Compare Barclays vs Fusion Markets


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

Barclays vs Fusion Markets
overall rating
4.3
4.4
overall pros
  • Low fees
  • Solid company background
  • Great fundamental research
  • Low trading and non-trading fees
  • Fast and easy account opening
  • Great customer service
overall cons
  • Limited to UK products
  • Current bank account is needed for mobile platform
  • Slow customer support
  • Basic research tools
  • Limited educational tools
  • Limited product portfolio
fees
4.4
  • Low stock, ETF, fund, and bond fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • Volume-based monthly customer fee
4.8
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal or inactivity fees
account opening
3.8
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Slow
  • Account opening only for UK residents
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Missing electronic wallets
4.4
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
web trading platform
3.4
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
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
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
markets and products
1.4
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
1.8
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
4.0
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited interactive charting
2.3
  • User-friendly
  • Research tools can be added
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
customer service
2.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
  • Slow support
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
education
1.5
  • Educational videos
  • Quality educational articles
  • No demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No webinars
1.5
  • Demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • All clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Regulated by top-tier financial authority
  • No investor protection
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
recommended for Long-term investors looking for a broker with low fees and solid background Forex traders looking for low fees and a chance to use the MetaTrader 4 platform
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