RoboMarkets vs Trading 212 - Compare Trading Brokers

RoboMarkets vs Trading 212 | Brokerage Comparison

RoboMarkets vs Trading 212 Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulation
$100MT4, MT5, R Trader11,000+CySEC
$1Web Trader & Apps1800+FCA, FSC

RoboMarkets vs Trading 212 Comparison

Both of these brokers offer CFD trading. When trading a CFD, the trader does not own the market. However Trading 212 additionally offers an Invest account, where the trader can buy real Stocks and ETFs to own.

Both brokers offer web traders. On its R Trader web trader, RoboMarkets has more markets to trade (11,000+ vs 1800+). RoboMarkets additionally provides MetaTrader 4 (MT4) and MetaTrader 5 (MT5). On these platforms, RoboMarkets has considerably less markets. On all its platforms (including R Trader), RoboMarkets supports both non-automated and automated trading using robots. On R Trader, the trader can build and run robots in the cloud (without needing a VPS).

RoboMarkets is regulated by the CySEC in Cyprus.

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

Quick comparison

Both brokers offer web traders and apps. RoboMarkets additionally provides MT5 and R Trader. Both offer CFD trading. Trading 212 additionally provides real Stocks and ETFs to own.

Minimum deposit and key account features

The minimum deposit for RoboMarkets is $100. The minimum deposit for Trading 212 to trade CFDs is $/€/£29 (the minimum deposit for the Invest account is $/€/£1).

  • RoboMarkets offers accounts based around its three platforms, MT4, MT5 and R Trader. MT4 and MT5 each offer a Pro-Standard, Pro-Cent and Pro-ECN account. MT4 additionally offers an MT4 Prime account. RoboMarkets's R Trader is a web trading platform, which has many more markets available than the other accounts. RoboMarkets also offers a CopyFx account (which supports transaction copying) and a RAMM account (which supports strategy copying). RoboMarkets's minimum deposit for all accounts except MT4 Prime is $100. The minimum deposit for MT4 Prime is $5,000. The Prime account is an ECN account with lower commission charges. RoboMarkets offers an Islamic (Swap Free) version for some of these accounts. The minimum trade size is 0.0001 lots. RoboMarkets provides a range of tools including analysis, an economic calendar, webinars and education. It offers the R Trader Strategy Builder for building robots. EAs and scalping are allowed at RoboMarkets.
  • 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.


  • RoboMarkets offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks, ETFs, Metals and Soft Commodities, for a total of 45+.
  • Trading 212 offers CFD trading in Forex, Indices, Energy, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks, ETFs, Metals and Soft Commodities, with 1800+ available. Trading 212 on the Invest account offers real Stocks and ETFs, with 1800+ available.

RoboMarkets has 45+ Forex Pairs. Trading 212 has 150+ Forex Pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

  • RoboMarkets offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, EOS, NEO, Monero, DASH, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold, QTUM, IOTA, Golem, OmiseGO.
  • Trading 212 offers Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, EOS, NEO, Monero and DASH.


  • RoboMarkets commission are $2 per lot per side for its ECN accounts except for its Prime account where they are $1.5 per lot per side.
  • Trading 212 does not charge commissions.


Maximum leverage for RoboMarkets (CySEC regulated) is . Maximum leverage for Trading 212 (FCA or FSC regulated) is .


RoboMarkets offers MT4, MT5 and R Trader and apps. Trading 212 offers a web trader and apps.

Why RoboMarkets or Trading 212 ?

Trader who want to trade using MT4 or its successor platform MT5 can find these at RoboMarkets. Traders who want to trade CFDs can do so at either broker. However those who wish to trade real Stocks and ETFs can find an Invest account at Trading 212. Both brokers offer web traders with a considerable number of markets on each, however RoboMarkets has more.

Comparison summary

  • Both provide CFD trading
  • Trading 212 additionally offers real Stocks and ETFs
  • RoboMarkets provides MT4, MT5 and R Trader
  • Trading 212 offers a web trader (and apps)
  • RoboMarkets has more markets overall (on R Trader)
  • On its platforms, RoboMarkets offers trading with robots

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