Compare IG vs Oanda


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

IG vs Oanda
overall rating
4.6
4.6
overall pros
  • First-class web trading platform
  • Superb educational tools
  • Great deposit and withdrawal options
  • Generally low fees
  • Easy-to-use web trading platform
  • Easy and digital account opening
overall cons
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Poor phone support
  • Only FX and some CFDs
  • Poor customer service
  • High bank withdrawal fee
fees
3.4
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Low index CFD trading fees
  • Inactivity fee
  • High stock CFD fee
4.5
  • Low trading fees
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No withdrawal fee in most cases
  • High withdrawal fee for bank transfers
account opening
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
  • No minimum deposit for bank transfer
  • Slower account opening
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Low minimum deposit
  • Issues with ID verification can slow account opening
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
4.2
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Withdrawal is free for PayPal and for the first debit card transaction each month
  • High withdrawal fee for bank transfers
web trading platform
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No Touch/Face ID login
desktop trading platform
3.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • No price alerts
markets and products
3.5
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Options
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Equities for UK clients
  • Robo-advisory service in the UK
  • IPOs
1.5
  • Forex
  • CFD
research
3.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Quality news flow
  • No fundamental data available
4.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Quality news flow
  • User-friendly
  • Great API
  • Research tools are poorly organized
customer service
3.6
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • Poor phone support
3.4
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • No 24/7 support
  • Speed could be improved
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No educational articles
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Materials are not well-organized
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Negative balance protection
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Traders of any experience level looking for an easy-to-use trading platform Forex traders who value a user-friendly platform and great research tools
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