Compare Plus500 vs Stake


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Plus500 stacks up against Stake!

Plus500 vs Stake
overall rating
4.4
4.4
overall pros
  • Easy-to-use platform
  • Great account opening
  • Quick and helpful customer support
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • Fast and fully digital account opening
  • Easy-to-use trading platforms
overall cons
  • Limited product range, only CFDs
  • Mediocre research tools
  • Average CFD fees
  • Basic product portfolio
  • Limited availability of customer service
  • Lack of educational tools
fees
3.0
  • Free withdrawal
  • Inactivity fee charged only if you don't log into the platform
  • Average CFD fees
5.0
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • No inactivity fee
  • Transparent fee structure
  • Withdrawal fee
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
5.0
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
3.4
  • Credit/Debit card available for AU, NZ customers
  • Only one account base currency
  • $2 withdrawal fee
web trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability for workspace
3.6
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
4.1
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
markets and products
1.9
  • CFD
1.6
  • Stock
  • ETF
research
3.3
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • Market analysis
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
3.3
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Live market data
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
  • Some research tools available only for premium account holders
customer service
5.0
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 availability
  • No phone support
0.4
  • Fast response time
  • No phone support
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
3.5
  • Demo account
  • Educational videos
  • Educational articles
  • No webinars
  • Materials are not well-structured
0.5
  • Easy to understand
  • No demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
recommended for Experienced traders looking for an easy-to-use platform and a great user experience Beginners and investors looking for free US stocks/ETFs and a simple, easy to use trading platform
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