Compare City Index vs DEGIRO


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

City Index vs DEGIRO
overall rating
4.6
4.3
overall pros
  • Low fees for forex and index CFDs
  • Fast and smooth account opening
  • Diverse research tools
  • One of the lowest fees on the market
  • Regulated by multiple top-tier regulators
  • Easy to use web and mobile trading platform
overall cons
  • Limited product portfolio
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Not user-friendly desktop platform
  • Waiting list for new accounts
  • Limited research and education
  • No forex trading
fees
4.1
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Low stock index CFD fees
  • Inactivity fee
  • High stock CFD fee
5.0
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Higher trading fees for Asian and smaller European stock exchanges
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
1.3
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Slow
  • None of the test accounts have been onboarded yet
deposit and withdrawal
4.0
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Problem with credit card withdrawal
3.3
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
web trading platform
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
3.9
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
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
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
  • No Touch/Face ID login
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
markets and products
2.1
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
3.6
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Crypto
research
4.3
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • No fundamental data available
2.8
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • No trading ideas
customer service
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Great telephone support
  • No 24/7 support
  • Email response time is slow
3.8
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
2.0
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • Available only in English and Dutch
  • 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
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
recommended for Forex and CFD traders looking for low forex fees and great research tools Price-sensitive buy-and-hold investors and traders looking only to carry out transactions
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