Trading 212 vs Vantage FX - Compare Trading Brokers

Trading 212 vs Vantage FX | Trading Brokers Comparison

Trading 212 vs Vantage FX Comparison Table
Online BrokerMinimum DepositTrading PlatformsMarketsRegulation
$100Web Trader & Apps1800+FCA, FSC
$200MT4, MT5180+ASIC, CIMA

Trading 212 vs Vantage FX Comparison

Vantage FX is an ECN broker offering CFD trading on MetaTrader 4 (MT4) and its successor MetaTrader 5 (MT5), allowing the use of Expert Advisors (EAs), MT4 and MT5's online trading robots. Trading 212 provides a web trading platform (and apps) offering both CFD trading and an Invest account with real Stocks (not CFDs). Trading 212 has more markets to trade than Vantage FX, but Vantage FX has a competitive number for an ECN broker.

Vantage FX is regulated by the ASIC in Australia and the CIMA in the Cayman Islands.

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

Quick comparison

Trading 212 provides a web trader and apps. Vantage FX is an ECN broker offering MT4 and MT5. Both provide CFD trading. Trading 212 additionally offers real Stocks to own.

Minimum deposit and key account features

The minimum deposit for Trading 212 to trade CFDs is $/€/£100 (the minimum deposit for the Invest account is $/€/£29). The minimum deposit for Vantage FX is $200.

  • 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.
  • Vantage FX offers STP, ECN, Islamic and Pro ECN accounts. The STP accounts have a minimum deposit of $200, the ECN accounts have a minimum deposit of $500 and the Pro ECN account has a minimum deposit of $20,000. The minimum trade size is 0.01 lots. Vantage FX supports social and copy trading with ZuluTrade and Myfxbook AutoTrade. Vantage FX provides an Economic Calendar, Trading Signals and Education on its website.
  • Vantage FX's STP accounts do not charge commissions, while the ECN accounts do charge commissions. All accounts allow scalping. Vantage FX's Pro ECN account offers lower commission charges and access to Interbank price feeds.

Markets

  • Trading 212 offers CFD trading in Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks, Soft Commodities and ETFs, with 1800+ available. Trading 212 on the Invest account offers real Stocks and ETFs, with 1800+ available.
  • Vantage FX offers Forex, Indices, Energy, Metals, Cryptocurrencies, Stocks and Soft Commodities, with 180+ available.

Trading 212 has 150+ Forex Pairs. Vantage FX has 45+ Forex Pairs.

Cryptocurrency CFDs

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

Leverage

Maximum leverage for Trading 212 (FCA or FSC regulated) is . Maximum leverage for Vantage FX (VFSC or ASIC regulated) is 500:1.

Commissions

  • Trading 212 does not charge commissions.
  • Vantage FX has a commission charge of $3 per lot per side for ECN trading, except for its Pro ECN account which has a commission charge of $1.75 per lot per side.

Online trading platforms

Trading 212 provides a web trader and apps. Vantage FX offers MT4 and MT5 and apps.

Why Trading 212 or Vantage FX ?

Traders who want to use MT4 and MT5 and if they wish EAs, can do so at Vantage FX. Trader who want to trade CFDs can do so at either broker. However Vantage FX additionally provides an account (its Invest account) which provides real Stocks to own (they are not CFDs).

Comparison summary

  • Both offer CFD trading
  • Trading 212 additionally provides real Stocks to own
  • Vantage FX is an ECN broker
  • Trading 212 provides considerably more markets to trade
  • Vantage FX has a relatively large number of markets for an ECN broker
  • Trading 212 offers a web trading platform (and apps)
  • Vantage FX provides MT4 and MT5

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