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DEGIRO Vs. Saxo Bank - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated Oct 20 2022

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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.

Saxo Bank is a Danish investment bank operating since 1992. It is one of the most regulated brokerages in the world with an exceptional selection of financial instruments.

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
  • Professional investors looking to trade a variety of markets
  • High net worth traders or investors
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

2

Other Licenses

0

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

7

Other Licenses

0

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🏛 Financial Regulators
  • BaFin (Germany)
  • AFM (Netherlands)
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • HKMA (Hong Kong)
  • ADGM (United Arab Emirates)
  • FINMA (Switzerland)
  • MAS (Singapore)
  • FFAJ (Japan)
  • AFM (Netherlands)
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
  • Exceptional selection of financial instruments at one place
  • 2 highly-customizable proprietary trading platforms
  • API integration for 3rd party services like Excel or TradingView
The Bad
  • Credit card deposits are not available
  • Simplistic platforms with not many features
  • Fees are expensive when compared to commission free brokers
  • High minimum deposit for certain countries
  • Withdrawals via bank transfer only
  • High fees on options and futures
Status
Operational Operational
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Key Data
⌛ Account Opening Time
1 day 4 days
📋 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.

📍 Year Founded
2008 1992
💳 Minimum Deposit Range
0 From $500 up to $2,000
💰 Payment Methods
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
💵 Account Base Currencies
3 - USD, GBP, EUR. 26 - AED, AUD, CAD, CHF, CNH, CZK, DKK, EUR, GBP, HKD, HUF, ILS, JPY, LTL, MXN, MYR, NOK, NZD, PLN, RON, RUB, SEK, SGD, TRY, USD, ZAR.
🗽 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, BR, ES, IN, KE, MX, NG, PK, ZA.

📊 STP Account
No Yes
📊 DMA Account
Yes Yes
📊 ECN Account
No Yes
Banking License
No No
Debit Card
No No
Assets
📚 Assets Type
Equities Hybrid
Total Asset Offering
292,230 49,339
Exchange Access
0 0
📙 Real Stocks
0 30,000
📙 Stock CFDs
25,000 0
📘 Currency Pairs
0 0
📘 Currency Pair CFDs
5 182
📗 Commodities
0 0
📗 Commodities CFDs
0 19
📕 Indices
0 0
📕 Indices CFDs
25 29
📔 ETFs
0 5,400
📔 ETFs CFDs
6,700 5,400
💸 Cryptocurrencies
0 0
💸 Cryptocurrency CFDs
0 9
📒 Bonds
0 5,000
📒 Bonds CFDs
500 0
📓 Options
0 3,000
📓 Options CFDs
250,000 0
📗 Futures
0 300
📗 Futures CFDs
10,000 0
Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
Variable - Fractions Allowed Unavailable
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
Variable - Fractions Allowed Unavailable
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
Unavailable Varies by Cryptocurrency (eg: 0.01 units of BTC)
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
Unavailable $1,000 (0.01 lots)
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
Unavailable Unavailable
💪 Retail Leverage
Unavailable 30
💪 Professional Leverage
Unavailable 66
✍ Customisable Leverage
No No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes
🎓 Demo Account
No Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
No No
📺 MetaTrader 5
No No
📺 cTrader
No No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
No Yes
💻 Proprietary Platform
Yes Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
No Yes
👬 Copy Trading
No Yes
👫 Social Trading
No No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
No Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
None

Up to $150 after 6 months of inactivity, £25 after one quarter in the UK.

💰 Deposit Fees
None None
💰 Withdrawal Fees
None None
💰 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.

$0.02/share (min $10) for US Stocks, from 0.10% (min €10) for other equity markets, €4 per futures contract.

Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Unavailable Dynamic - From 0.4 to 0.8 Pips
📉 SP500
Unavailable Unavailable
📈 GOLD
Unavailable Unavailable
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Unavailable
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Unavailable
📉 BTC
Unavailable Unavailable
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No Yes
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes Yes
📡 Reuters Feed
No No
📡 Educational Content
No No
📡 Live Chat Support
No Yes
📡 Video Tutorials
No No
📡 Account Management
No Yes
📡 Webinars
No No