Compare Saxo Bank vs Trading 212


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

Saxo Bank vs Trading 212
overall rating
4.8
4.4
overall pros
  • Great trading platform
  • Outstanding research
  • Broad product portfolio
  • Real stocks and ETFs are commission-free
  • Quick and easy account opening
  • Great trading platforms
overall cons
  • High bond, options and futures fees
  • High minimum deposit
  • Lacks live chat and 24/7 availability
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Missing phone and live chat support
  • High forex fee
fees
3.1
  • Low forex fees
  • Low fund fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee
  • High bond, options and futures fees
3.4
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • Low CFD fees
  • No withdrawal and inactivity fee
  • High forex fees
  • High financing rate
account opening
2.5
  • Fully digital
  • User-friendly
  • Available in almost every country
  • Minimum deposit is high in certain countries
  • Slow account verification
4.5
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Problems with verification
deposit and withdrawal
4.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Electronic wallets not available for deposit or withdrawal
4.3
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Few base currencies available in each country
web trading platform
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
mobile trading platform
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
desktop trading platform
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
markets and products
5.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • SaxoSelect
3.9
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • CFD
research
5.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Most fundamental data is not free of charge
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
customer service
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
1.0
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 availability
  • No live chat
  • No Phone support
education
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No educational articles
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No webinars
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Banking background
  • Negative balance protection for EU (+some MENA) customers
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • 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 Investors and traders looking for a great trading platform and solid research Active CFD and FX traders and investors looking for intuitive trading platforms
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