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Comparison Firstrade vs XTB

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

First of all, we’ll compare the commission fees of the two brokers. Firstrade has a commission fee of $0, and XTB has a commission fee of from 0.3 pips. The full online broker reviews contains more detailed information on the brokers’ commission fees.

It is important for investors to know what types of online trading broker supports and what tools they can use for trading. Let’s compare them. Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading are provided to customers by Firstrade and Stocks Trading, ETFs Trading, Forex Trading, Crypto Trading are provided by XTB. Concerning the platforms, Firstrade uses Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while XTB uses Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, MT4, Android App, iOS App.

In conclusion, when comparing the two online brokers, we should pay our attention to the year and country of foundation, the regulatory authorities and ways to withdraw funds. Firstrade was founded in 1985 in United States, and it is regulated by SEC and FINRA. And XTB was founded in 2002 in United Kingdom, and it is regulated by FCA, IFSC, KNF, CNMV and CMB. We can withdraw funds from Firstrade with the help of Bank Wire, and its withdrawal fee is $30 domestic US, $50 international. And XTB provides the ability to withdraw funds with the help of Bank Wire, and its withdrawal fee is free. The time for withdrawal in Firstrade is 2-3 business days, and that one in XTB is n/A.

Overall, Firstrade boasts 3.9 stars versus XTB 4.3 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
XTB
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education

Fees

Fees
Stock
ETFs
Options
Mutual Funds
Bonds
Forex Spreads
CFDs
Metals
Cryptocurrency
Firstrade
Stock
$0
ETFs
$0
Options
$0
Mutual Funds
$0
Bonds
$40
Forex Spreads
N/A
CFDs
N/A
Metals
N/A
Cryptocurrency
N/A
XTB
Stock
From 0.3 pips
ETFs
0.08% minimum $8.00 USD
Options
N/A
Mutual Funds
N/A
Bonds
N/A
Forex Spreads
From 0.1 pips
CFDs
0.08% minimum $8.00 USD
Metals
From 0.3 pips
Cryptocurrency
Spreads vary

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
XTB
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
Firstrade
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
XTB
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4

Tools

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

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
Firstrade
Android App
iOS App
XTB
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Firstrade
Minimum deposit
$0
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
XTB
Minimum deposit
$250
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
Firstrade
Bank Wire
Withdrawal Time
2-3 business days
Withdrawal Fee
$30 domestic US, $50 international
XTB
Bank Wire
Withdrawal Time
N/A
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
XTB
Сountry of Origin
United Kingdom
Year Founded
2002
Regulated By
FCA, IFSC, KNF, CNMV and CMB

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
Firstrade
Phone
Yes
Email
Yes
Live Chat
No
XTB
Phone
+48 222 739 976
Email
sales_int@xtb.com
Live Chat
Yes

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