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DEGIRO Vs. Plus500 - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Nov 04 2021

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Overview

DEGIRO is a European leading stock broker providing access to more than 50 stock exchanges around the world with low commissions per trade and a simple to use platform.

Plus500 is an international broker specialised in CFD trading with a big range of assets including CFDs based on American options

Best For
  • Investors from all experience levels looking to buy real shares, funds or ETFs for the long term
  • Active traders that look to access the large variety of exchanges offered
  • Intermediate traders looking to trade short term
  • Experienced traders looking to speculate using CFDs based on options
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The Good
  • No conflicts of interest between DEGIRO and its customers
  • Virtually unlimited asset offering from 50 exchanges across the globe
  • Low fees when compared to traditional banking alternatives
  • CFDs on american options offered
  • Low minimum trade sizes
  • Propietary platform with multi-charting tools
The Bad
  • Credit card deposits are not available
  • Simplistic platforms with not many features
  • Fees are expensive when compared to commission free brokers
  • No ability to remove leverage
  • All instruments are CFDs, you can't buy underlying assets (real stocks or cryptocurrencies)
Status
Operational Operational
Recent News
N/A N/A
Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 day 1 day
📋 Documents Required
  • Valid identity document (Passport, ID Card, etc)
  • Valid proof of residence document (Bank statement, utility bills)

All documents must be under the account holder's name.

  • Valid identity document (Passport, ID Card, etc)
  • Valid proof of residence document (Bank statement, utility bills)

All documents must be under the account holder's name.

🏛 Financial Regulators
BaFin (German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority)
AFM (Neatherlands Authority of Financial Markets)
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
Monetary Authority of Singapore
Financial Conduct Authority
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
📍 Year Founded
2008 2008
💳 Minimum Deposit
0 $, €, £ - 100
💰 Payment Methods
Bank Transfer
Paypal
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer
Paypal
Skrill
💵 Account Base Currencies
3 - USD, GBP, EUR. 16 - USD, GBP, EUR, CHF, AUD, JPY, PLN, HUF, CZK, CAD, TRY, SEK, NOK, SGD.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries

DEGIRO only provides services to citizens of Czech Republic, Spain, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Germany, France, Netherlands, Finland and the United Kingdom. The rest of the countries worldwide are not able to use DEGIRO's services.

US, CA, CU, SY, IR.
📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes No
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets
Stocks
ETFs
Funds & Bonds
Futures & Options
Stocks
Currencies
Cryptos
Commodities
ETFs
CFDs
Indices
Options
📙 Stocks
Availability from 30 global exchanges. 2000+
📘 Currency Pairs
N/A 70
📗 Commodities
N/A 25
📕 Indices
N/A 26
📔 ETFs
Availability from 20 Exchanges (Europe, Asia, Oceania) 95
💸 Cryptocurrencies
N/A 14
📒 Bonds
Availability from 7 European exchanges. N/A
📓 Options
Availability from 11 Global Exchanges. Option CFDs (Calls and Puts) on: Alphabet, Facebook, Apple, DeutscheBank, Snap, Twitter, Amazon, Microsoft, Netflix, Tesla and NIO along with major indices and EUR/USD.
📗 Futures
Availability from 13 Global Exchanges. N/A
📝 Notes:

DEGIRO is a traditional DMA broker, which means you buy or sell real shares upon availability from stock exchanges across the globe. Their asset offering is virtually unlimited as it depends on exchange's availability.

All Plus500 assets are CFDs.
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
N/A Varies by Stock (Eg: 0.05 units of Tesla)
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A Varies by ETF (Eg: 0.5 units of XLK)
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
N/A Varies by Crypto (Eg: 0.001 BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
N/A $1,000
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
N/A Varies by Commoditty (Eg: 0.2 Troy ounces of Gold)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A Varies by Option (Eg: 5 contracts of Tesla Calls)
💪 Retail Leverage
N/A Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
N/A Up to 1:300
✍ Customisable Leverage
N/A No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes No
🎓 Demo Account
No Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
No No
📺 MetaTrader 5
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No No
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
No Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No No
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No Yes
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
No Yes, $10 every 3 months
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees
No No
💰 Commissions

Yes and varies per asset and exchange, eg: If you were to purchase £2,000 worth of Apple shares at a price of $300 your total commission would have been £0.44.

No
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
N/A Dynamic - From 0.8 Pips
📉 SP500
N/A Dynamic - From 70 Pips
📈 GOLD
N/A Dynamic - From 30 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
N/A Dynamic - From $5.2
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A Dynamic - From 7 Pips
📉 BTC
N/A Dynamic - From $136
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes No, only allows setting an individual favourites list
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No

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