Compare Rakuten Securities vs XTB


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

Rakuten Securities vs XTB
overall rating
3.6
4.6
overall pros
  • Low fees
  • Easy and fast account opening
  • Good mobile trading platform
  • Low forex and stock index CFD fees
  • Free and fast deposit and withdrawal
  • Easy and fast account opening
overall cons
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Missing web trading platform
  • Poor customer service
  • High fee for stock CFD
  • Limited product portfolio, mostly CFD and FX
  • Poor email support
fees
4.0
  • Low trading fees
  • Low forex fees
  • No inactivity fee
  • High withdrawal fee for international bank transfers and electronic wallets
4.0
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • 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
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
web trading platform
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • 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
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Price alerts
  • Modern design
  • No two-step (safer) login
desktop trading platform
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No two-step (safer) login
markets and products
1.2
  • Forex
  • CFD
2.8
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Real stocks and ETFs only for some European clients
research
1.5
  • Trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
3.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Quality news flow
  • User-friendly
  • Limited fundamental data
customer service
0.5
  • No 24/7 support
  • Slow support
  • Irrelevant answers
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
  • Poor email support
education
1.5
  • Demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • 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
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Negative balance protection
  • Some clients regulated by top-tier FCA
  • Does not hold a banking license
recommended for Forex traders looking for low fees and for those who prefer the MetaTrader 4 trading platform Forex and CFD traders looking for low fees and great deposit/withdrawal service
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