General Breakdown. This graph highlights the key scores from each Macro, uniquely calculated by us.
Tier 1 Regulation
Tier 2 Regulation
Tier 3 Regulation
Deposit and Withdrawal
Costs and Fees
Forex Fixed Spreads
Forex Variable Spreads
Fees on Stocks
Fees on Indices
Fees on Cryptocurrencies
Special Trading Conditions
Available Trading Techniques
Security and Rating
Both DEGIRO and XTB are regulated by multiple authorities, but XTB has more regulations than DEGIRO. DEGIRO is regulated only by BaFin, which means it is available only within the European Union. DEGIRO has a security rating of 93, while XTB has a rating of 95.
XTB offers a demo account with virtual funds of $100,000, which can be renewed indefinitely by contacting customer support. DEGIRO, on the other hand, does not offer a demo account.
DEGIRO has no minimum deposit requirement, and XTB also has no minimum deposit requirement.
Social Trading and Copy Trading
Neither DEGIRO nor XTB offer social or copy trading features.
CFD and Forex Trading
DEGIRO is a stock broker and does not offer CFD or forex trading. XTB, on the other hand, offers a range of CFD trading options, including forex, commodities, indices, and crypto assets. XTB also offers real stocks and ETFs for EU clients.
DEGIRO offers a wide range of stocks and ETFs, with over 30,000 stocks and 4,500 ETFs available for trading. DEGIRO has very low commissions of $1 per order, and some ETFs do not charge fees. XTB offers over 5,000 stocks and 500+ ETFs, with zero-commission real stocks and ETFs for European traders on a monthly volume of up to EUR 100,000. After this amount, there is a commission of 0.2% (10 EUR minimum).
DEGIRO does not offer cryptocurrency trading, while XTB offers 46 crypto assets for trading.
DEGIRO’s proprietary platform is available via web and mobile devices, but it is not easy to use and may take some time to learn how to navigate. XTB’s xStation proprietary platform is available via web and mobile devices and is user-friendly and intuitive.
Both DEGIRO and XTB offer a range of educational resources for traders. DEGIRO provides quality education material, including detailed tutorials on stock investing and the stock market. XTB offers FAQs, blog articles, ebooks, trading videos, and seminars.
In conclusion, both DEGIRO and XTB offer a range of features and benefits for traders. DEGIRO is a good choice for traders who want to invest in a wide range of stocks and ETFs with very low commissions. XTB is a good choice for traders who want to invest in a range of CFD trading options, including forex, commodities, indices, and crypto assets, as well as real stocks and ETFs for EU clients. Ultimately, the choice between the two brokers will depend on your individual needs and preferences.