Compare IG vs TradeStation Global


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

IG vs TradeStation Global
overall rating
4.5
4.6
overall pros
  • First-class web trading platform
  • Superb educational tools
  • Great deposit and withdrawal options
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Wide range of products
  • Fast customer service
overall cons
  • High forex and stock CFD fees
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Slow customer support
  • Only bank transfer allowed for deposit and withdrawal
  • Complicated account opening
  • Limited education materials
fees
2.7
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee charged only after 2 years
  • High forex fees
  • High stock CFD trading fees
3.7
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • High fund fees
  • High CFD fees
account opening
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
  • No minimum deposit for bank transfer
  • Slower account opening
2.8
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • $1,000 minimum deposit required for desktop platform
  • Not user-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
3.5
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • No charge for the first withdrawal each month.
  • Credit/Debit card not available
web trading platform
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Touch/Face ID login
3.5
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • User interface is a bit complex
desktop trading platform
3.0
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Not user-friendly
  • Poor search function
  • Overly complicated installation
markets and products
4.0
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Options
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Stocks in some countries
  • Robo-advisory in UK
  • IPOs
5.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Warrants
research
3.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
4.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Good set of analytical tools
  • Limited fundamental data
customer service
3.6
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
  • Live chat is often offline
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
2.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • No educational videos
  • 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
  • High level of investor protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
recommended for Traders of any experience level looking for an easy-to-use trading platform Traders and investors looking for low fees and a wide selection of products
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