Compare BGL BNP Paribas vs Zacks Trade


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

BGL BNP Paribas vs Zacks Trade
overall rating
2.7
4.6
overall pros
  • Good stock market coverage
  • High investor protection
  • Low fees
  • Extensive stock and ETF selection
  • Great customer service.
overall cons
  • High fees
  • Complicated account opening
  • Limited research tools
  • Complex desktop platform and research tools
  • Slow and complicated account opening
  • Limited educational tools
fees
0.7
  • Transparent fee structure
  • High trading fees
  • High non-trading fees
4.3
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • No inactivity fee
  • Low margin rates
  • 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
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Slow
  • Not user-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
2.0
  • No deposit fee
  • Not user-friendly
  • Only bank transfer
3.5
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
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
3.5
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • User interface is a bit complex
  • Alerts only through chatbot
desktop trading platform
3.0
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Not user-friendly
  • Poor search function
  • Too complex for beginners
markets and products
3.2
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
3.8
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
research
1.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
  • Basic fundamental data missing for most stocks
3.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Not user-friendly
customer service
1.8
  • English, French and German customer support
  • No live chat
  • Irrelevant answers
  • Not reliable email support
4.3
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
education
0.0
2.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • No general education videos
  • No 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
  • 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 Traders and investors looking for comprehensive research tools, wide product selection, and low fees
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