Compare Pepperstone vs Trading 212


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

Pepperstone vs Trading 212
overall rating
4.4
4.6
overall pros
  • Fast and fully digital account opening
  • Great customer service
  • Seamless and free deposit and withdrawal
  • Real stocks and ETFs are commission-free
  • Quick and easy account opening
  • Great trading platforms
overall cons
  • Only forex and CFDs
  • Basic news flow
  • No investor protection for clients outside the EU&UK
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Basic tools for fundamental analysis
  • High forex fee
fees
3.7
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High costs for holding positions overnight
3.8
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • Low CFD fees
  • No withdrawal and inactivity fee
  • High forex fees
  • High financing rate
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
4.5
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Problems with verification
deposit and withdrawal
4.3
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • High bank withdrawal fee for clients outside the EU/Australia
4.3
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Few base currencies available in each country
web trading platform
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
mobile trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
desktop trading platform
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
markets and products
1.7
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
3.7
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
3.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Daily market analysis
  • Newsflow is basic within MetaTrader
  • No fundamental data available
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
3.6
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 availability
  • No live chat
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos and webinars
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No webinars
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Negative balance protection for EU&UK clients
  • 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 Forex traders looking for great account opening and customer service Active CFD and FX traders and investors looking for intuitive trading platforms
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