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Vantage Vs. Trading 212 - Compare and Choose the Right One

Updated May 13 2022

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Overview

Vantage is a global broker operating since 2009. Initially based in Australia, Vantage is offering trading in forex, stocks, indices, commodities and cryptocurrencies

Trading 212 is a global broker headquartered in the U.K specialising in real stocks and ETFs investing along with CFD trading.

Best For
  • Traders looking to hedge their FX positions (low fees)
  • Social traders looking to connect to popular copying services
  • Traders preferring mobile apps
  • Passive investors looking to buy stocks or ETFs with their investing account
  • Traders of all levels of experience looking to trade CFDs on shares
Licenses

Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

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Financial
Licenses

Regulation

Regulated

Top-tier Licenses

1

Other Licenses

2

Provided by
TheTradingBible.com

Learn More
🏛 Financial Regulators
  • ASIC (Australia)
  • VFSC - (Vanuatu)
  • CIMA (Cayman Islands)
  • FCA (UK)
  • CySec (Cyprus)
  • FSC (Bulgaria)
The Good
  • Low deposit requirements
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Good educational material, news feed and market analysis
  • Great mobile platform
  • Broad asset offering in their investing account (more than 10,000 assets)
  • Friendly, smooth and simple proprietary platforms (both web and mobile)
  • Great spreads on stocks and no commissions on investing accounts
The Bad
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Not all instruments are available on every trading platform
  • Doesn’t offer ETFs
  • Despite both platforms being beautiful, they are gamified for engagement. Clicking on the buy button on mobile platform will trigger a random order without asking for confirmation
  • Asides from stocks, their asset offering lacks variety
  • Very high forex spreads (1.4 Pips on EUR/USD)
Status
Operational Operational
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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.

📍 Year Founded
2009 2004
💳 Minimum Deposit
$, - 200 1 to 10 €, £
💰 Payment Methods
  • Bank Transfer
  • Debit / Credit Card
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Bitwallet
  • FasaPay
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Union Pay
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Paypal
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • iDeal
  • Apple Pay
💵 Account Base Currencies
9 - USD, EUR, GBP, AUD, CAD, HKD, NZD, JPY, SGD 9 - USD, EUR, GBP, RON, PLN, CHF, SEK, NOK, CZK.
🗽 Available to U.S Citizens
No No
❌ Restricted Countries
AF, AL, AS, AU, BY, BM, BA, BG, BI, CA, CF, CN, HR, CU, ER, GR, GU, IR, IQ, CI, JP, LB, LR, LY, ML, ME, MM, KR, PR, GN, GW, RO, SL, RS, SG, SI, SO, SD, ES, SD, SY, VE, YE US, CA.
📊 STP Account
No No
📊 DMA Account
No Yes
📊 ECN Account
No No
Assets
📚 Available Assets

CFDs on currencies, commodities, indices, stocks and cryptocurrencies.

  • Real stocks and ETFs
  • CFDs on stocks, ETFs, currencies, commodities and indices.
📙 Stocks
210 10,000+ Real stocks / 1,526 CFDs
📘 Currency Pairs
40 179
📗 Commodities
20 25
📕 Indices
13 35
📔 ETFs
N/A 1,800 Real ETFs / 50 CFDs
💸 Cryptocurrencies
6 N/A
📒 Bonds
N/A N/A
📓 Options
N/A N/A
📗 Futures
N/A N/A
📝 Notes:
All of Vantage's assets are CFDs.

Trading 212 provides 2 different accounts: Stock investing where users can buy real stocks or ETFs and CFD accounts.

Trading Experience
📈 Minimum Stock Trade Size
1 Share Fractional Share trading - 0.1 Units of a share
📉 Minimum ETFs Trade Size
N/A Fractional ETF trading - 0.1 Units of an ETF
📈 Minimum Crypto Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum FX Trade Size
$1,000 (0.01 Lots) $500
📈 Minimum Commodities Trade Size

Varies per commodity, 0.01 (1 ounce) for gold,  0.1 lot (250 Lbs) for copper

Varies by Commodity (Eg: 0.01 Troy ounce of Gold)
📉 Minimum Bonds Trade Size
N/A N/A
📈 Minimum Futures Trade Size
N/A N/A
📉 Minimum Options Trade Size
N/A N/A
💪 Retail Leverage
Up to 1:30 Up to 1:30
💪 Professional Leverage
Up to 1:500 Up to 1:500
✍ Customisable Leverage
Yes No
🎲 Deleveraged Trading
Yes Yes (Investing Account)
🎓 Demo Account
Yes Yes
📱 IOS App
Yes Yes
📱 Android App
Yes Yes
📺 MetaTrader 4
Yes No
📺 MetaTrader 5
Yes No
💻 Web trader
Yes Yes
💻 TradingView Platform
Yes No
💻 Proprietary Platform
No Yes
📊 Multi-chart Tools
Yes Yes
👬 Copy Trading
Yes No
👫 Social Trading
Yes No
🔑 Guaranteed Stop-loss
No No
🔨 Trailing Stop-loss
Yes Yes
Fees
💰 Inactivity Fee
No No
💰 Deposit Fees
No No
💰 Withdrawal Fees

No for all methods, except the bank transfer. First one is free, subsequent in the same month are charged $20 or equivalent depending on the account currency.

No
💰 Commissions
Yes for ECN accounts -from $6 per lot per round turn No
Spreads
📈 EUR/USD
Dynamic - From 1.4 pips for Standard account, from 0.0 on ECN accounts Dynamic - From 1.4 Pips
📉 SP500
Dynamic - From 30 Pips Dynamic - From 166 Pips
📈 GOLD
Dynamic - Average 36 Pips Dynamic - From 30 Pips
📉 TSLA (Stock CFD)
Dynamic - Market Spread Dynamic - From $0.6
📈 XLK (ETF - CFD)
N/A N/A
📉 BTC
N/A N/A
Research and Analysis
⭐ Watchlists
Yes Yes
🔭 Stock Screener
No No
🗓 Economic Calendar
Yes Yes
📜 Integrated Newsfeed
Yes No
📡 Reuters Feed
No No