Online Broker Comparison

This online broker comparison is designed to bring more clarity into your broker selection. You can compare online brokerages side by side across 9 main categories that saves yo tens of hours of research.

Methodology:

Data collected based on Brokerchooser's structured online broker review methodology, a work of 8 people. The online brokers compared don't know they are being reviewed. Brokerages are featured independently of any compensation they might give to Brokerchooser.

Country of origin
Listed on stock exchange
Banking background
Fees score
Fees summary
Apple benchmark fee
Vodafone benchmark fee
EURUSD benchmark fee
EURGBP benchmark fee
EURUSD spread
EURGBP spread
USA tech fund buy
Europe stock fund buy
Apple financing rate
Vodafone financing rate
EURUSD financing rate
EURGBP financing rate
Account fee
Inactivity fee
Withdrawal fee
Deposit and withdrawal score
Bank transfer
Credit/Debit card
Electronic wallets
Number of base currencies
Bank Transfer
Credit/Debit card
Electronic wallets
Account opening score
Minimum deposit
Time to open account
Needed documents
Web platform score
Mobile platform score
Desktop platform score
Markets and products score
Stock
ETF
Forex
Fund
Bond
Options
Futures
Crypto
CFD
CFD risk warning
Research score
Education score
Customer service score
Telephone
Live chat
24/7 availability
Investor protection amount
Country of regulation
5 stars
Overall score: 4.8
USA
Yes
No
4 stars
Very low fees, especially in the USA
$2.2
$17.9
$23.0
$17.0
$1.0
$8.7
$4.6
0.5
0.3
$15.0
$4.6
$5.0
$10.0
$7.0
$24.7
$19.4
$8.5
$24.7
$22.8
5.8%
3.9%
4.9%
3.3%
No
Yes
$0
2 stars
Yes
No
No
21
Yes
No
No
3 stars
$0
1-3 days
Proof of identity: national ID / passport / driver's license
Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill / driver's license / credit card statement
4 stars
4 stars
3 stars
5 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
CFDs carry risk. 62% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading with this provider.
4 stars
5 stars
4 stars
Yes
Yes
No
£50,000 or $500,000 ($250,000 cash) in Europe depending on the assets you hold; $500,000 ($250,000) in the US
UK, USA, India, Australia, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong
5 stars
Overall score: 4.7
Denmark
No
Yes
3 stars
Average trading and non-trading fees
$20.0
$15.0
$58.4
$27.2
$9.9
$7.2
$11.4
0.6
1.0
-
-
$91.2
$91.2
$60.0
$72.5
$68.4
$60.0
$72.5
$68.4
7.1%
5.3%
15.5%
6.7%
No
Yes
$0
5 stars
Yes
Yes
No
32
Yes
No
No
3 stars
$725
1-3 days
Proof of identity: personal ID / passport / driver's licence
Proof of residence: ID card / insurance card / utility bill / bank statement
5 stars
5 stars
5 stars
4 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
CFDs carry risk. 72-74% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading with this provider.
5 stars
5 stars
3 stars
Yes
No
No
€100,000 for cash deposits and €20,000 for securities for most European countries
Denmark, UK, France, Switzerland, Singapore, UAE, Japan, South Africa, Australia
5 stars
Overall score: 4.6
Netherlands
No
No
5 stars
Very low fees
$1.4
$11.1
-
-
$0.6
$5.4
$5.7
-
-
$10.6
$10.6
-
$11.5
$6.5
-
$10.3
$6.5
$30.2
$10.3
4.3%
2.5%
-
-
No
No
$0
3 stars
Yes
No
Yes
9
Yes
No
No
5 stars
$0
1 day
Proof of identity: ID / passport
Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill
4 stars
4 stars
-
3 stars
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
CFDs carry risk. 65% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading with this provider.
2 stars
0 stars
3 stars
Yes
No
No
€20,000
Netherlands, UK
5 stars
Overall score: 4.5
Switzerland
Yes
Yes
2 stars
High trading fees
$30.2
$73.0
$18.9
$42.8
$25.0
$36.3
$28.5
1.7
1.7
$9.0
$9.0
$75.0
$57.0
$19.9
$29.0
$11.4
$19.9
-
$11.4
5.2%
4.0%
4.3%
10.5%
No
No
$10
4 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
3
Yes
No
No
5 stars
$0
1 day
Proof of identity: national ID / passport / video identification
Proof of residency: bank statement / ID / video identification
3 stars
3 stars
-
4 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
CFDs carry risk. 77% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading with this provider.
