Compare DEGIRO vs Interactive Brokers


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

DEGIRO vs Interactive Brokers
overall rating
4.8
4.9
overall pros
  • One of the lowest fees on the market
  • Regulated by multiple top-tier authorities
  • Easy-to-use web and mobile platform
  • Low trading fees
  • Wide range of products
  • Many great research tools
overall cons
  • Forex not available
  • Limited research tools
  • No credit/debit card deposit
  • Complicated account opening process
  • Complex desktop trading platform
  • Understaffed customer service
fees
4.5
  • No inactivity fee
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Higher trading fees for Asian and smaller European stock exchanges
4.5
  • Low trading fees
  • Free stock and ETF trading for US clients
  • Low margin rates
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
3.4
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit for most account types
  • Not user-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
3.3
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
3.0
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • First withdrawal free each month
  • Credit/Debit card not available
web trading platform
4.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
4.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • User experience could be better
mobile trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • No price alerts
3.5
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good variety of order types
  • Price alerts
  • Minor technical glitches
desktop trading platform
3.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Not user-friendly
  • Complexity might be overwhelming
markets and products
3.5
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
5.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Warrants
  • Structured Products
research
2.3
  • Good interactive chart
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • No trading ideas
4.3
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Not user-friendly
customer service
3.8
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
3.4
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • Slow support
education
2.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • DEGIRO doesn't have a demo account
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Banking background by joining flatex Bank AG
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Negative balance protection
  • Regulated by top-tier financial authorities
recommended for Traders and investors looking for execution only Traders looking for broad market access and a professional trading environment
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