Compare Rakuten Securities vs Webull


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

Rakuten Securities vs Webull
overall rating
4.0
4.4
overall pros
  • No inactivity fee
  • Easy and fast account opening
  • Good mobile trading platform
  • Free stocks, ETFs and options
  • Fast and easy account opening
  • Great trading platforms
overall cons
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Missing web trading platform
  • Poor customer service
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Only bank transfer for deposit/withdrawal
  • No live chat and poor phone support
fees
4.5
  • Low forex fees
  • No inactivity fee
  • High withdrawal fee for international bank transfers and electronic wallets
4.7
  • No commission (for stocks, ETFs, options)
  • ACH transfers are free for funding & payout
  • High wire transfer costs
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Mostly for just US residents
deposit and withdrawal
3.1
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • High withdrawal fee
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
1.9
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Free ACH deposit and withdrawal
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
  • High fees for wire transfer
web trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • 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
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good variety of order types
desktop trading platform
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
markets and products
1.2
  • Forex
  • CFD
1.9
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Options
research
1.8
  • Trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
3.4
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No/poor quality news flow
customer service
0.5
  • No 24/7 support
  • Slow support
  • Irrelevant answers
0.8
  • Platform message center quick and useful
  • No live chat
  • Slow phone support
  • No answer to emails
education
2.0
  • Demo account
  • Qualitiy educational texts
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
2.0
  • Demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No 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
  • High level of investor protection
  • No negative balance 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 Investors and traders looking for zero-commission trading and focusing on US markets
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