Compare DEGIRO vs Halifax


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

DEGIRO vs Halifax
overall rating
4.8
3.9
overall pros
  • One of the lowest fees on the market
  • Regulated by multiple top-tier authorities
  • Easy-to-use web and mobile platform
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Good options for deposits and withdrawals
  • Quick and easy account opening
overall cons
  • Forex not available
  • Limited research and education
  • No credit/debit card deposit
  • High stock trading fees
  • Very poor customer service
  • No mobile or desktop platforms
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
2.2
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High trading fees
  • High stock and ETF fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
4.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Not user-friendly
  • Only for UK residents
deposit and withdrawal
3.3
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Only one account base currency
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
  • Electronic wallets not available
web trading platform
4.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
3.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No research capabilities in the portal
mobile trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
markets and products
3.5
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Crypto
3.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Investment Trusts
research
2.3
  • Good interactive chart
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • No trading ideas
3.5
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Research tools not integrated into web trading platform
customer service
3.8
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
0.0
  • No 24/7 support
  • Very slow phone support
  • Live chat was not working
  • No response to email
education
2.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • Available only in English and Dutch
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • 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
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • All clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
recommended for Price-sensitive buy-and-hold investors and traders looking only to carry out transactions Beginners and long-term investors
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