We have reviewed the anyoption™ binary options broker, as a part of our quest to provide a clear picture as to the true identity of different broker companies. Many of these brokers claim to be legit, however their misconducts suggest otherwise.
Is anyoption legit? Yes.
The Cyprus-based broker has been established in 2008, and is one of the first companies that brought binary options trading to the retail space.
Established: December 2008
Withdrawal time: 3 Business days
Minimum deposit: 200€
Regulation: Regulated by CYSEC. License number 187/12
Amount of deals: 22,708,474 (as of January 2017)
Accounts: 1,518,942 (as of January 2017)
anyoption review: 92%/100%
No. of assets – 9/10
anyoption™ offers options on the following underlying assets: 9 currency pairs (forex), 31 indices, 66 stocks and 4 commodities, totalling 110 assets for purchase.The quantity and international spread make them a competitive range of assets, with new ones being added regularly.
Expiry range of options – 8/10
The anyoption™ website has 4 expiry times – end of the hour, day, week or month. Most indices, currency pairs and stocks have all 4 expiry times, with commodities only offering two each. Nothing further reaching than end of the month is offered on any assets,
Effective return – 9/10
The effective return is the total percentage of return offered on an option. On the anyoption™ website this is 80-86%. This is split between 65-71% for in the money options and 15% on out of the money options. This is one of the highest in the industry and is therefore a significant benefit when considering which online platform to select.
Languages – 10/10
A full version of the anyoption™ website is available in 9 languages – English, Spanish,Italian, Russian, French, Chinese, Turkish, Arabic and German. The anyoption™ Customer Services team speaks a 9 of those languages.
Fees/commissions – 9/10
anyoption™ does not take any fee or commission from its buyers when they purchase options. They are free to place, for free, as many options as they desire. The first withdrawal each month is also free of charge. From there on, there is a fee of 30 USD/25 EUR/20 GBP/38 TRY for every additional withdrawal that month.
Loyalty offers – 9/10
As far as we are aware, anyoption™ offers 9 different varieties of bonuses and special offers, treating its customers to ‘bonus’ money added to their account, risk free investments and more.
Payment methods – 10/10
As a standard rule, deposits can be made via credit/debit cards and bank wire transfer. However, there are also many additional domestic payment methods available (e.g. PayPal, POLi2, Cuenta Digital), relevant to each country. These include making payments in retail outlets, post offices, ATM machines and directly from an online bank account. The user can also choose whether to open an account in US dollars, Euros or Pounds Sterling.
Support quality – 9/10
The anyoption™ Customer Service team are available by phone and email, Monday-Friday, from 07:00-21:00 GMT, as well as being available live chat. They are contactable via 9 international phone numbers, enabling buyers to call a local number in their country of residence. They also offer a Call back service where a trader can request for a customer service member to contact them by phone or email. The response time for phone calls is quick and the service is polite and informative.