Compare IG vs Vantage FX


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

IG vs Vantage FX
overall rating
4.6
4.4
overall pros
  • First-class web trading platform
  • Superb educational tools
  • Great deposit and withdrawal options
  • Low fees
  • Super fast account opening
  • Seamless deposit and withdrawal
overall cons
  • High forex and stock CFD fees
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Slow customer support
  • Limited product selection
  • Customer service could be improved
  • No investor protection
fees
2.9
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee charged only after 2 years
  • High forex fees
  • High financing rate
  • High stock CFD trading fees
4.3
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High financing rate
  • High stock CFD fees
account opening
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
  • No minimum deposit for bank transfer
  • Slower account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
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
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
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
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • 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
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
markets and products
3.9
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Options
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Stocks in some countries
  • Robo-advisory in UK
  • IPOs
1.6
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
3.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
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
3.6
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
  • Live chat is often offline
2.8
  • Live chat available
  • Relevant answers on the phone
  • No 24/7 support
  • Mediocre email support
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
  • Negative balance protection
  • No investor protection
  • 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 and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader trading platforms
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