The broker is regulated by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC), Australia’s ASIC, and many other regulators from around the world.
The broker offers its clients access to CFD trading based on a wide selection of underlying assets, including stocks, ETFs, stock indices, forex, metals, soft commodities, and cryptocurrencies. In total, more than 3,000 instruments can be traded with Plus500, with the majority of the instruments being stock CFDs. For traders from Australia and New Zealand, the maximum leverage is set to 1:300 for the most liquid and least volatile trading instruments. For traders based in the EU and many other countries, however, maximum trading leverage is limited to 1:30. For crypto CFDs, the available trading leverage varies from 1:5 for less liquid pairs, to 1:20 for the most liquid pairs.