Compare BGL BNP Paribas vs Pepperstone


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

BGL BNP Paribas vs Pepperstone
overall rating
2.7
4.5
overall pros
  • Good stock market coverage
  • High investor protection
  • Low forex and equity index CFD fees
  • Great customer service
  • Seamless and free deposit and withdrawal
overall cons
  • High fees
  • Complicated account opening
  • Limited research tools
  • Only forex and CFDs
  • Basic news flow,
  • No investor protection for non-EU clients
fees
0.7
  • Transparent fee structure
  • High trading fees
  • High non-trading fees
4.4
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low forex fees
  • High financing rate for CFDs
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
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
2.0
  • No deposit fee
  • Not user-friendly
  • Only bank transfer
4.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • High bank withdrawal fee for clients outside the EU/Australia
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)
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
3.0
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Not user-friendly
  • Limited order types
  • No price alerts
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
desktop trading platform
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
markets and products
3.2
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
1.7
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
1.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
  • Basic fundamental data missing for most stocks
2.8
  • Trading ideas
  • Daily market analysis
  • News flow is rather basic
customer service
1.8
  • English, French and German customer support
  • No live chat
  • Irrelevant answers
  • Not reliable email support
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
education
0.0
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Webinars
  • 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
  • Negative balance 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 Forex traders looking for low fees and good customer service
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