Compare IG vs Trading 212


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how IG stacks up against Trading 212!

IG vs Trading 212
overall rating
4.6
4.6
overall pros
  • First-class web trading platform
  • Superb educational tools
  • Great deposit and withdrawal options
  • Real stocks and ETFs are commission-free
  • Quick and easy account opening
  • Great trading platform
overall cons
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Slow customer support
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Basic tools for fundamental analysis
  • High EURUSD fee
fees
3.4
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Low stock index CFD trading fees
  • High stock CFD trading fees
4.3
  • Free stock and ETF
  • Low CFD fees
  • No withdrawal and inactivity fee
  • High fees for EURUSD
account opening
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
  • No minimum deposit for bank transfer
  • Slower account opening
4.5
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Problems with verification
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Few base currencies available in one country
web trading platform
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No two-step (safer) login
mobile trading platform
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Touch/Face ID login
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
desktop trading platform
markets and products
3.5
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Options
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Stocks in some countries
  • Robo-advisory in UK
  • IPOs
3.7
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
3.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
customer service
3.6
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
  • Live chat is often offline
3.6
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 availability
  • No live chat due to high volume
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No webinars
  • 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
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
recommended for Traders of any experience level looking for an easy-to-use trading platform Active CFD and FX traders, and investors preferring intuitive trading platforms
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