Compare BGL BNP Paribas vs Passfolio


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how BGL BNP Paribas stacks up against Passfolio!

BGL BNP Paribas vs Passfolio
overall rating
2.6
4.1
overall pros
  • Good stock market coverage
  • High investor protection
  • Free US stock and ETF trading
  • Great mobile platform
  • Fast and fully digital account opening
overall cons
  • High fees
  • Complicated account opening
  • Limited research tools
  • Limited product portfolio focusing on US markets
  • Deposit is not user-friendly
  • Missing web and desktop platforms
fees
0.7
  • Transparent fee structure
  • High trading fees
  • High non-trading fees
5.0
  • Free stock and ETF trading for products priced above $5
  • No account opening and maintenance fees
account opening
0.0
  • Multicurrency account with access to banking products (card, insurance, term deposits)
  • Slow
  • Not fully digital
  • Minimum deposit is higher than $500
5.0
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Verification in 15 minutes
  • Verification can be buggy on desktop
deposit and withdrawal
2.0
  • No deposit fee
  • Not user-friendly
  • Only bank transfer
1.5
  • No deposit fee
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
  • Not user-friendly
web trading platform
2.5
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Order confirmation
  • Not user-friendly
  • No clear fee report available
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
3.0
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Not user-friendly
  • Limited order types
  • No price alerts
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Limited order types
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
markets and products
3.2
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
2.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Crypto
research
1.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
  • Basic fundamental data missing for most stocks
1.5
  • User-friendly
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
customer service
1.8
  • English, French and German customer support
  • No live chat
  • Irrelevant answers
  • Not reliable email support
3.5
  • Relevant answers
  • Fast email support
  • No 24/7 support
  • Couldn't reach phone support on multiple occasions
education
0.0
2.5
  • Quality educational texts
  • No demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
recommended for Investors appreciating personal advisory services and other benefits offered by a large banking group Beginners and long-term investors focusing on the US stock market
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