Compare BGL BNP Paribas vs Robinhood


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

BGL BNP Paribas vs Robinhood
overall rating
2.7
4.5
overall pros
  • Good stock market coverage
  • High investor protection
  • Free US stock and ETF trading
  • Great mobile and web trading platforms
  • Fast and fully digital account opening
overall cons
  • High fees
  • Complicated account opening
  • Limited research tools
  • Limited product range
  • Weak customer support
  • Few educational materials
fees
0.7
  • Transparent fee structure
  • High trading fees
  • High non-trading fees
4.9
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Commission-free US stock trading
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
  • Available only for US and Australian clients
deposit and withdrawal
2.0
  • No deposit fee
  • Not user-friendly
  • Only bank transfer
2.3
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Instant deposit up to $1,000 per week
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Depositing larger amounts takes longer
  • Wire withdrawal is pricey
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)
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • 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
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
desktop trading platform
markets and products
3.2
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
2.4
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Options
  • Crypto
research
1.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
  • Basic fundamental data missing for most stocks
3.6
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
customer service
1.8
  • English, French and German customer support
  • No live chat
  • Irrelevant answers
  • Not reliable email support
1.0
  • Relevant answers
  • No phone support
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
0.0
1.5
  • Quality educational texts
  • No demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational 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
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Investors appreciating personal advisory services and other benefits offered by a large banking group Beginners and buy-and-hold investors focusing on the US stock market
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