Percentage Of Traders Who Lose Money – Based on 104 Brokers.

Curious to know the Percentage Of traders who lose money trading leveraged products like Forex or Stocks?

The consensus on the streets of forums and Facebook groups are a range of 80% – 95%.

But what do brokers report?

Thanks to the 2008 European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) regulation that requires brokers in the EU to display the percentage of traders who lose money within their risk notice – we can know (with a grain of salt) how many traders make or lose money.

We visited and extracted the percentage of traders who lose money from the websites of 100+ brokers and review sites.

We looked at brokers under the ESMA/EU regulation – all regulated brokers under FCA, CySEC, BaFin, FINMA, among others with offices within the European Union.

So, What Is The Percentage Of Traders Who Lose Money trading?

79% of traders lose money trading leveraged products – an average of the 104 brokers we looked at.

40% brokers report more than 80% of retail traders lose money.

54% brokers report 70% – 80% traders lose money

6% brokers say less than 70% of traders lose money.

100% brokers report more than half (50%) of their traders lose money.

If we visualize the percentage of brokers with losing percentages of traders we get this chart.

Percentage of traders who lose money broken according to 104 brokers

Here is the data arranged in alphabetical order.

Forex BrokerPercentage
124option83%
24xCube89%
3AccentForex79%
4ActivTrades76%
5Admiral Markets79%
6ADS Securities83%
7Alpari77%
8AMarkets86%
9Arum Capital73%
10Askobid79%
11ATC Brokers81%
12ATFX67%
13AvaTrade79%
14Blackwell Global55%
15CIM Bank75%
16CMC Markets79%
17CMSTrader82%
18Colmex Pro88%
19Core Spreads70%
20CPT Markets UK82%
21DF Markets79%
22DIF Broker80%
23Dukascopy77%
24easyMarkets75%
25Eightcap80%
26ETFinance81%
27eToro75%
28ETX Capital76%
29EverFX78%
30eXcentral76%
31Exness83%
32FBS79%
33FIBO Group82%
34Fidelis84%
35Finexo79%
36FinFX PRO88%
37FOREX.com72%
38Forex4you81%
39Fort Financial Services77%
40FP Markets76%
41FreshForex79%
42FX Giants87%
43FXCC66%
44FXCM79%
45FXDD75%
46FXFlat80%
47FxGlory85%
48FxGrow75%
49FxNet73%
50FXOpen60%
51FxPro76%
52FXTM80%
53GKFX81%
54GO Markets82%
55Grand Capital88%
56Hantec Markets86%
57HotForex74%
58HugosWay82%
59HYCM81%
60IC Markets79%
61IFC Markets85%
62IG Markets76%
63INGOT76%
64InstaForex81%
65Interactive Brokers Group, Inc.76%
66Investous81%
67IronFX73%
68JustForex82%
69LCG80%
70LegacyFX88%
71Libertex83%
72LiteForex86%
73Marketiva87%
74Markets.com79%
75MultiBank76%
76Noble Trading78%
77NordFX67%
78NPBFX78%
79Oanda74%
80OctaFX76%
81Olymp Trade83%
82Orbex79%
83Pepperstone79%
84Plus50081%
85PrimeXBT79%
86RoboForex88%
87ROinvesting86%
88Saxo Bank79%
89Score Priority73%
90Stratton Markets83%
91Swissquote Bank79%
92TeleTrade74%
93Tickmill70%
94Trade36068%
95Tradeview Forex89%
96Trading.com80%
97TusarFX79%
98UFXMarkets76%
99USG90%
100Vantage FX79%
101Varengold78%
102Windsor Brokers76%
103XM79%
104XTB80%

So, if you are wondering What percentage of stock traders lose money?

Or, What percentage of forex traders lose money?

It is clear; a greater percentage (79%+) of traders lose money.

We can’t bury our heads in the sand to know that most people dabbling with forex trading or stock trading – retail traders – shouldn’t be.

Trading in leveraged products can make you rich if you know what you are doing, but it leaves most who attempt it poorer.

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