Compare DEGIRO vs Saxo Bank


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

DEGIRO vs Saxo Bank
overall rating
4.8
4.8
overall pros
  • One of the lowest fees on the market
  • Regulated by multiple top-tier authorities
  • Easy-to-use web and mobile platform
  • Great trading platform
  • Outstanding research
  • Broad product portfolio
overall cons
  • Forex not available
  • Limited research and education
  • No credit/debit card deposit
  • High bond, options and futures fees
  • High minimum deposit
  • Lacks live chat and 24/7 availability
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
3.0
  • Low forex fees
  • Low fund fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee
  • High bond, options and futures fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
2.5
  • Fully digital
  • User-friendly
  • Available in almost every country
  • Minimum deposit is high in certain countries
  • Slow account verification
deposit and withdrawal
3.3
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
4.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Electronic wallets not available for deposit or withdrawal
web trading platform
3.9
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
mobile trading platform
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • No price alerts
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
desktop trading platform
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
markets and products
3.5
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Crypto
5.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • SaxoSelect
research
2.3
  • Good interactive chart
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • No trading ideas
5.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Most fundamental data is not free of charge
customer service
3.8
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
2.0
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • Available only in English and Dutch
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No educational articles
  • 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
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Banking background
  • Negative balance protection for EU (+some MENA) customers
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Price-sensitive buy-and-hold investors and traders looking only to carry out transactions Investors and traders looking for a great trading platform and solid research
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