2 stars
5 stars
5 stars
Yes
Yes
No
CHF 100,000 at the Swiss entity, £50,000 at the UK entity
Switzerland, UK, UAE, Hong Kong
5 stars
Overall score: 4.5
Poland
Yes
No
4 stars
Low non-trading fees and financing rates, high trading fees
$18.1
$24.4
$17.1
$9.0
$8.0
$11.6
$9.1
0.3
0.5
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
6.0%
3.1%
4.1%
1.7%
No
No
$0
5 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
4
Yes
No
No
5 stars
$250
1 day
Proof of identity: ID / passport / driver's license
Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill
4 stars
4 stars
4 stars
2 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
CFDs carry risk. In the UK, 79%, while in the rest of Europe 82% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.
4 stars
5 stars
5 stars
Yes
Yes
No
£50,000 for UK clients; €20,100 for other European clients
UK, Poland, Cyprus, Belize
5 stars
Overall score: 4.5
UK
Yes
No
4 stars
Very low fees, especially in Europe
$3.2
$2.7
$23.0
$17.0
$1.5
$2.4
$2.4
0.5
0.3
$25.0
$2.4
$1.5
$17.1
$15.0
$21.8
$17.1
$17.5
$13.8
$15.4
5.8%
3.9%
4.9%
3.3%
No
Yes
$0
2 stars
Yes
No
No
21
Yes
No
No
2 stars
$5,000
1-3 days
Proof of identity: national ID / passport / driver's license
Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill / driver's license / credit card statement
2 stars
4 stars
3 stars
5 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. Between 74-89% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs.
3 stars
0 stars
4 stars
Yes
No
No
£50,000
UK
5 stars
Overall score: 4.5
USA
No
No
4 stars
Low US options and stock fees
$5.2
-
-
-
$2.5
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
$5.0
-
-
$12.5
-
-
8.0%
-
-
-
No
No
$45
2 stars
Yes
No
No
1
Yes
No
No
4 stars
$0
1-3 days
Proof of identity: ID / passport
Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill
4 stars
4 stars
4 stars
1 stars
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
-
4 stars
5 stars
5 stars
Yes
Yes
No
$500,000 (securities up to $500,000, cash up to $250,000)
USA
5 stars
Overall score: 4.5
UK
Yes
No
2 stars
High trading fees, low financing rates
$34.9
$30.5
$12.3
$13.6
$15.0
$11.6
$11.4
0.8
1.2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
5.8%
4.0%
2.9%
2.9%
No
Yes
$0
5 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
4
Yes
Yes
No
4 stars
$300
1-3 days
Proof of identity: ID / passport / driver's license
Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill
5 stars
5 stars
-
3 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
CFDs carry risk. 76% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading with this provider. CFDs are not provided for US clients. Forex trading involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits.
3 stars
5 stars
5 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
£50,000 in Europe, no protection in the US
UK, EU, Switzerland, US, Singapore, Japan, South-Africa, UAE
5 stars
Overall score: 4.5
Australia
No
No
5 stars
Low FX and stock CFD fees
$3.9
-
$15.7
$12.0
-
-
-
0.1
0.4
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
6.5%
-
3.8%
2.6%
No
No
$0
5 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
10
Yes
Yes
Yes
5 stars
$200
1 day
Proof of identity: national ID / passport / driver's license
Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill / credit card statement
4 stars
4 stars
4 stars
1 stars
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. Between 74-89% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs.
4 stars
5 stars
4 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
No protection
Australia
4 stars
Overall score: 4.4
USA
Yes
No
4 stars
Low fees, especially for high-volume traders.
$2.2
-
-
-
$1.0
-
-
-
-
$15.0
$15.0
$20.0
$20.0
$10.0
-
-
$15.0
-
-
9.3%
-
-
-
No
Yes
$35
2 stars
Yes
No
No
9
Yes
No
No
4 stars
$500
1-3 days
Proof of identity: ID / passport / driver's license
Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill
4 stars
5 stars
3 stars
2 stars
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
-
4 stars
5 stars
3 stars
Yes
Yes
No
$500,000 (securities up to $500,000, cash up to $250,000)
USA
4 stars
Overall score: 4.4
Netherlands
No
No
3 stars
Low trading and average non-trading fees
$10.2
$26.6
$16.0
$17.0
$5.0
$13.1
$6.8
0.1
0.5
-
$6.8
$10.0
$16.0
$24.0
$50.8
$20.0
$35.0
$29.0
$28.5
7.1%
5.3%
3.8%
3.8%
No
Yes
$0
2 stars
Yes
No
No
21
Yes
No
No
3 stars
$3,420
1-3 days
Proof of identity: national ID / passport / driver's license
Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill
3 stars
4 stars
3 stars
4 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
CFDs carry risk. 62% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading with this provider.
