Compare Flatex vs Stake


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Flatex stacks up against Stake!

Flatex vs Stake
overall rating
4.3
4.4
overall pros
  • Low stock, ETF, fund and bond fees
  • Strong company background
  • Great educational tools
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • Fast and fully digital account opening
  • Easy-to-use trading platforms
overall cons
  • High forex fees and margin rates
  • Complicated account opening for non-German residents
  • Only bank transfer available for deposits and withdrawals
  • Basic product portfolio
  • Limited availability of customer service
  • Lack of educational tools
fees
3.1
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Low fund fees
  • High forex fees
  • High margin rates
4.8
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • No inactivity fee
  • Transparent fee structure
  • Withdrawal fee
account opening
2.0
  • No minimum deposit
  • Fully digital account opening for German/Austrian clients
  • Slow
  • Not fully digital
  • Not user-friendly
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
3.0
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
3.7
  • Credit/Debit card available for AU, NZ customers
  • Only one account base currency
  • $2 withdrawal fee
web trading platform
3.5
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No clear fee report available
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
3.6
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
4.1
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
2.8
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Not user-friendly
  • No clear fee report available
  • Available only for a fee
markets and products
4.2
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • CFD
  • Warrants
  • Certificates
  • Turbos
1.6
  • Stock
  • ETF
research
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • No trading ideas
  • No/poor quality news flow
3.3
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Live market data
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
  • Some research tools available only for premium account holders
customer service
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
0.4
  • Fast response time
  • No phone support
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No educational articles
0.5
  • Easy to understand
  • No demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Banking background
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
recommended for Investors and CFD traders speaking German and focusing on European securities Beginners and investors looking for free US stocks/ETFs and a simple, easy to use trading platform
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