Compare Stake vs Trading 212


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

Stake vs Trading 212
overall rating
4.4
4.6
overall pros
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • Fast and fully digital account opening
  • Easy-to-use trading platforms
  • Real stocks and ETFs are commission-free
  • Quick and easy account opening
  • Great trading platforms
overall cons
  • Basic product portfolio
  • Limited availability of customer service
  • Lack of educational tools
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Basic tools for fundamental analysis
  • High forex fee
fees
4.8
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • No inactivity fee
  • Transparent fee structure
  • Withdrawal fee
3.8
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • Low CFD fees
  • No withdrawal and inactivity fee
  • High forex fees
  • High financing rate
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
4.5
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Problems with verification
deposit and withdrawal
3.7
  • Credit/Debit card available for AU, NZ customers
  • Only one account base currency
  • $2 withdrawal fee
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Few base currencies available in each country
web trading platform
3.6
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
mobile trading platform
3.6
  • User-friendly
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
desktop trading platform
markets and products
1.6
  • Stock
  • ETF
3.7
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
3.3
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Live market data
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
  • Some research tools available only for premium account holders
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
customer service
0.4
  • Fast response time
  • No phone support
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
3.6
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 availability
  • No live chat
education
0.5
  • Easy to understand
  • No 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
  • High level of investor protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • 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 Beginners and investors looking for free US stocks/ETFs and a simple, easy to use trading platform Active CFD and FX traders and investors looking for intuitive trading platforms
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