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CapTrader Review

CapTrader is one of the most controversial online brokerages, with its unique and unorthodox approach to trading. Is CapTrader really the wild card of the online brokerage world?

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CapTrader Overview

CapTrader is an online brokerage that was founded in 1999. It is regulated by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) and the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The company provides its clients with access to global markets across Europe, North America, Asia, and the Middle East. CapTrader offers a wide range of financial products and services, including stocks, options, ETFs, mutual funds, futures, and forex.

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Public Opinion

The public opinion of CapTrader is generally positive. Many users have praised the company's competitive fees on stocks, options, and ETFs as well as their advanced trading platform. They also appreciate the access to global markets that CapTrader provides. On the other hand, some users have complained about the limited customer support options and the lack of educational resources or research tools. Additionally, some users have noted that the fees on futures and mutual funds are quite high.

Newsworthy Events

In 2020, CapTrader announced that it had launched its new mobile app for Android and iOS devices. The app allows users to manage their portfolios on the go and access market data in real-time. Additionally, CapTrader partnered with German fintech startup Deposit Solutions in 2020 to offer a new cash management service to its clients. In 2019, CapTrader also launched its new web trading platform which features advanced trading tools for professional traders.