Compare ActivTrades vs Pepperstone


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

ActivTrades vs Pepperstone
overall rating
4.4
4.4
overall pros
  • Low trading fee
  • Free deposit and withdrawal
  • Good customer support and education
  • Fast and fully digital account opening
  • Great customer service
  • Seamless and free deposit and withdrawal
overall cons
  • Slim product portfolio
  • Basic research tools
  • High minimum deposit
  • Only forex and CFDs
  • Basic news flow
  • No investor protection for non-EU client
fees
4.3
  • Low trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee
3.7
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High costs for holding positions overnight
account opening
3.8
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • User-friendly
  • Minimum deposit is $1,000
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Minor account currencies are not available
4.3
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • High bank withdrawal fee for clients outside the EU/Australia
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
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
desktop trading platform
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
markets and products
1.4
  • Forex
  • CFD
1.7
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
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
  • Daily market analysis
  • Newsflow is basic within MetaTrader
  • No fundamental data available
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • One to one training
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos and 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
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
recommended for Forex and CFD traders who looking for low fees and great deposit/withdrawal Forex traders looking for great account opening and customer service
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