FBS vs Fineco Bank compared

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

FBS
Fineco Bank
75.2% of retail CFD accounts lose money
Fineco Bank
4.5

Last update of dataAug 2022

FBS

FBS is a global CFD broker. It is regulated by multiple financial authorities, including CySEC or ASIC.

Recommended for investors and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader trading platforms.

Fineco Bank

Fineco Bank is an Italian stockbroker and bank, regulated by the Bank of Italy, Consob, and subject to limited regulation by the top-tier FCA and PRA. Fineco is listed on the Borsa Italiana and is included in the STOXX Europe 600 stock index.

Recommended for traders and investors looking for a great trading platform and a broker with a solid background.

FBS's service is on par with Fineco Bank's and a comparison of their fees shows that FBS's fees are similar to Fineco Bank's.

Account opening takes somewhat less effort at FBS compared to Fineco Bank, deposit and withdrawal processes are more seamless at FBS, while customer service quality is somewhat better than Fineco Bank's.

Our experts rated the trading platform of FBS as being of the same quality as the platform of Fineco Bank, found that clients have access to less markets and products with FBS, while Fineco Bank provides somewhat lower-quality research and education.

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Basic data of broker

Overall Score
4.3

Recommended for Investors and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader trading platforms

Overall Score
4.5

Recommended for Traders and investors looking for a great trading platform and a broker with a solid background

Country of origin

Cyprus

Country of origin

Italy

Fees

Fees score
3.8
Fees score
3.4
Fees summary

Low trading and non-trading fees

Fees summary

Low stock, ETF, bond fees and low non-trading fees, while high forex and options fees

Stock and ETF fees

Forex fees

Fund fees

Bond fees

Options fees

Futures fees

CFD fees

Non-trading fees

Deposit and withdrawal

Deposit and withdrawal score
4.5
Deposit and withdrawal score
3.3
Number of base currencies

2

Number of base currencies

21

Deposit type

Withdrawal type

Account opening

Account opening score
5.0
Account opening score
4.2
Account opening fully online
Account opening fully online
Minimum deposit
*

$1.2

*
Minimum deposit
*

$0

*
Time to open account

1 day

Time to open account

1-3 days

Required documents

Proof of identity: national ID / passport Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill

Required documents

Proof of identity: national ID / passport / driver's license

Trading platform

Web platform score
3.2
Web platform score
4.3
Mobile platform score
4.3
Mobile platform score
4.7
Desktop platform score
3.7
Desktop platform score
2.7

Markets and products

Markets and products score
2.2
Markets and products score
3.8
Stocks
Stocks
Fractional shares
Fractional shares
ETFs
ETFs
Forex
Forex
*
*
Funds
Funds
Bonds
Bonds
Options
Options
Futures
Futures
Crypto
Crypto
CFDs
CFDs
CFD disclaimer

Disclaimer: 75.2% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

CFD disclaimer

Disclaimer: 68.03% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Research, education

Research score
4.4
Research score
3.9
Charting quality

Mid-range

Charting quality

Poor

Education score
5.0
Education score
3.0
Demo account
Demo account

Customer service

Customer service score
5.0
Customer service score
4.0
Phone
Phone
Live chat
Live chat
Email
Email
24/7 availability
24/7 availability

Security

Investor protection amount

€20,000 for EEA residents, no protection for other customers

Investor protection amount

Up to €100,000 for cash and €20,000 for securities

Banking background
Banking background
Listed on stock exchange
Listed on stock exchange
Foundation date

2009

Foundation date

1999

Country of regulation

Cyprus, Australia, Belize

Country of regulation

Italy, UK

FBS

For detailed information and hands-on experience, read our review of this broker.

Fineco Bank

For detailed information and hands-on experience, read our review of this broker.

*Data marked with an asterisk contain additional info, expand the relevant sections below to see details.

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