Compare ATFX vs Saxo Bank


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how ATFX stacks up against Saxo Bank!

ATFX vs Saxo Bank
overall rating
4.3
4.8
overall pros
  • Low forex fees
  • Fast and easy account opening
  • Free deposit and withdrawal options
  • Great trading platform
  • Outstanding research
  • Broad product portfolio
overall cons
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Slow email support
  • No fundamental data
  • High bond, options and futures fees
  • High minimum deposit
  • Lacks live chat and 24/7 availability
fees
4.0
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • Average CFD fees
3.0
  • Low forex fees
  • Low fund fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee
  • High bond, options and futures fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • User-friendly
  • High minimum deposit for accounts other than 'Standard'
2.5
  • Fully digital
  • User-friendly
  • Available in almost every country
  • Minimum deposit is high in certain countries
  • Slow account verification
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • A limited number of available base currencies
4.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Electronic wallets not available for deposit or withdrawal
web trading platform
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • Poor design
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
mobile trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Modern design
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
  • No order confirmation
5.0
  • 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
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
markets and products
1.5
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
5.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • SaxoSelect
research
3.5
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
  • Limited news feed
5.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Most fundamental data is not free of charge
customer service
3.8
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Great phone support
  • No 24/7 support
  • Slow communication via email
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No educational articles
  • Regulated by the top-tier FCA
  • High level of investor protection under FCA
  • Negative balance protection under FCA and CySEC
  • 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
  • Negative balance protection for EU (+some MENA) customers
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Forex and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader 4 trading platform Investors and traders looking for a great trading platform and solid research
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