Compare Capital.com vs Halifax


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Capital.com stacks up against Halifax!

Capital.com vs Halifax
overall rating
4.3
4.0
overall pros
  • Great account opening experience
  • Excellent customer support
  • Free deposit/withdrawal options
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Good options for deposits and withdrawals
  • Quick and easy account opening
overall cons
  • Limited product portfolio
  • High forex fees
  • No trading ideas and fundamental data
  • High stock trading fees
  • Limited web-based platform
  • No mobile or desktop platforms
fees
2.9
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High forex fees
  • High financing rate
2.2
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High trading fees
  • High stock and ETF fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
4.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Not user-friendly
  • Only for UK residents
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Smaller currencies not available
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Only one account base currency
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
  • Electronic wallets not available
web trading platform
3.9
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
3.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No research capabilities in the portal
mobile trading platform
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No Touch/Face ID login
desktop trading platform
markets and products
2.2
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
3.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Investment Trusts
research
3.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Quality news flow
  • User-friendly
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
3.5
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Research tools not integrated into web trading platform
customer service
5.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
3.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
  • No response to email
education
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Educational videos
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • 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
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • All clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
recommended for Forex and CFD traders looking for great trading platform and customer service Beginners and long-term investors
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