Compare Capital.com vs RBC Direct Investing


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

Capital.com vs RBC Direct Investing
overall rating
4.3
4.1
overall pros
  • Great account opening experience
  • Excellent customer support
  • Free deposit/withdrawal options
  • Quick, useful customer service
  • Easy account opening in some cases
  • High-quality educational tools
overall cons
  • Limited product portfolio
  • High forex fees
  • No trading ideas and fundamental data
  • Only US and Canadian markets covered
  • Lack of withdrawal/deposit options
  • Outdated mobile trading platform
fees
2.9
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High forex fees
  • High financing rate
3.4
  • No mutual fund trading fee
  • No withdrawal fee for RBC clients
  • Quarterly account fee
  • High withdrawal fee for non-RBC clients
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
3.9
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Account opening complicated for non-RBC bank account holders
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Smaller currencies not available
2.4
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Free withdrawal for clients with RBC bank account
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Fewer withdrawal and deposit options for non-RBC clients
web trading platform
3.9
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
2.9
  • Clear fee report
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Outdated design
mobile trading platform
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No Touch/Face ID login
0.7
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • Not user-friendly
  • No price alerts
  • Bugs
desktop trading platform
markets and products
2.2
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
2.3
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
research
3.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Quality news flow
  • User-friendly
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
3.8
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Baisc news feed
  • Basic charting tools
customer service
5.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
education
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Educational videos
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No webinars
  • 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
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • No negative balance protection
recommended for Forex and CFD traders looking for great trading platform and customer service Investors, including beginners, focusing on the Canadian and US markets
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