Compare City Index vs Comdirect


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how City Index stacks up against Comdirect!

City Index vs Comdirect
overall rating
4.6
4.4
overall pros
  • Low fees for forex and index CFDs
  • Fast and smooth account opening
  • Diverse research tools
  • Extensive range of products and exchanges
  • Well-made mobile platform
  • Rock-solid background
overall cons
  • Limited product portfolio
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Not user-friendly desktop platform
  • High fees
  • Complicated account opening for non-German and non-Austrian residents
  • Slow phone support and no live chat
fees
4.1
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Low stock index CFD fees
  • Inactivity fee
  • High stock CFD fee
2.1
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High trading fees
  • High stock and ETF fees
  • High forex fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
2.6
  • No minimum deposit
  • Fully digital account opening for German and Austrian residents
  • Slow
  • Not fully digital
  • Complicated account opening for non-German residents
deposit and withdrawal
4.0
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Problem with credit card withdrawal
3.5
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
web trading platform
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • CFD trading is on a separate platform
mobile trading platform
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
4.7
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Price alerts
desktop trading platform
3.0
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Not user-friendly
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
3.4
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Price alerts
  • No clear fee report available
  • Outdated design
markets and products
2.1
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
5.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Warrants
research
4.3
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • No fundamental data available
4.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • News are only available in German
customer service
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Great telephone support
  • No 24/7 support
  • Email response time is slow
2.8
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 support
  • Slow phone support
  • Deactivated live-chat
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Negative balance protection
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Banking background
  • Listed on stock exchange
recommended for Forex and CFD traders looking for low forex fees and great research tools Investors and CFD traders speaking Germand and focusing on European securities
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