Trading 212 vs UFX - Trading Brokers Comparison

Trading 212 vs UFX | Online Brokerage Comparison

Trading 212 vs UFX Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulation
$1Web Trader & Apps1800+FCA, FSC
$100ParagonEx, MT4, Apps450+CySEC

Trading 212 vs UFX Comparison

Both of these brokers provide user friendly trading platforms designed for the trader who makes their own trading decisions. On its ParagonEx web trader, UFX offers a crowd trading news feed. This news feed has market news which can have information about the sentiments and actions of other traders to this news. So the trader can potentially inform their own trading decisions with the ideas and actions of the crowd of other traders.

These brokers each provide CFD trading. When trading a CFD the trader does not own the market. However Trading 212 additionally provides an Invest account which lets the trader buy real Stock and ETFs to own. As well as ParagonEx, UFX provides MetaTrader 4 for some account types. MT4 offers features such as automated trading.

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

UFX is regulated by the CySEC in Cyprus.

Quick comparison

Both brokers provide user friendly web traders and apps. UFX offers a crowd trading news feed on its web trader. Both provide CFD accounts. Trading 212 additionally offers real Stocks and ETFs to own. UFX additionally provides MT4.

Minimum deposit and key account features

The minimum deposit for Trading 212 to trade CFDs is $/€/£29 (the minimum deposit for the Invest account is $/€/£1). The minimum deposit for UFX is $100 (the minimum deposit for MT4 is $5,000).

  • 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.
  • UFX provides CFD trading on six account types, Micro/Mini, Mini, Standard, Gold, Platinum and Islamic. The minimum initial deposit is $100 for the Micro/Mini account, $500 for the Mini account, $1000 for the Islamic and Standard accounts, $5000 for the Gold account and $10,000 for the Platinum account. The minimum trade size ranges from 0.0025 lots for the Micro/Mini account to 1 lot for the Platinum account.
  • All UFX account types have daily market reviews, a video library, daily recommendations and 24hr live support. All except the Micro/Mini account provide a personal trading coach. Standard, Gold and Platinum accounts also have VIP trading support and exclusive updates. Gold and Platinum additionally provide SMS trading alerts and access to MT4. At UFX there is a one minute minimum time after a position has been opened until it can be closed.

Markets

  • Trading 212 offers CFD trading in Forex, Indices, Energy, Soft Commodities, Stocks, ETFs, Metals and Cryptocurrencies, with 1800+ available. Trading 212 on the Invest account offers real Stocks and ETFs, with 1800+ available.
  • UFX offers CFD trading in Forex, Indices, Energy, Soft Commodities, Stocks, ETFs and Precious Metals, with 450+ available.

Trading 212 has 150+ Forex Pairs. UFX has 50+ Forex Pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

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

Commissions

  • Trading 212 does not charge commissions.
  • UFX does not charge commissions.

Leverage

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

Platforms

Trading 212 offers a web trader and apps. UFX offers the ParagonEx web trader, MT4 and apps.

Why Trading 212 or UFX ?

Traders who want a web trader designed for the trader who executes their own trades, along with trading tools on the platform can find this at either broker. UFX has a particular trading tool in the shape of its MassInsights news feed which sits alongside the chart on the platform. This references aggregated trader behavior to markets and market events. Thus the trader may potentially supplement their analysis with the reactions and sentiments of the crowd of other traders. Trading 212 also provides tools such as a news feed accessible from the platform. For a higher minimum deposit, UFX also provides MT4. While traders can trade CFDs at either broker, at Trading 212 the trader can also trade real Stocks and ETFs on its Invest account.

Comparison summary

  • Both brokers offer CFD trading accounts
  • Trading 212 additionally provides real Stocks to own (not CFDs)
  • Neither broker charges commissions
  • Both brokers offer web traders and apps
  • UFX has a crowd trading news feed on its ParagonEx platform
  • UFX additionally provides MT4
  • Trading 212 has more markets to trade overall
  • These brokers have the same minimum deposit for CFDs on their web traders and apps

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