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Comparison Firstrade vs Pepperstone

A dozen different brokers were comparatively assessed on InvestorGreg.net, and the best online trading brokers were found. Here, we compare Firstrade vs Pepperstone. Which of them: Firstrade or Pepperstone a better online broker?

Firstly, let’s compare commission fees provided by these brokers for regular transactions. The commission fee of Firstrade on regular transactions of the stock exchange is $0, and Pepperstone has a commission fee of from 0.4 pips. You can read more detailed information on commission fees in the online broker reviews.

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 Firstrade provides customers with Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, and Pepperstone provides customers with Stocks Trading, Forex Trading, Crypto Trading. Concerning the platforms, Firstrade uses Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while Pepperstone uses Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, MT4, MT5, 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. Firstrade was established in 1985 in United States, and it is regulated by SEC and FINRA. And Pepperstone was established in 2010 in Australia, and it is regulated by ASIC, FCA. Withdrawal of funds from Firstrade can be done using Bank Wire with a withdrawal fee of $30 domestic US, $50 international. And Pepperstone provides the ability to withdraw funds using Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard with a withdrawal fee of free. The withdrawal time for Firstrade is 2-3 business days, and that one for Pepperstone is 3 - 5 business days.

Overall, Firstrade boasts 3.9 stars versus Pepperstone 4.6 stars.

Overall Rating

 
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
 
Firstrade
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
Pepperstone
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
Firstrade
Stock
$0
ETFs
$0
Options
$0
Mutual Funds
$0
Bonds
$40
Forex Spreads
N/A
CFDs
N/A
Futures
N/A
Metals
N/A
Cryptocurrency
N/A
Pepperstone
Stock
From 0.4 pips
ETFs
N/A
Options
N/A
Mutual Funds
N/A
Bonds
N/A
Forex Spreads
From 0.0 pips + $3.50 commission
CFDs
From 0.3 pips
Futures
From 0.3 pips
Metals
From 0.5 pips
Cryptocurrency
no commissions

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Crypto Trading
Firstrade
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Crypto Trading
Pepperstone
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Crypto Trading

Platforms

Platforms
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5
Firstrade
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5
Pepperstone
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
MT5

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
Firstrade
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
Pepperstone
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
Firstrade
Android App
iOS App
Pepperstone
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Firstrade
Minimum deposit
$0
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Pepperstone
Minimum deposit
$0
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
Firstrade
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
2-3 business days
Withdrawal Fee
$30 domestic US, $50 international
Pepperstone
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
3 - 5 business days
Withdrawal Fee
Free

Security & Fairness

Security & Fairness
Сountry of Origin
Year Founded
Regulated By
Firstrade
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
1985
Regulated By
SEC and FINRA
Pepperstone
Сountry of Origin
Australia
Year Founded
2010
Regulated By
ASIC, FCA

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
Firstrade
Phone
Yes
Email
Yes
Live Chat
No
Pepperstone
Phone
+61 3 9020 0155
Email
support@pepperstone.com
Live Chat
Yes

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