Arab Financial Brokers was founded in 2005, with thousands of active accounts across the Gulf and other Arab nations. Growth factors include the availability of Islamic accounts, and the fact that clients can start trading at a rate as low as $50. The AFB trading platform runs on the meta trader 4 and offers different platforms such as mobile and multi-terminal trading levels. AFB clients can be found in fifty two countries and vary from individual speculators to asset managers, white labels and introductory brokers. In 2010 the firm succeeded in obtaining the CIF registration License from the CySEC.