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Comparison Interactive Brokers vs IronFX

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

First of all, we’ll compare the commission fees of the two brokers. The commission fee of Interactive Brokers on regular transactions of the stock exchange is $0.005, and IronFX has a commission fee of spreads from 0.3 pips, commissions of 0.10%. For trading in Forex, the commission fee of Interactive Brokers is 0.20 basis points, while the commission fee of IronFX is from 0.5 pips. And for summarizing a complete picture, we should see trading in the metal market, where these brikers provide the following commissions: 0.15 basis points and spreads from 0.04 pips for Interactive Brokers and IronFX, respectively. You can read more detailed information on commission fees in the online broker reviews.

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, Penny Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading, Robo Advisor are provided to customers by Interactive Brokers and Stocks Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading are provided by IronFX. As for platforms, Interactive Brokers offers Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while IronFX offers Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, MT4, 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. Interactive Brokers was founded in 1978 in United States, and it is regulated by NYSE, FINRA, SIPC. And IronFX was founded in 2010 in Cyprus, and it is regulated by FCA, ASIC, CySEC, FSB. Withdrawal of funds from Interactive Brokers can be done using Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard with a withdrawal fee of $0. And IronFX provides the ability to withdraw funds using Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard with a withdrawal fee of free. The time for withdrawal in Interactive Brokers is 3-5 days, and that one in IronFX is 1 - 5 business days.

Overall, Interactive Brokers boasts 4.1 stars versus IronFX 4.8 stars.

Overall Rating

 
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
IronFX
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education

Fees

Fees
Stock
ETFs
Options
Mutual Funds
Bonds
Forex Spreads
Futures
Metals
Cryptocurrency
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
Futures
$0.85 per contract
Metals
0.15 basis points
Cryptocurrency
$5 per contract
IronFX
Stock
Spreads from 0.3 pips, commissions of 0.10%
ETFs
N/A
Options
N/A
Mutual Funds
N/A
Bonds
N/A
Forex Spreads
From 0.5 pips
Futures
Spreads from 0.5 pips
Metals
Spreads from 0.04 pips
Cryptocurrency
Spreads from 100 pips

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
Interactive Brokers
Stocks Trading
Penny Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor
IronFX
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
Interactive Brokers
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
IronFX
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4

Tools

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

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
Interactive Brokers
Android App
iOS App
IronFX
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

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

Withdrawals

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

Security & Fairness

Security & Fairness
Сountry of Origin
Year Founded
Regulated By
Interactive Brokers
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
1978
Regulated By
NYSE, FINRA, SIPC
IronFX
Сountry of Origin
Cyprus
Year Founded
2010
Regulated By
FCA, ASIC, CySEC, FSB

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
Interactive Brokers
Phone
1 (877) 442-2757
Email
Email form
Live Chat
Yes
IronFX
Phone
+44(0) 203 282 7777
Email
support@ironfx.com
Live Chat
Yes

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