Is CF Merchants a scam or legit broker?

No, it is not safe to trade with CF Merchants. The company is owned and operated by CF Merchants Limited,which is an offshore company registered in St. Vincent and the Grenadine.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is notorious for its practically absent requirements and regulations. Due to the setup cost is low and it does not regulate forex trading. Therefore, it became an offshore zone for shady forex brokers such as CapitalXP, TraderUR and more. You can read our detailed article about the risk of trading with brokers from St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

CF Merchants provides exchanging services for more than 50 currency pairs as well as indices, CFDs, gold, silver, oil and other commodities. According to the website, the organization was established in March 2011 and Company is incorporated in St. Vincent & the Grenadines as an International Trading company with the registration number 24535 IBC 2018.

However, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has announced that it does not issue any licenses for forex trading or brokerage nor does it regulate, monitor, supervise or license international companies, which engage in such activities. It means that CF Merchants or any other Forex broker that claims to be registered in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is not allowed to provide its financial services to the public.

We advise all investors and traders to avoid CF Merchants  and other brokers from St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Traders should trade with well-regulated brokers such as UK brokers or brokers in Australia and reliable brokers such as IG Markets and Plus500.

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