Trading 212: Official Review 2024, Pros and Cons

10 January 2024

Summary:

  • Fractional shares offered starting from 1€
  • 7,000 tradable stocks and ETFs
  • CFD trading on 4 asset classes
  • Funds protected up to €20,000

pros Pros:

  • Zero commissions for real stocks and ETFs
  • Virtual account offered
  • Minimum deposit 1 GBP

pros Cons:

  • High costs for CFD trading
  • No assistance provided by phone/chat
  • Fees for currency conversion
  4.2
Safety:
80/100
Fees and Costs:
75/100
Products and Markets:
78/100
Trading platform:
70/100
Tax regime:
60/100
Ease of use
82/100
Overall rating
76/100
79% of CFD accounts lose money

Pros:

Zero commissions for real stocks and ETFs.
Virtual account available.
Regulated and supervised by FCA.
Minimum deposit 1 GBP.

Cons:

High costs for CFD negotiations.
No assistance provided by phone/chat.
Commissions for currency exchange.
The onboarding of new clients is currently suspended.

Cons:

High costs for CFD negotiations.
No assistance provided by phone/chat.
Commissions for currency exchange.
The onboarding of new clients is currently suspended.

Trading 212 is an online broker whose services are offered by Trading 212 UK Ltd. Founded in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2004, it has had its head office in the UK since 2013.

Trading212 was created to make online trading accessible to all and with no commissions. Its app is one of the most downloaded in Great Britain with over 15 million downloads to date.

Trading212 offers a multi-asset platform that allows you to make investments in shares (including fractional shares) and real ETFs, as well as trading CFDs.

Let's try to get a better understanding of what Trading 212 services consist of, analyzing all aspects relating to security, costs and features of the platform.

Author of the review:

Alfredo de Cristofaro author
Alfredo de Cristofaro
Founder
Graduated in Economics of Financial Intermediaries, after having worked for several years at one of the main financial brokers in Europe, he decided to make available to investors the knowledge gained over the years. On QualeBroker.com he's responsible of reviewing the stockbrokers, making sure that the highest standards of safety and transparency are guaranteed.
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