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Compare LYNX vs XTB


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

LYNX vs XTB
overall rating
4.4 / 5.0
4.5 / 5.0
overall pros
  • Low trading fees
  • Great research tools
  • Wide range of markets and products
  • Fast deposit and withdrawal
  • Fast and user-friendly account opening
  • Good research tools
overall cons
  • Deposit and withdrawal are not user-friendly
  • €3,000 minimum deposit
  • High inactivity fee
  • Limited product portfolio, mostly CFD and FX
  • Sales team can be pushy
  • No 24/7 customer support
fees
3 stars
  • Low trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee
4 stars
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
account opening
3 stars
  • Fully digital account opening
  • User-friendly
  • Minimum account balance is higher than $500
5 stars
  • Fast account opening
  • Fully digital account opening
  • User-friendly
  • Sales team pushy
deposit and withdrawal
2 stars
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • One free withdrawal per month
  • Credit/Debit card deposit and withdrawal not available
  • Not user-friendly
5 stars
  • Credit/Debit card deposit and withdrawal
  • Quick funding and withdrawal -within 3 days
  • User-friendly
  • High fees for electronic wallet deposits
web trading platform
3 stars
  • User-friendly
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safe) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
4 stars
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No two-step (safe) login
  • Limited order types
mobile trading platform
4 stars
  • Two-step (safe) login
  • Good search function
  • Innovative functions (i.e. Chatbot)
  • Not user-friendly
4 stars
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safe) login
  • Limited order types
desktop trading platform
3 stars
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Price alerts
  • Not user-friendly
  • Poor search function
4 stars
  • User-friendly
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good search function
  • Limited order types
  • No two-step (safe) login
markets and products
4 stars
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
2 stars
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Real stocks and ETFs for European clients except for UK and Hungary
research
4 stars
  • Good interactive chart
  • Analyst recommendations for stocks, bonds, etc.
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Not user-friendly
4 stars
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • Good set of analytical tools
  • No fundamental data available
customer service
4 stars
  • Fast response time
  • Available in local languages
  • Irrelevant answers
5 stars
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • Slow support for e-mail
  • 24/5 availability
education
3 stars
  • Good production quality
  • Demo account for desktop platform
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
5 stars
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial videos
  • Educational videos
  • Regulated by top tier financial authority
  • Negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • Regulated by financial authorities
recommended for European traders aiming for low trading fees, great research tools, and local customer support Forex and CFD traders looking for great funding and withdrawal processes and research tools