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Comparison Plus500 vs Swissquote

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

Firstly, let’s compare commission fees provided by these brokers for regular transactions. The commission fee of Plus500 on regular transactions of the stock exchange is from 0.45%, and Swissquote has a commission fee of from £15. When analyzing trading options, the commission fees of Plus500 is from 2 pips, and that one of Swissquote is £1 per contract (Minimum £5). For trading in Forex, the commission fee of Plus500 is from 0.6 pips, while the commission fee of Swissquote is average spread of 1.3 pips. When analyzing commission fees in CFD: Plus500 provides from 0.065%, and Swissquote provides from 0.06%. For a more complete picture, let’s consider trading in the metal market, where Plus500 and Swissquote have commission fees of from 0.03% and £1 per contract (Minimum £5), 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, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading are provided to customers by Plus500 and Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading, Robo Advisor are provided by Swissquote. As for platforms, Plus500 offers Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while Swissquote 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. Plus500 was founded in 2008 in Israel, and it is regulated by FCA, CySEC, FSCA, FMA, MAS, ISA, ASIC. And Swissquote was founded in Switzerland in 1996, and it is regulated by FCA, FINMA, DFSA, MAS, SFC. Withdrawal of funds from Plus500 can be done using Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard with a withdrawal fee of £0. And Swissquote provides the ability to withdraw funds using Bank Wire with a withdrawal fee of depends on account type. The withdrawal time for Plus500 is 1-2 working days, and that one for Swissquote is 1-2 working days.

Overall, Plus500 boasts 4 stars versus Swissquote 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
Swissquote
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%
Swissquote
Stock
From £15
ETFs
From £15
Options
£1 per contract (Minimum £5)
Mutual Funds
From £9
Bonds
0.3% (Minimum of £50)
Forex Spreads
Average spread of 1.3 pips
CFDs
From 0.06%
Futures
£1 per contract (Minimum £5)
Metals
£1 per contract (Minimum £5)
Cryptocurrency
Starting at 1%

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor
Plus500
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Robo Advisor
Swissquote
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
Plus500
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4
Swissquote
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
MT4

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
Plus500
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account
Swissquote
Research & Analysis
Education
Demo account

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
Plus500
Android App
iOS App
Swissquote
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
Plus500
Minimum deposit
£100
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
Swissquote
Minimum deposit
£0
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
Swissquote
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
1-2 working days
Withdrawal Fee
Depends on account type

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
Swissquote
Сountry of Origin
1996
Year Founded
Switzerland
Regulated By
FCA, FINMA, DFSA, MAS, SFC

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
Plus500
Phone
-
Email
Yes
Live Chat
Yes
Swissquote
Phone
Yes
Email
Yes
Live Chat
Yes

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