Compare Rakuten Securities vs Trading 212


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

Rakuten Securities vs Trading 212
overall rating
3.6
4.6
overall pros
  • Low fees
  • Easy and fast account opening
  • Good mobile trading platform
  • Real stocks and ETFs are commission-free
  • Quick and easy account opening
  • Great trading platform
overall cons
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Missing web trading platform
  • Poor customer service
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Basic tools for fundamental analysis
  • High EURUSD fee
fees
4.0
  • Low trading fees
  • Low forex fees
  • No inactivity fee
  • High withdrawal fee for international bank transfers and electronic wallets
4.3
  • Free stock and ETF
  • Low CFD fees
  • No withdrawal and inactivity fee
  • High fees for EURUSD
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
4.5
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Problems with verification
deposit and withdrawal
3.1
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • High withdrawal fee
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Few base currencies available in one country
web trading platform
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No two-step (safer) login
mobile trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • Available in several languages
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
  • No order confirmation
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
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
1.2
  • Forex
  • CFD
3.7
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
1.5
  • Trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
customer service
0.5
  • No 24/7 support
  • Slow support
  • Irrelevant answers
3.6
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 availability
  • No live chat due to high volume
education
1.5
  • 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
  • Banking background
  • Parent company is listed on stock exchange
  • No investor protection
  • No negative balance protection
  • 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 low fees and for those who prefer the MetaTrader 4 trading platform Active CFD and FX traders, and investors preferring intuitive trading platforms
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