Compare BGL BNP Paribas vs TradeStation Global


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

BGL BNP Paribas vs TradeStation Global
overall rating
2.7
4.6
overall pros
  • Good stock market coverage
  • High investor protection
  • Low trading fees
  • Wide range of products
  • Fast and relevant customer service
overall cons
  • High fees
  • Complicated account opening
  • Limited research tools
  • Not user-friendly deposit and withdrawal
  • Complicated account opening
  • Limited education materials
fees
0.7
  • Transparent fee structure
  • High trading fees
  • High non-trading fees
4.1
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • High fund 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
2.8
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Minimum deposit is higher than $500
  • Not user-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
2.0
  • No deposit fee
  • Not user-friendly
  • Only bank transfer
2.5
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • No charge for the first withdrawal every month.
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • 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)
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Difficult to set the alerts
mobile trading platform
3.0
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Not user-friendly
  • Limited order types
  • No price alerts
3.5
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • User interface is a bit complex
desktop trading platform
3.0
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Not user-friendly
  • Poor search function
  • Overly complicated installation
markets and products
3.2
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
5.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Warrants
  • Structured Products
  • Indices
  • Metals
research
1.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
  • Basic fundamental data missing for most stocks
4.3
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Limited fundamental data
customer service
1.8
  • English, French and German customer support
  • No live chat
  • Irrelevant answers
  • Not reliable email support
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
0.0
1.8
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • 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
  • 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 Traders and investors looking for low fees and a wide selection of products
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