Compare Fineco Bank vs Halifax


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

Fineco Bank vs Halifax
overall rating
4.6
4.0
overall pros
  • Low trading and non-trading fees
  • Great mobile trading platform
  • Rock-solid background
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Good options for deposits and withdrawals
  • Quick and easy account opening
overall cons
  • Only bank transfer for deposit
  • Limited educational tools
  • Poor charting tools
  • High stock trading fees
  • Limited web-based platform
  • No mobile or desktop platforms
fees
3.4
  • Low stock, ETF, bond, and fund fees
  • Low CFD and futures fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • High forex and options fees
  • High fees for CFD overnight positions
2.2
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High trading fees
  • High stock and ETF fees
account opening
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Bit slow account verification
4.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Not user-friendly
  • Only for UK residents
deposit and withdrawal
3.3
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Free withdrawal in most cases
  • Credit/Debit card is not available for deposit
  • Missing electronic wallets
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
4.3
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • Modern design
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
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
4.7
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Modern design
desktop trading platform
2.7
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good search function
  • Not user-friendly
  • No clear fee report available
markets and products
3.8
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
3.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Investment Trusts
research
4.0
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Great screeners
  • Limited interactive charting
3.5
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Research tools not integrated into web trading platform
customer service
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
3.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
  • No response to email
education
3.0
  • Educational videos
  • Webinars
  • No demo account
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • All clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
recommended for Traders and investors looking for great trading platform and broker with a solid background Beginners and long-term investors
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