Compare ActivTrades vs Plus500


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how ActivTrades stacks up against Plus500!

ActivTrades vs Plus500
overall rating
4.4
4.3
overall pros
  • Low trading fees
  • Free deposit and withdrawal
  • Good customer support and education services
  • Easy-to-use platform
  • Low CFD fees
  • Great account opening
overall cons
  • Slim product portfolio
  • Basic research tools
  • High minimum deposit
  • Limited product range, only CFDs
  • Minimal research tools
  • Mediocre educational section
fees
4.3
  • Low trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee
2.9
  • Low trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee
account opening
3.8
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • User-friendly
  • Minimum deposit is $1,000
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Minor account currencies not available
5.0
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Five withdrawals per month free
web trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
desktop trading platform
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
markets and products
1.4
  • Forex
  • CFD
1.9
  • CFD
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
  • User-friendly
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
5.0
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 availability
  • No phone support
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • One to one training
2.5
  • Demo account
  • Educational videos
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No webinars
  • 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
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Negative balance protection
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • Does not hold a banking license
recommended for Forex and CFD traders looking for low fees and great deposit/withdrawal conditions Experienced traders looking for an easy-to-use platform and a great user experience
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