You could see several South African forex brokers out there on the web offering similar services. However, there would be differences in their quality of service and you could end up with the right one by checking the following.
There would be several regulatory bodies out there in some nations that are known for forex trading. These bodies would have the responsibility of analyzing the procedures and quality of all the trading brokers out there. If the brokerage is performing better and offering all the necessities to the traders, they would approve the brokerage. Hence, it is advisable to trade only with these approved brokers and not with others.
Platforms for trading
Although a broker could help you trade with the currency pairs, they could not do so without a medium to buy and sell them. This medium is nothing but a trading platform. Almost all brokers would have at least one platform, either a website or an application that you can use on your computer or mobile to access the market. You can do whatever you want with the currency pairs using this platform. The platform will also contain some tools and features that could help you excel in your trading sessions. However, you may end up with a broker with a low-quality platform also. So, you should check for the platform and its features before selecting a forex broker.
Additional tools and abilities
Trading platforms would not only help you to place your buy and sell orders but will also help you with some tools and indicators that would help you decide your future positions in the market. For instance, you will get a one-click order placement feature on a platform. If so, you need not worry about the formalities of buying or selling a currency pair. You can do so with one click. Also, some platforms would help with the financial charts that would contain all the previous performances with necessary details. You can get a clear idea of when to buy and sell. So, you can see better results in your trading activities. Likewise, there would be several additional tools and abilities in your platform and you should find a platform with a lot of such additions.
Let us assume that you are having issues with your withdrawal of funds or placement of an order in the platform of the broker. You would require help to get out of the issue. However, you could only contact the broker directly to sort the problem. The only way to do this is to use the chat or mailing system that would connect with the management of the brokerage instantly. It would be okay if you get a response quickly from that side. Sometimes, you may not get the response even for a long time. In such cases, you could lose your money at times. So, it is better to work only with a broker whose customer support system is better.