Compare ActivTrades vs Flatex


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how ActivTrades stacks up against Flatex!

ActivTrades vs Flatex
overall rating
4.4
4.3
overall pros
  • Low trading fees
  • Free deposit and withdrawal
  • Good customer support and education services
  • Low stock, ETF, fund and bond fees
  • Strong company background
  • Great educational tools
overall cons
  • Slim product portfolio
  • Basic research tools
  • High minimum deposit
  • High forex fees and margin rates
  • Complicated account opening for non-German residents
  • Only bank transfer available for deposits and withdrawals
fees
4.3
  • Low trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee
3.1
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Low fund fees
  • High forex fees
  • High margin rates
account opening
3.8
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • User-friendly
  • Minimum deposit is $1,000
2.0
  • No minimum deposit
  • Fully digital account opening for German/Austrian clients
  • Slow
  • Not fully digital
  • Not user-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Minor account currencies not available
3.0
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
web trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
3.5
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No clear fee report available
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
2.8
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Not user-friendly
  • No clear fee report available
  • Available only for a fee
markets and products
1.4
  • Forex
  • CFD
4.2
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • CFD
  • Warrants
  • Certificates
  • Turbos
research
3.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • Good set of analytical tools
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • No trading ideas
  • No/poor quality news flow
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • One to one training
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No educational articles
  • Negative balance protection
  • Regulated by top-tier FCA
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Banking background
  • Listed on stock exchange
recommended for Forex and CFD traders looking for low fees and great deposit/withdrawal conditions Investors and CFD traders speaking German and focusing on European securities
×