Rakuten Securities – Forex Brokers Review & Rating

Rakuten Securities Australia (RSA) is a forex, indices and metals broker backed by the global expertise of Rakuten Securities, Inc. With its head office in Tokyo, Rakuten Securities, Inc. is one of the major online brokers in Japan and across Asia servicing over 2.6 million clients since 1999.

  • Start year: 1999
  • Country of origin: Australia
  • Regulation: ACN 153 803 804 | AFSL No. 418036
  • Payment options: Credit/debit cards, Neteller, Perfect Money, QIWI, RBK Money, Skrill, WebMoney, Wire transfer
  • Minimum account size: $50
  • Minimum lot size: 0.01 lot
  • Leverage: 1:400
  • Spreads: 0.01 pips on EUR/USD


Rakuten Securities Australia Pty Limited (ACN 153 803 804) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rakuten Securities Inc. Rakuten Securities Inc. is one of the largest retail FX brokers in the world by volume and is a subsidiary of Rakuten Inc. (TOKYO: 4755). Risk Warning: Rakuten Securities Australia Pty Limited (ACN 153 803 804) (Rakuten Securities Australia) is an authorised provider of over-the-counter derivatives such as margin foreign exchange contracts, contracts-for-difference (CFD). Rakuten Securities Australia holds AFSL number 418036.

Funding Channels

As a Rakuten Securities Australia client, you can fund your trading account with these currencies: AUD, USD, EUR and GBP. When you open your trading account, you may select which base currency you would like to utilise, and even have multiple accounts for these multiple currencies.


Rakuten Securities Australia runs its forex service on the MetaTrader platform. MetaTrader 4 (or commonly abbreviated to MT4), is a popular piece of software for trading forex and metals. Besides managing trades, it lets you analyse price with a slew of charts and technical analysis tools. With its highly customisable and modular approach, this our choice for dealing in forex.

Fixed Tight Spreads. No Commission.

Rakuten Securities Australia (RSA) uses pricing technology directly from our Tokyo platform as this allows us to leverage on the large order flow we see from our Japanese Head Office. This lets us offer our unique pricing model to the global markets. We do not charge any commission on our spreads.

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