High leverage is always good, as you won’t blow up all your money in one go. Fxview and FXCM are some good high leverage brokers that are also regulated. For me, the general rule of thumb to follow when using high leverage is 1:3 risk-reward ratio.
Always set your leverage to 50x leverage or less! The more leverage you have, the stronger effect the market's random variance has on you. Its very simple statistics. However, if you fail to understand this, I will gladly take your money.
1:200 means that for every $1 available in your account, you can trade up to $200. This is a leverage account leverage offered by mini accounts. Here, you might need a minimum deposit of $300 in your account, with which you can trader up to $60,000.
Brokers like coinexx, hotforex, XTB, and FXTM provide varied leverage starting from 1:50 to as high as 1:1000. The higher the leverage the lower the capital means that the funds involved are low- which means that it gives you the ability to fast track your potential returns.
High leverage is good for experienced traders. Helps them maximise their profits further. New traders should be a little careful with the kind of risk they are ready to take. I personally think that it’s better to trade with a broker that offers flexible leverage, along with educational material. MAM accounts / Social trading, are other good ways of capitalizing on the benefits that leverage can offer. Check out Turnkey forex and etoro for such options.
The lower the leverage for new traders, the better. 1: 200 Leverage is much better for a new trader. If the leverage is low, the trader can keep his account risk free. And if the leverage is high, the account is not protected.