Compare ActivTrades vs FP Markets


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

ActivTrades vs FP Markets
overall rating
4.4
4.4
overall pros
  • Low trading fees
  • Free deposit and withdrawal
  • Good customer support and education services
  • Low forex fees
  • Easy and fast account opening
  • Quick deposits and withdrawals
overall cons
  • Slim product portfolio
  • Basic research tools
  • High minimum deposit
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Outdated web and desktop platform
fees
4.3
  • Low trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee
4.2
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low forex fees
  • High stock CFD fees
  • High fee for international bank withdrawal
account opening
3.8
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • User-friendly
  • Minimum deposit is $1,000
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit for forex accounts
  • High minimum account balance for CFD and stock account types
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Minor account currencies not available
4.7
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Some withdrawal options are not free of charge
web trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • Outdated design
mobile trading platform
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
  • No order confirmation
desktop trading platform
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
  • Search function could be improved
markets and products
1.4
  • Forex
  • CFD
2.0
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Stocks traded on the Australian Securities Exchange
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
3.3
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
3.5
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • Great email support
  • No 24/7 support
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • One to one training
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No webinars
  • 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
  • Negative balance protection under CySEC
  • €20,000 investor protection under CySEC
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • No negative balance protection under ASIC
  • No investor protection under ASIC
recommended for Forex and CFD traders looking for low fees and great deposit/withdrawal conditions Forex and CFD traders familiar with MetaTrader and IRESS trading platforms
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