Compare Axi vs Barclays


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

Axi vs Barclays
overall rating
4.4
4.3
overall pros
  • Low trading fees and no inactivity fee
  • No withdrawal and deposit fees
  • Fully digital account opening
  • Low fees
  • Solid company background
  • Great fundamental research
overall cons
  • Offers only forex and CFD trading
  • Limited research tools
  • 24/5 customer service
  • Limited to UK products
  • Current bank account is needed for mobile platform
  • Slow customer support
fees
4.3
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low forex fees
  • Low CFD fees
4.3
  • Low stock, ETF, fund, and bond fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • Volume-based monthly customer fee
account opening
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Low minimum deposit
  • Slower account opening time
3.8
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Slow
  • Account opening only for UK residents
deposit and withdrawal
4.4
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Withdrawal only via wire transfer or e-wallets
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Missing electronic wallets
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
3.4
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
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
  • Search function could be improved
markets and products
1.8
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
1.4
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
research
3.0
  • User-friendly
  • Great economic calendar
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
4.0
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited interactive charting
customer service
3.9
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
2.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
  • Slow support
education
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Not all contents are translated
1.5
  • Educational videos
  • Quality educational articles
  • No demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No webinars
  • 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
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • All clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
recommended for Forex traders familiar with the MetaTrader 4 platform Long-term investors looking for a broker with low fees and solid background
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