4 stars
3 stars
4 stars
Yes
Yes
No
£50,000 or $500,000 ($250,000 cash) in Europe depending on the assets you hold
Netherlands, UK, USA
4 stars
Overall score: 4.4
Israel
No
No
4 stars
Very low fees
$3.6
$3.6
$19.1
$18.2
$1.8
$1.8
$1.8
3.0
4.0
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
8.9%
8.9%
3.7%
2.5%
No
Yes
$25
4 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
1
Yes
Yes
Yes
5 stars
$200
1 day
Proof of identity: passport / personal ID
Proof of residency: utility bill
4 stars
5 stars
-
3 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
CFDs carry risk. 76% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading with this provider.
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
No
Yes
No
£50,000 for UK residents, €20,000 for residents of non-UK countries
UK, Cyprus, Australia
4 stars
Overall score: 4.4
Israel
Yes
No
4 stars
Moderately competitive fees, but high financing rates
$8.9
$7.6
$17.6
$13.2
-
-
-
0.6
0.9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
13.9%
12.1%
4.5%
3.0%
No
Yes
$0
5 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
3
Yes
Yes
Yes
5 stars
$114
1 day
Proof of identity: ID / passport
Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill
4 stars
5 stars
-
2 stars
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
CFDs carry risk. 80.6% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading with this provider.
1 stars
2 stars
5 stars
No
Yes
Yes
£50,000 in the UK, €20,000 in other European countries
UK, Cyprus, Australia, New-Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Israel
4 stars
Overall score: 4.4
Australia
No
No
4 stars
Average FX fees
-
-
$17.6
$14.1
-
-
-
1.2
1.4
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
4.2%
3.0%
No
No
$20
4 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
10
Yes
Yes
Yes
4 stars
$0
1-3 days
Proof of identity: ID / passport
Proof of residency: utility bill
4 stars
4 stars
4 stars
1 stars
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
CFDs carry risk. 78% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading with this provider.
3 stars
3 stars
5 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
£50,000 in Europe
UK, Australia
4 stars
Overall score: 4.4
UK
Yes
No
3 stars
Low FX fees, high CFD fees
$22.1
$30.7
$13.6
$14.8
-
-
-
0.7
1.1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
5.8%
4.0%
3.3%
3.3%
No
Yes
$0
4 stars
Yes
Yes
No
9
Yes
Yes
No
4 stars
$0
>3 days
Proof of identity: national ID / passport / driver's license
Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill / credit card statement
4 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
CFDs carry risk. 70% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading with this provider.
5 stars
5 stars
5 stars
Yes
Yes
No
£50,000
UK, Australia, Singapore
4 stars
Overall score: 4.3
USA
Yes
No
3 stars
Low FX fees, high CFD fees
$22.1
$30.7
$14.6
$15.7
-
-
-
1.3
1.5
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
5.8%
4.0%
3.3%
3.3%
No
Yes
$0
4 stars
Yes
Yes
No
7
Yes
Yes
No
4 stars
$50
>3 days
Proof of identity: national ID / passport / driver's license
Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill / credit card statement
4 stars
4 stars
3 stars
1 stars
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
CFDs carry risk. 70% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading with this provider.
5 stars
5 stars
5 stars
Yes
Yes
No
£50,000
UK, USA, Canada, Japan
4 stars
Overall score: 4.3
Israel/Cyprus
No
No
4 stars
Low financing rates, but high trading fees
$5.6
$6.8
$28.6
$32.4
-
-
-
2.4
6.2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
7.9%
6.0%
6.6%
5.0%
No
No
$0
5 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
5
Yes
Yes
Yes
5 stars
$100
1 day
Proof of identity: ID / passport / driver's license
Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill
3 stars
4 stars
-
2 stars
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
CFDs carry risk. 73% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading with this provider.
4 stars
5 stars
5 stars
Yes
Yes
No
€20,000
Cyprus, South Africa
4 stars
Overall score: 4.3
UK
No
No
4 stars
Average FX fees
-
-
$13.8
$16.4
-
-
-
1.3
2.2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3.1%
3.1%
No
Yes
$0
4 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
7
Yes
Yes
No
4 stars
$0
1-3 days
Photo ID, and proof of residence.
