Trading 212 vs Binary.com - Trading Brokerage Comparison

Trading 212 vs Binary.com | Online Brokerage Comparison

Binary.com vs Trading 212 Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulation
NoneMT5, Web Trader, Apps50+MFSA, VFSC
$1Web Trader & Apps1800+FCA, FSC

Binary.com vs Trading 212 Comparison

Both brokers offer user friendly web traders. Binary.com additionally provides MetaTrader 5 (MT5).

Trading 212 offers Stocks CFDs to trade and real Stocks to own (and does not charge commissions). Each broker offers 24/7 trading on Cryptocurrency CFDs (Trading 212 on its web trader and apps and Binary.com on MT5).

Both brokers have very low minimum deposits, though on MT5 Binary.com has the lowest (none).

Binary.com is regulated by a range of bodies including the MFSA in Malta and the VFSC in Vanuatu.

Trading 212 is regulated by the FCA in the United Kingdom and the FSC in Bulgaria.

Quick comparison

Both brokers offer user friendly web traders. Binary.com additionally provides MT5. Trading 212 offers Stocks CFDs to trade and real Stocks to own.

Minimum deposit and key account features

The minimum deposit to use Binary.com's web trader is $5, but there is no minimum deposit to use MT5. The minimum deposit for Trading 212 is $29 for CFD trading and $1 for the Invest account.

  • Binary.com offers a range of features on its website including webinars, an Economic Calendar and TradingView. When the trader has opened their account they gain access to the SmartTrader platform and can then open MT5 accounts. These accounts can include a Standard account, an Advanced STP account and a Synthetic Indices account (different accounts can be available in different countries).
  • Trading 212 has a CFD and an Invest account. Trading 212 provides Videos, News, Analysis and an Economic Calendar on its trading platform and its website.

Markets

  • Binary.com offers trading on MT5 in Forex, Commodities, Indices and Cryptocurrencies, with 50+ available. It also offers 24/7 trading in simulated markets. The markets available can vary in different countries.
  • Trading 212 offers CFD trading in Forex, Commodities, Indices, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks and ETFs, with 1800+ available. Trading 212 on the Invest account offers real Stocks and ETFs, with 1800+ available.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • Binary.com offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, DASH, EOS and Emercoin.
  • Trading 212 offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, DASH, EOS, NEO and Monero.

Leverage

Maximum leverage for Binary.com on CFDs on MT5 (MFSA regulated) is . Maximum leverage for Binary.com (VFSC regulated) on CFDs on MT5 is 100:1. Maximum leverage for Trading 212 (FCA or FSC regulated) is .

Online trading platforms

Binary.com offers a web trader and MT5. Trading 212 provides a web trader. Both offer mobile apps.

Why Trading 212 or Binary.com ?

Traders who want to trade Stocks CFDs and to buy real Stocks to own and sell, may do so at Trading 212. Traders who want to trade Cryptocurrency CFDs 24/7 can do so at either broker. Traders who want to trade CFD markets on MT5 can do this at Binary.com.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers offer CFD trading
  • Trading 212 provides real Stocks to own on its Invest account
  • Each broker offers 24/7 trading of Cryptocurrency CFDs
  • Both have very low minimum deposits
  • Trading 212 has more markets to trade
  • Both offer web traders
  • Binary.com additionally provides MT5

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