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Comparison Plus500 vs Robinhood

A dozen different brokers were comparatively assessed on InvestorGreg.net, and the best online trading brokers were found. Here, we compare Plus500 vs Robinhood. Which of them: Plus500 or Robinhood a better online broker?

Firstly, let’s compare commission fees provided by these brokers for regular transactions. Plus500 has a commission fee of from 0.45%, and Robinhood has a commission fee of commission-free. When analyzing trading options, the commission fees of Plus500 is from 2 pips, and that one of Robinhood is commission-free. 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, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading are provided to customers by Plus500 and Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Crypto Trading are provided by Robinhood. Concerning the platforms, Plus500 uses Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while Robinhood uses Web Platform, 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. Plus500 was established in 2008 in Israel, and it is regulated by FCA, CySEC, FSCA, FMA, MAS, ISA, ASIC. And Robinhood was established in 2013 in United States, and it is regulated by SEC, FINRA. We can withdraw funds from Plus500 with the help of Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard, and its withdrawal fee is £0. And Robinhood provides the ability to withdraw funds with the help of Bank Wire, and its withdrawal fee is free. The withdrawal time for Plus500 is 1-2 working days, and that one for Robinhood is 5 days trading holding period for uninvested funds.

As a result, the rating of Plus500 is 4 stars versus that of Robinhood of 3.4 stars.

Overall Rating

 
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
 
Plus500
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
Robinhood
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
Plus500
Stock
From 0.45%
ETFs
From £0
Options
From 2 pips
Mutual Funds
-
Bonds
-
Forex Spreads
From 0.6 pips
CFDs
From 0.065%
Futures
From 0.03%
Metals
From 0.03%
Cryptocurrency
From 0.47%
Robinhood
Stock
Commission-free
ETFs
Commission-free
Options
Commission-free
Mutual Funds
N/A
Bonds
N/A
Forex Spreads
N/A
CFDs
N/A
Futures
N/A
Metals
N/A
Cryptocurrency
Commission-free

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Plus500
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robinhood
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading

Platforms

Platforms
Web Platform
Plus500
Web Platform
Robinhood
Web Platform

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Education
Plus500
Research & Analysis
Education
Robinhood
Research & Analysis
Education

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
Plus500
Android App
iOS App
Robinhood
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
Plus500
Minimum deposit
£100
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
Robinhood
Minimum deposit
None
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
Plus500
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
1-2 working days
Withdrawal Fee
£0
Robinhood
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
5 days trading holding period for uninvested funds
Withdrawal Fee
Free

Security & Fairness

Security & Fairness
Сountry of Origin
Year Founded
Regulated By
Plus500
Сountry of Origin
Israel
Year Founded
2008
Regulated By
FCA, CySEC, FSCA, FMA, MAS, ISA, ASIC
Robinhood
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
2013
Regulated By
SEC, FINRA

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
Plus500
Phone
-
Email
Yes
Live Chat
Yes
Robinhood
Phone
No
Email
Yes
Live Chat
No

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