Compare ETX Capital vs Halifax


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

ETX Capital vs Halifax
overall rating
4.4
4.0
overall pros
  • Free and multiple deposit and withdrawal options
  • Easy and fast account opening
  • Great educational tools
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Good options for deposits and withdrawals
  • Quick and easy account opening
overall cons
  • High trading fees
  • Only CFDs, forex, and crypto offered
  • Basic research tools
  • High stock trading fees
  • Limited web-based platform
  • No mobile or desktop platforms
fees
3.0
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High forex fees
  • High financing rate
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
  • Low minimum deposit
4.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Not user-friendly
  • Only for UK residents
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
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
  • Good search function
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No clear fee report available
  • No two-step (safer) login
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
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
desktop trading platform
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Outdated design
markets and products
1.8
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
3.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Investment Trusts
research
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
3.5
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Research tools not integrated into web trading platform
customer service
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
3.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
  • No response to email
education
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • No educational videos
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • 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
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • All clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
recommended for Forex and CFD traders looking for great funding and withdrawal options and an easy-to-use platform Beginners and long-term investors
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