Compare Comdirect vs IronFX


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

Comdirect vs IronFX
overall rating
4.4
4.0
overall pros
  • Extensive range of products and exchanges
  • Great mobile platform
  • Rock-solid background
  • Low fees
  • Great deposit and withdrawal
  • User-friendly account opening
overall cons
  • High fees
  • Complicated account opening for non-German/Austrian residents
  • Slow phone support and no live chat
  • Poor customer support
  • Only forex and CFD products
  • Limited educational tools
fees
2.2
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High trading fees
  • High stock and ETF fees
  • High forex fees
4.4
  • Low trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • Higher stock CFD fees
account opening
2.6
  • No minimum deposit
  • Fully digital account opening for German/Austrian residents
  • Slow
  • Not fully digital
  • Complicated account opening for non-German/Austrian residents
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • User-friendly
  • Slower account verification
deposit and withdrawal
3.5
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
5.0
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
web trading platform
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • CFD trading is on a separate platform
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
4.7
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Price alerts
  • Search function is a bit complicated
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
  • No order confirmation
desktop trading platform
3.5
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Price alerts
  • No clear fee report available
  • Outdated design
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
markets and products
5.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Warrants
1.8
  • Forex
  • CFD
research
4.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • News is only in German
2.3
  • Great analysis written by IronFX experts
  • No fundamental data available
  • Poor design of charting tools
  • Poor quality news feeds
customer service
2.8
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 support
  • No live chat
  • Slow phone support
1.5
  • Great email support
  • No 24/7 support
  • Slow live chat
  • No response on the phone
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
1.5
  • Demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
  • No webinars
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Negative balance protection
  • FCA-regulated
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
recommended for Investors and CFD traders speaking Germand and focusing on European securities Forex and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader 4 trading platform
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