flatex vs Vantage compared

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

flatex
Vantage
flatex
4.2
Vantage
4.4
74-89% of retail CFD accounts lose money

Last update of dataMar 2022

flatex

Flatex is a German broker regulated by top-tier authorities such as the German BaFin. In addition, flatex is listed on Stuttgart Stock Exchange and has a banking background.

Recommended for investors and traders speaking German and focusing on European securities.

Vantage

Vantage FX is a forex and CFD broker regulated by the Cayman Islands, Australian financial authorities and the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission.

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

flatex's service is on par with Vantage's and a comparison of their fees shows that flatex's fees are slightly higher than Vantage's.

Account opening takes considerably more effort at flatex compared to Vantage, deposit and withdrawal processes are more complicated at flatex, while customer service quality is somewhat lower than Vantage's.

Our experts rated the trading platform of flatex as being of the same quality as the platform of Vantage, found that clients have access to more markets and products with flatex, while Vantage provides better research and education.

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

Basic data of broker

Overall Score
4.2

Recommended for Investors and traders speaking German and focusing on European securities

Overall Score
4.4

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

Country of origin

Germany

Country of origin

Australia

Fees

Fees score
3.4
Fees score
4.2
Fees summary

Average trading and non-trading fees, low fund fees

Fees summary

Low forex and stock index CFD fees, but high stock CFD

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
3.0
Deposit and withdrawal score
4.5
Number of base currencies

4

Number of base currencies

9

Deposit type

Withdrawal type

Account opening

Account opening score
2.0
Account opening score
5.0
Account opening fully online
Account opening fully online
Minimum deposit
*

$0

*
Minimum deposit
*

$200

*
Time to open account

>3 days

Time to open account

1 day

Required documents

Proof of identity: national ID / passport / driver's license Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill

Required documents

Valid Photo ID, deed of foundation for corporate account

Trading platform

Web platform score
3.5
Web platform score
2.8
Mobile platform score
4.2
Mobile platform score
3.8
Desktop platform score
2.8
Desktop platform score
3.4

Markets and products

Markets and products score
4.0
Markets and products score
2.0
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: 74-89% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Research, education

Research score
2.6
Research score
4.5
Charting quality

Great

Charting quality

Mid-range

Education score
4.5
Education score
5.0
Demo account
Demo account

Customer service

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

Security

Investor protection amount

€100,000 for cash deposits and €20,000 for securities

Investor protection amount

No protection

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

2005

Foundation date

2009

Country of regulation

Germany

Country of regulation

Vanuatu, but Vantage Group has regulation in Australia, UK, Cayman Islands

flatex

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

Vantage

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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