Overview of KBC Equitas fees and charges

When it comes to brokerage fees KBC Equitas shows a mixed picture: some fees are high but some are low. First you need to figure out your approach or you should use our questionnaire to be able to tell whether KBC Equitas fees are an advantage for you. Continue reading about KBC Equitas fees and charges to see if this is the right brokerage for you or a similar broker like Interactive Brokers or Random Capital is better for you.

Here's a high level overview of KBC Equitas's fees

KBC Equitas Fees snapshot
Assets Fee level Fee terms
US stock fee Average 0.35% per transaction, min. $7.99
EURUSD fee - Not available
US tech fund fee Low K&H funds can be bought for $1-$2
Inactivity fee Low No inactivity fee

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KBC Equitas fees
KBC Equitas fees explained

We compare KBC Equitas fees with its closest competitors, Interactive Brokers and Random Capital.

KBC Equitas fees
KBC Equitas trading fees

KBC Equitas's trading fees are low which makes it suitable for you even if you trade often (i.e. multiple times a week).

Let's break down the trading fees into the different asset classes available at KBC Equitas.

Trading fees

KBC Equitas's trading fees are average.

Stock fees and ETF fees

KBC Equitas has average stock trading fees.

Stock fees of a $2,000 trade
KBC Equitas Interactive Brokers Random Capital
US stock $8.0 $1.0 $4.0
UK stock $11.3 $3.4 -
German stock $7.0 $3.0 $6.4

Fund fees

KBC Equitas fund fees are low.

A $2,000 fund buy fees
KBC Equitas Interactive Brokers Random Capital
Mutual fund $2.0 $15.0 -
EU mutual fund - $4.4 -

Bond fees

KBC Equitas has bond fees.

Bond fees of a $10,000 trade
KBC Equitas Interactive Brokers Random Capital
US Treasury bond - $5.0 -
EU government bond - $10.0 -

Futures fees

KBC Equitas's futures fees are .

Stock index futures fee of 10 contracts
KBC Equitas Interactive Brokers Random Capital
US micro e-mini stock index futures - $2.5 -
UK stock index futures - $19.2 -
German e-mini stock index futures - $7.9 -

Financing rates

KBC Equitas financing rates are .

If you want to trade on margin and prefer to hold your positions long, financing costs can be significant.

KBC Equitas yearly financing rates
KBC Equitas Interactive Brokers Random Capital
Apple CFD financing rate - 5.3% -
Vodafone CFD financing rate - 4.5% -
EURUSD financing rate - 2.7% -
EURGBP financing rate - 2.1% -

Leverage is a double-edged sword and can dramatically amplify your profits. It can also just as dramatically amplify your losses. Trading foreign exchange/CFDs with any level of leverage may not be suitable for all investors.

KBC Equitas fees
KBC Equitas non-trading fees

When it comes to looking at all the non-trading fees KBC Equitas is an average broker. This means that some of the non-trading fees are high, but the others are low or not charged at all.

Non-trading fees include various brokerage fees and charges at KBC Equitas that you pay not related to buying and selling assets. Among some others, typical non trading fees are withdrawal fee, deposit fee, inactivity fee and account fee.

A high level overview of how KBC Equitas stacks up in non-trading fees
KBC Equitas Interactive Brokers Random Capital
Withdrawal fee $5 $0 $2
Deposit fee $0 $0 $0
Inactivity fee No No No
Account fee Yes No No

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KBC Equitas deposit fee

Deposit fees are applied when you send money to your trading account from your bank account. Usually brokers don't charge money for that and KBC Equitas is not different: you will see the exact same amount on your brokerage account that you sent by any of the deposit methods KBC Equitas offers.

KBC Equitas deposit methods
KBC Equitas Interactive Brokers Random Capital
Bank transfer Yes Yes Yes
Credit/debit card No No No
Electronic wallets No No No
Deposit fee $0 $0 $0

KBC Equitas fees
KBC Equitas withdrawal fee

Unfortunately, quite like the majority of the online brokers we have reviewed KBC Equitas does charge a withdrawal fee of $5 for the bank transfer. This means that you need to pay this amount of money when you transfer your money back to your bank account. It's up to you to decide whether this is a high amount or not as it's dependent mostly on the size of the transferred amount.

KBC Equitas withdrawal fees and options compared
KBC Equitas Interactive Brokers Random Capital
Bank transfer Yes Yes Yes
Credit/debit card No No No
Electronic wallets No No No
Withdrawal fee with bank transfer $5 $0 $2

KBC Equitas fees
KBC Equitas inactivity fee

KBC Equitas does not apply an inactivity fee which is great because your account will not be charged even if you do not trade for a longer time period (months or years).

Author of this article

Krisztián Gátonyi

Author of this article

Krisztián has 15 years of experience in proprietary trading, mainly in the interbank currency market as a foreign exchange risk manager. He received his MSc degree in International Business from the University of Middlesex. He is interested also in real estate and dividend growth investing. His purpose is to help people find the best investment provider.

Krisztián Gátonyi

Senior Broker Expert

Krisztián has 15 years of experience in proprietary trading, mainly in the interbank currency market as a foreign exchange risk manager. He received his MSc degree in International Business from the University of Middlesex. He is interested also in real estate and dividend growth investing. His purpose is to help people find the best investment provider.

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