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Compare Comdirect vs XTB


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

Comdirect vs XTB
overall rating
4.2 / 5.0
4.5 / 5.0
overall pros
  • Great research tools
  • Trading platform is customizable
  • Listed on a stock exchange, strong parent company
  • Fast deposit and withdrawal
  • Fast and user-friendly account opening
  • Good research tools
overall cons
  • High fees
  • Complicated account opening for non-Germans/non-Austrians
  • Service only in German
  • Limited product portfolio, mostly CFD and FX
  • Sales team can be pushy
  • No 24/7 customer support
fees
2 stars
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Transparent fee structure
  • High trading fees
  • Inactivity fee
  • High financing rate
4 stars
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
account opening
2 stars
  • Fully digital account opening process for German and Austrian clients
  • Complicated account opening for non-German citizens
5 stars
  • Fast account opening
  • Fully digital account opening
  • User-friendly
  • Sales team pushy
deposit and withdrawal
4 stars
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Credit/Debit card deposit and withdrawal not available
5 stars
  • Credit/Debit card deposit and withdrawal
  • Quick funding and withdrawal -within 3 days
  • User-friendly
  • High fees for electronic wallet deposits
web trading platform
4 stars
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
  • Slow
  • Separate platform for CFD trading
4 stars
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No two-step (safe) login
  • Limited order types
mobile trading platform
3 stars
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • Order confirmation
  • Not user-friendly
  • No price alerts
4 stars
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safe) login
  • Limited order types
desktop trading platform
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4 stars
  • User-friendly
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good search function
  • Limited order types
  • No two-step (safe) login
markets and products
3 stars
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
2 stars
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Real stocks and ETFs for European clients except for UK and Hungary
research
5 stars
  • Good interactive chart
  • Analyst recommendations for stocks, bonds, etc.
  • Data on asset fundamentals
4 stars
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • Good set of analytical tools
  • No fundamental data available
customer service
4 stars
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • Communication only in German
  • Slow phone support
5 stars
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • Slow support for e-mail
  • 24/5 availability
education
4 stars
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial videos
  • Educational videos
5 stars
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial videos
  • Educational videos
  • Regulated by top tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Negative balance protection
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • Regulated by financial authorities
recommended for German speaking investors and CFD traders focusing mainly on European securities Forex and CFD traders looking for great funding and withdrawal processes and research tools