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Comparison AvaTrade vs Interactive Brokers

The InvestorGreg.net broker comparisons assess over a dozen different brokers, finding the best online trading brokers. This comparison page compares AvaTrade vs Interactive Brokers. Is AvaTrade or Interactive Brokers a better online broker?

Firstly, let’s compare commission fees provided by these brokers for regular transactions. AvaTrade has a commission fee of average 0.13%, and Interactive Brokers has a commission fee of $0.005. When analyzing trading options, the commission fees of AvaTrade is spreads Vary, and that one of Interactive Brokers is $0 + $0.70 per contract. For trading in Forex, the commission fee of AvaTrade is from 1.3 pips, while the commission fee of Interactive Brokers is 0.20 basis points. And for summarizing a complete picture, we should see trading in the metal market, where these brikers provide the following commissions: from 0.4pips and 0.15 basis points for AvaTrade and Interactive Brokers, respectively. The full online broker reviews contains more detailed information on the brokers’ commission fees.

Investors should always know about types of online trading supported by broker and about tools provided by them in trading. It is very important information as well. Let’s compare them. are AvaTrade provides customers with Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Bonds Trading, Forex Trading, Crypto Trading, Robo Advisor, and Interactive Brokers provides customers with Stocks Trading, Penny Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading, Robo Advisor. As for platforms, AvaTrade offers Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, MT4, Android App, iOS App, while Interactive Brokers offers Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, Android App, iOS App.

Finally, by comparing the two online brokers, we want to pay attention to the year and country of establishing, the regulatory authorities and the possibility of withdrawing funds. AvaTrade was established in 2006 in Ireland, and it is regulated by Central Bank of Ireland. And Interactive Brokers was established in 1978 in United States, and it is regulated by NYSE, FINRA, SIPC. We can withdraw funds from AvaTrade with the help of Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard, and its withdrawal fee is free. And Interactive Brokers provides the ability to withdraw funds with the help of Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard, and its withdrawal fee is $0. The time for withdrawal in AvaTrade is 1 - 2 business days, and that one in Interactive Brokers is 3-5 days.

As a result, the rating of AvaTrade is 4.8 stars versus that of Interactive Brokers of 4.1 stars.

Overall Rating

 
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
 
AvaTrade
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
Interactive Brokers
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education

Fees

Fees
Stock
ETFs
Options
Mutual Funds
Bonds
Forex Spreads
CFDs
Futures
Metals
Cryptocurrency
AvaTrade
Stock
Average 0.13%
ETFs
Average 0.13%
Options
Spreads Vary
Mutual Funds
N/A
Bonds
0.03 Over Market
Forex Spreads
From 1.3 pips
CFDs
From 0.13%
Futures
N/A
Metals
From 0.4pips
Cryptocurrency
0.75% to 1.5% Over Market
Interactive Brokers
Stock
$0.005
ETFs
$0
Options
$0 + $0.70 per contract
Mutual Funds
$14.95
Bonds
0.1% of face value
Forex Spreads
0.20 basis points
CFDs
N/A
Futures
$0.85 per contract
Metals
0.15 basis points
Cryptocurrency
$5 per contract

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor
AvaTrade
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor
Interactive Brokers
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor

Platforms

Platforms
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
AvaTrade
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
Interactive Brokers
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account
AvaTrade
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account
Interactive Brokers
Research & Analysis
Social trading
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
AvaTrade
Android App
iOS App
Interactive Brokers
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
AvaTrade
Minimum deposit
$100
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Interactive Brokers
Minimum deposit
$0
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
AvaTrade
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
1 - 2 business days
Withdrawal Fee
Free
Interactive Brokers
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
3-5 days
Withdrawal Fee
$0

Security & Fairness

Security & Fairness
Сountry of Origin
Year Founded
Regulated By
AvaTrade
Сountry of Origin
Ireland
Year Founded
2006
Regulated By
Central Bank of Ireland
Interactive Brokers
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
1978
Regulated By
NYSE, FINRA, SIPC

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
AvaTrade
Phone
+1-212-941-9609
Email
Contact Form
Live Chat
Yes
Interactive Brokers
Phone
1 (877) 442-2757
Email
Email form
Live Chat
Yes

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