Compare LYNX vs Trading 212


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

LYNX vs Trading 212
overall rating
4.2
4.3
overall pros
  • Wide range of markets and products
  • Low stock and ETF trading fees
  • Great mobile platform
  • Real stocks and ETFs are commission-free
  • Quick and easy account opening
  • Great trading platforms
overall cons
  • Deposit and withdrawal options limited
  • €3,000 minimum deposit
  • Overly complex desktop platform
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Missing phone and live chat support
  • High forex fee
fees
3.2
  • Low stock and ETF fees / Free stock trading
  • Low fund fees
  • Inactivity fee
  • High options fees
3.4
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • Low CFD fees
  • No withdrawal and inactivity fee
  • High forex fees
  • High financing rate
account opening
2.5
  • Fully digital
  • User-friendly
  • Slow
  • The minimum deposit is €3,000
4.5
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Problems with verification
deposit and withdrawal
3.5
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • One free withdrawal per month
  • Credit/Debit card not available
4.3
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Few base currencies available in each country
web trading platform
3.3
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
mobile trading platform
3.8
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • User interface is a bit complex
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
desktop trading platform
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Not user-friendly
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • The platform is not completely translated to English
markets and products
5.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
3.9
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • CFD
research
3.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Not user-friendly
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
customer service
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
1.0
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 availability
  • No live chat
  • No Phone support
education
3.0
  • Demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No webinars
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • 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 Any European traders looking for low stock and ETF fees and a good mobile trading platform Active CFD and FX traders and investors looking for intuitive trading platforms
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