DEGIRO is a popular online broker founded in 2013. It offers access to over 60 exchanges across the world for its clients. Investors and traders can buy/sell bonds, stocks, ETFs, options, warrants, and mutual funds using this trading platform. It has very affordable and low prices.
Founded in 1974, IG is a premier spread betting and CFD broker in the world. This platform caters to institutional firms, professional clients, and retail traders. It has highly competitive offerings.
|Trading Options||Stocks, Majors, ETFs, Funds, Bonds, Options, Futures, and Cryptos||Forex, Majors, Indices Dow Jones, Nikkei, Dax, FTSE, Bitcoin, ETFs, IPO, Energies, Agricultural, and Metals|
|Research||DEGIRO has limited research functions with a straightforward charting tool and a fundamental news feed||IG offers great research tools. Its charting tools, trading ideas, and news flow are great. All research tools are available on its trading platform in English.|
|Fees||DEGIRO has low non-trading and trading fees. Some ETFs can be traded for free once every month. No inactivity and withdrawal fee.||IG has a low fee for stocks index CFD while its forex fee is average to low. Inactivity fees are charged after 2 years and there is no charge for withdrawal.|
|Mobile App||Android and iOS||Android and iOS|
|Supported Languages||English, Hindi, Russian, Hebrew, Slovenian, Portuguese, Italian, German, Czech, Arabic, Spanish, Romanian, Polish, French, and Chinese||English, Spanish, French, German, and Portuguese|
|Other Services||Knowledge Center and Investor’s Academy||Financial Calendars, Financial results, and regulatory news|
|Deposit & Withdrawal Methods||Deposits can be made via bank transfer and electronic wallets Withdrawal can be made via bank transfer only||Deposits can be made via bank transfer, credit/debit cards, and electronic wallets Withdrawal can be made via bank transfer and debit/credit cards|
|Deposit & Withdrawal Processing Time||Bank transfers can take 2-3 business days while payments via electronic wallets are instant||Payment via debit/credit cards and electronic wallets are instant while bank transfers can take many days.|
|Customer Support||Phone and email support with relevant answers in many languages||Phone, email, and live chat support with relevant answers|
DEGIRO is the clear winner. It is best for traders and investors of all experience levels looking for a simple trading platform. Its research section has all that is required to trade successfully as compared to that of IG which lacks behind. More trading options, better fee structure, and excellent customer support make it top the comparison.