Compare DEGIRO vs Rakuten Securities


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

DEGIRO vs Rakuten Securities
overall rating
4.3
3.6
overall pros
  • One of the lowest fees on the market
  • Regulated by multiple top-tier regulators
  • Easy to use web and mobile trading platform
  • Low fees
  • Easy and fast account opening
  • Good mobile trading platform
overall cons
  • Waiting list for new accounts
  • Limited research and education
  • No forex trading
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Missing web trading platform
  • Poor customer service
fees
5.0
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Higher trading fees for Asian and smaller European stock exchanges
4.0
  • Low trading fees
  • Low forex fees
  • No inactivity fee
  • High withdrawal fee for international bank transfers and electronic wallets
account opening
1.3
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Slow
  • None of the test accounts have been onboarded yet
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
3.3
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
3.1
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • High withdrawal fee
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
web trading platform
3.9
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
  • No Touch/Face ID login
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • Available in several languages
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
  • No order confirmation
desktop trading platform
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
markets and products
3.6
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Crypto
1.2
  • Forex
  • CFD
research
2.8
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • No trading ideas
1.5
  • Trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
customer service
3.8
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
0.5
  • No 24/7 support
  • Slow support
  • Irrelevant answers
education
2.0
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • Available only in English and Dutch
1.5
  • Demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Banking background
  • Parent company is listed on stock exchange
  • No investor protection
  • No negative balance protection
recommended for Price-sensitive buy-and-hold investors and traders looking only to carry out transactions Forex traders looking for low fees and for those who prefer the MetaTrader 4 trading platform
×