As most of the other large European countries, France is also home to some low spread forex brokers. However, it’s important to note that these are all subject to rules from the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). This means that the amount of leverage brokers are allowed to offer is limited to a maximum of 1:30 on major FX pairs.
Although leverage may not be very high, French traders looking to trade with a broker in their own country should still be thankful that spreads are often quite low. And as all professional traders know, it is absolutely essential to keep spreads and commissions as low as possible in order to stay profitable.