Compare HYCM vs Vantage FX


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

HYCM vs Vantage FX
overall rating
4.3
4.2
overall pros
  • Low forex and CFD fees
  • Great educational content
  • User-friendly account opening
  • Low fees
  • Super fast account opening
  • Seamless deposit and withdrawal
overall cons
  • Only forex and CFD products
  • Trading platforms have outdated design
  • Inactivity fee
  • Limited product selection
  • Customer service could be improved
  • No investor protection
fees
4.2
  • Low forex fees
  • Low CFD fees
  • Inactivity fee
4.2
  • Low forex fees
  • Low stock index CFD fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High financing rate
  • High stock CFD fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Average account currency selection
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Quick deposit and withdrawal
  • International bank withdrawals (after the first one in each month) have a high fee
web trading platform
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • Poor design
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • Poor design
mobile trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
  • No Touch/Face ID login
  • No order confirmation
desktop trading platform
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Available in several languages
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
markets and products
2.0
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
1.6
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
3.5
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • Economic calendar
  • Limited interactive charting
  • Very low quality newsfeed
4.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Limited interactive charting
  • Most tools are available only with $1,000 minimum account balance
customer service
3.4
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
  • Mediocre email support
2.8
  • Live chat available
  • Relevant answers on the phone
  • No 24/7 support
  • Mediocre email support
education
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Videos miss tags or categorization
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No webinars
  • Negative balance protection
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • No investor protection outside the EU&UK
  • Negative balance protection
  • No investor protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Forex and CFD traders who prefer the MetaTrader platform Forex and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader trading platforms
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