Compare Rakuten Securities vs Vantage FX


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

Rakuten Securities vs Vantage FX
overall rating
4.0
4.4
overall pros
  • No inactivity fee
  • Easy and fast account opening
  • Good mobile trading platform
  • Low fees
  • Super fast account opening
  • Seamless deposit and withdrawal
overall cons
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Missing web trading platform
  • Poor customer service
  • Limited product selection
  • Customer service could be improved
  • No investor protection
fees
4.5
  • Low forex fees
  • No inactivity fee
  • High withdrawal fee for international bank transfers and electronic wallets
4.2
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High financing rate
  • High stock CFD fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
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
  • No deposit fee
  • Quick deposit and withdrawal
  • International bank withdrawals (after the first one in each month) have a high fee
web trading platform
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • Poor design
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
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
  • No Touch/Face ID login
desktop trading platform
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
markets and products
1.2
  • Forex
  • CFD
1.6
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
1.8
  • Trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
4.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Limited interactive charting
  • Most tools are available only with $1,000 minimum account balance
customer service
0.5
  • No 24/7 support
  • Slow support
  • Irrelevant answers
2.8
  • Live chat available
  • Relevant answers on the phone
  • No 24/7 support
  • Mediocre email support
education
2.0
  • Demo account
  • Qualitiy educational texts
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • 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
  • Negative balance protection
  • No investor protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Forex traders looking for low fees and for those who prefer the MetaTrader 4 trading platform Forex and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader trading platforms
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