Compare Stake vs Vantage FX


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

Stake vs Vantage FX
overall rating
4.3
4.2
overall pros
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • Fast and fully digital account opening
  • Easy-to-use trading platforms
  • Low fees
  • Super fast account opening
  • Seamless deposit and withdrawal
overall cons
  • Basic product portfolio
  • Limited availability of customer service
  • Lack of educational tools
  • Limited product selection
  • Customer service could be improved
  • No investor protection
fees
4.8
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • No inactivity fee
  • Transparent fee structure
  • Withdrawal fee
4.2
  • Low forex fees
  • Low stock index CFD 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
3.7
  • Credit/Debit card available for AU, NZ customers
  • Only one account base currency
  • $2 withdrawal fee
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
3.6
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
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
3.6
  • User-friendly
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
  • No Touch/Face ID login
  • No order confirmation
desktop trading platform
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
markets and products
1.6
  • Stock
  • ETF
1.6
  • 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
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
0.4
  • Fast response time
  • No phone support
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
2.8
  • Live chat available
  • Relevant answers on the phone
  • No 24/7 support
  • Mediocre email support
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
  • Negative balance protection
  • No investor protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Beginners looking for free trading and a simple, easy to use trading platform Forex and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader trading platforms
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