Compare ETX Capital vs Flatex


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how ETX Capital stacks up against Flatex!

ETX Capital vs Flatex
overall rating
4.3
4.0
overall pros
  • Free and multiple deposit and withdrawal options
  • Easy and fast account opening
  • Great educational tools
  • Low mutual fund and bond fees
  • Listed on a stock exchange, strong parent company
  • Great educational tools
overall cons
  • High trading fees
  • Only CFDs, forex, and crypto offered
  • Basic research tools
  • High fees for stock, ETF, and forex
  • Only bank transfer is available for deposits and withdrawals
  • Complicated account opening for non-German residents
fees
2.7
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High forex fees
  • High financing rate
2.2
  • Low fees for mutual funds and bonds
  • High stock and ETF fees
  • High forex fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
1.8
  • No minimum deposit
  • Low minimum deposit
  • Fully digital account opening for German clients
  • Slow
  • Not fully digital
  • Not user-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
2.5
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
web trading platform
4.0
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No clear fee report available
  • No two-step (safer) login
3.3
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No clear fee report available
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Outdated design
2.8
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Not user-friendly
  • No clear fee report available
  • Not free of charge
markets and products
1.8
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
4.1
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • CFD
  • Warrant
  • Certificate
  • Turbo
research
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • No trading ideas
  • No/poor quality news flow
customer service
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • No educational videos
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No educational texts
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Negative balance protection
  • 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
  • Listed on stock exchange
recommended for Forex and CFD traders looking for great funding and withdrawal options and an easy-to-use platform Investors and CFD traders speaking German and focusing on European securities
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