3 stars
2 stars
3 stars
1 stars
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
CFDs carry risk. 79.79% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading with this provider.
5 stars
5 stars
5 stars
Yes
Yes
No
£50,000 in Europe
UK, Australia
4 stars
Overall score: 4.2
USA
No
No
3 stars
Average FX fees
-
-
$19.4
$14.7
-
-
-
1.3
1.4
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
4.5%
3.0%
No
Yes
$35
4 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
9
Yes
No
No
4 stars
$0
1-3 days
Proof of identity: ID / passport
Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill
5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
1 stars
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
CFDs carry risk. 77% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading with this provider.
4 stars
4 stars
3 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
£50,000 in Europe
USA, UK, Australia, Singapore, Canada
4 stars
Overall score: 4.2
Germany
Yes
Yes
2 stars
Average fees
$29.6
$29.9
$28.6
$26.1
$14.7
$14.7
$11.3
2.0
3.0
$20.0
$20.0
$34.0
$30.6
-
-
$51.3
-
-
$51.3
7.7%
5.9%
6.8%
5.2%
No
Yes
$0
4 stars
Yes
No
No
12
Yes
No
No
2 stars
$0
>3 days
Proof of identity: personal ID / passport / driver's licence / video identification
Proof of residence: utility bill / bank statement / video identification
4 stars
3 stars
-
3 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
CFDs carry risk. 81% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading with this provider.
5 stars
4 stars
4 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
€100,000 for cash deposits and €20,000 for securities
Germany
4 stars
Overall score: 4.1
US
No
No
4 stars
Free US stock, option, and crypto trading. Non-US stocks are costly.
$0.0
$100.0
-
-
$0.0
$50.0
$50.0
-
-
-
-
-
-
$0.0
-
-
-
-
-
6.0%
6.0%
-
-
No
No
$0
3 stars
Yes
No
No
2
Yes
No
No
5 stars
$0
1 day
Proof of identity: ID / passport / driver's license
5 stars
5 stars
-
1 stars
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
-
3 stars
0 stars
1 stars
No
No
No
$500,000 (securities up to $500,000, cash up to $250,000)
USA
4 stars
Overall score: 4.1
Germany
Yes
Yes
3 stars
Average trading and low non-trading fees
$36.4
-
$28.9
$19.5
$18.1
-
$9.4
1.1
2.0
$6.7
$6.7
$6.5
$6.7
-
-
-
-
-
-
7.1%
5.3%
7.3%
4.1%
No
No
$0
3 stars
Yes
No
No
1
Yes
No
No
2 stars
$0
>3 days
Proof of identity: national ID / passport / driver's license
Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill
3 stars
4 stars
3 stars
3 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
CFDs carry risk. 79.51% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading with this provider.
3 stars
4 stars
4 stars
Yes
No
No
€100,000 for cash deposits and €20,000 for securities
Germany
4 stars
Overall score: 3.6
Luxembourg
No
Yes
1 stars
High trading fees
$38.3
$38.6
$57.9
$62.3
$19.0
$19.0
$30.4
2.6
4.0
$17.1
$17.1
-
-
$60.0
$72.5
$68.4
$70.0
$87.0
$79.8
7.2%
5.7%
5.0%
5.0%
No
Yes
$0
3 stars
Yes
No
No
9
Yes
No
No
1 stars
$0
>3 days
Proof of identity: national ID / passport
Proof of residency: bank statement / ID
3 stars
3 stars
-
2 stars
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. Between 74-89% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs.
4 stars
1 stars
4 stars
Yes
No
No
€100,000 for cash deposits and €20,000 for securities
Luxembourg
3 stars
Overall score: 2.8
Luxembourg
Yes
Yes
1 stars
Very high trading fees
$168.9
$169.2
-
-
$84.4
$84.4
$84.4
-
-
$14.8
$14.8
-
$85.5
-
-
-
-
-
-
7.2%
5.5%
-
-
Yes
No
$1
1 stars
Yes
No
No
4
Yes
No
No
0 stars
$57,000
>3 days
Proof of identity: ID / passport / driver's license
Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill
2 stars
3 stars
-
2 stars
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. Between 74-89% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs.
2 stars
0 stars
1 stars
Yes
No
No
€20,000
Luxembourg

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