Compare DEGIRO vs Eightcap


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

DEGIRO vs Eightcap
overall rating
4.8
4.3
overall pros
  • One of the lowest fees on the market
  • Regulated by multiple top-tier authorities
  • Easy-to-use web and mobile platform
  • Low forex fees
  • Seamless, quick account opening
  • Free deposit and withdrawal
overall cons
  • Forex not available
  • Limited research and education
  • No credit/debit card deposit
  • Slim product selection
  • Limited research and educational tools
  • No negative balance protection
fees
4.8
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Higher trading fees for Asian and smaller European stock exchanges
4.7
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low forex fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
5.0
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
  • User-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
3.3
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • No minor currencies available
web trading platform
4.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
3.0
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • No price alerts
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
desktop trading platform
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
markets and products
3.5
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Crypto
1.3
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
2.3
  • Good interactive chart
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • No trading ideas
1.5
  • Strategy Tester for automated trading
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
  • Trading ideas only via paid partnership
customer service
3.8
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
4.3
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • Couldn't reach phone support
education
2.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • Available only in English and Dutch
2.0
  • Demo account
  • Great market analyses and articles
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Banking background by joining flatex Bank AG
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • Regulated by top-tier ASIC
  • No investor protection
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
recommended for Price-sensitive buy-and-hold investors and traders looking only to carry out transactions Forex traders who prefer the MetaTrader platform
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