Compare Fineco Bank vs RBC Direct Investing


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

Fineco Bank vs RBC Direct Investing
overall rating
4.7
4.1
overall pros
  • Low trading and non-trading fees
  • Great mobile trading platform
  • Rock-solid background
  • Quick, relevant customer service
  • Easy account opening in some cases
  • High-quality educational tools
overall cons
  • Only bank transfer for deposit
  • Limited educational tools
  • Poor charting tools
  • Only US and Canadian markets covered
  • Lack of withdrawal/deposit options
  • Outdated mobile trading platform
fees
3.7
  • 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
3.2
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No mutual fund trading fee
  • Quarterly account fee
  • High Non-RBC Client Withdrawal Fee
account opening
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Bit slow account verification
3.9
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • No minimum deposit
  • Account opening is a bit complicated for non-RBC bank account holders
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
2.4
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Less withdrawal and deposit options if not a client of RBC bank.
web trading platform
4.3
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • Modern design
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
2.9
  • Clear fee report
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
4.7
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Modern design
0.7
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • Not user-friendly
  • No price alerts
  • Bugs
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
2.3
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
research
4.0
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Great screeners
  • Limited interactive charting
3.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • News are quite basic
  • Basic charting tools
customer service
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
education
3.0
  • Educational videos
  • Webinars
  • No demo account
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No webinars
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • No negative balance protection
recommended for Traders and investors looking for low fees and broker with a solid background Investors, including beginners, who focus on the Canadian and US markets
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