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Best trading platform for Europeans in 2017

| Natalija Jovanovic Natalija Jovanovic

We tested 10 online brokers for European customers and evaluated their trading platforms based on criteria including charting tools, customisability, research, etc. Our top five picks for the best trading platform for Europeans in 2017 are:

  • Saxo Bank, the Danish investment bank
  • Swissquote, the Swiss brokerage firm
  • eToro, the Israeli social trading broker
  • DEGIRO, the Dutch discount broker
  • Comdirect, German Commerzbank’s online trading platform
  Saxo Bank Swissquote Comdirect DEGIRO eToro
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Overall 3.8 3.8 3.5 3.3 2.8

 


How to buy shares online

| Gergely Korpos Gergely Korpos

I am pretty sure you already imagined several times to invest in the stock exchange, gain enough cash to travel the world and rest for your entire life.

Achieving this vision is not easy but you have to start somewhere, and buying shares online is one of the best ways for that. The good news is you can do this fully online. In this article I will explain jargon-free how to buy shares online. It is not as easy as watching TV series, but don’t worry it is not rocket science either.


Draft Best trading platform for Europeans in 2017

| Natalija Jovanovic Natalija Jovanovic

We tested 10 online brokers for European customers and evaluated their trading platforms based on criteria including charting tools, customisability, research, etc. Our top five picks are:

  • Saxo Bank, the Danish investment bank
  • Swissquote, the Swiss brokerage firm
  • eToro, the Israeli social trading broker
  • DEGIRO, the Dutch discount broker
  • Comdirect, German Commerzbank’s online trading platform
  Saxo Bank Swissquote Comdirect DEGIRO eToro
Interactive charting tools ★★★★★ ★★★ ★★★★★ ★★★ ★★★★★
Search function ★★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Customisability ★★ ★★★★★ ★★★ ★★
Research ★★★★★ ★★★ ★★★ ★★
Variety of order types ★★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★★ ★★★★★ ★★★
Two-step authentication
Overall 3.8 3.8 3.5 3.3 2.8

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