforms like MT4, MT5, and Exness traders in mobile, desktop, and web versions, Exness ensures accessibility and convenience for traders. 

Additionally, features like Social copy trading, and demo accounts, Islamic accounts, enhance the trading experience. Therefore, for those in Maldives seeking a reliable forex broker, Exness stands as a solid option. It provides all the necessary tools and support required for successful online trading


Disclaimer: Trading forex and CFDs comes with the risk of losing your trading capital.

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