Compare ETX Capital vs Swissquote


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

ETX Capital vs Swissquote
overall rating
4.3
4.7
overall pros
  • Free and multiple deposit and withdrawal options
  • Easy and fast account opening
  • Great educational tools
  • Access to many markets and products
  • No inactivity fee
  • Rock-solid background
overall cons
  • High trading fees
  • Only CFDs, forex, and crypto offered
  • Basic research tools
  • High trading fees
  • Confusing trading platform selection
  • Some research tools are not free
fees
2.7
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High forex fees
  • High financing rate
2.3
  • Low forex fees
  • Low fund fees
  • No inactivity fee
  • High trading fees
  • High stock and ETF fees
  • High bond fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
4.0
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit for trading account
  • Technical difficulties
  • Forex and robo-advisor accounts have high minimum
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
4.1
  • Quick deposit and withdrawal - within 3 days
  • Several account base currencies for forex account
  • Credit/Debit card withdrawal 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
4.2
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Available in several languages
  • Account login and search function bugs
  • Easy to get lost among functions
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
4.7
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No advanced search filters
desktop trading platform
3.3
  • 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  • Outdated design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
4.9
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Themes trading
research
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
3.3
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited fundamental data
  • News flow in 3 languages at the same time
  • Recommendations are not structured
customer service
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
  • Live chat answers are not always satisfactory
education
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • No educational videos
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • 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 Affluent investors who value safety and are OK with higher fees
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