Stock Trading Account

Stock Trading Account

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Invest in shares & ETFs from £5

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£5.00 frequent trader rate
£8.00 standard trader rate
Details

Buy UK shares from £5 per trade based on 10 trades from the previous month. No admin or transfer fees. Custody fee of £24 per quarter, charged if you hold share dealing or ISA assets at the end of the quarter. Our website is completely free for you to use but we may receive a commission from some of the companies we link to on the site.

IG Share Dealing Account 

The value of your investments can rise as well as fall. You may get back less than you invested. If you’re unsure, we recommend you ask for independent advice.

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Trade from £1.75
+ 0.004% for UK stocks
Details

Access 60+ global markets. No inactivity fees, maintenance fees, or custody fees. Voted Best Low-cost Stockbroker at the 2016 Investors Chronicle and FT Investment and Wealth Management Awards.

Degiro Basic Share Dealing Account 

The value of your investments can rise as well as fall. You may get back less than you invested. If you’re unsure, we recommend you ask for independent advice.

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£4.95 frequent trader rate
£9.95 standard trader rate
Details

Frequent trader rate based on making at least 10 trades in previous month. Choose from over 4,000 investment funds. Voted ‘Best Share Dealing App 2015’  in Investors Chronicle and FT Investment and Wealth Management Awards and ‘Best online Share Dealing provider 2015’  in Your Money Direct Awards

AJ Bell YouInvest Share Dealing Account 

The value of your investments can rise as well as fall. You may get back less than you invested. If you’re unsure, we recommend you ask for independent advice.

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£5.95 frequent trader rate
£11.95 standard trader rate
Details

Online trading charges based on previous month’s activity. 20+ trades made in previous month is £5.95 a trade. 10-19 trades are £8.95 a trade. Less than 10 trades it’s £11.95.

Hargreaves Lansdown Share Dealing Account 

The value of your investments can rise as well as fall. You may get back less than you invested. If you’re unsure, we recommend you ask for independent advice.

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£11.50 standard trader rate
Details

Tools and research for the modern self-directed investor: Easy to use platform and wide range of investment options gives you control to tailor your portfolio to your needs. Annual platform fee 0.35%.

Charles Stanley Share Dealing Account 

The value of your investments can rise as well as fall. You may get back less than you invested. If you’re unsure, we recommend you ask for independent advice.

Stock Trading Account

Compare share dealing accounts…

With a stock trading account, also known as share dealing accounts, you can directly buy and sell stocks and shares on the London Stock Exchange, as well as major international markets.

Different stock trading providers will have varying charges and provide a range of services for customers.

Using the table below you can find out more and compare the trading costs on different accounts.

Stock trading accounts may offer a variety of different features, including:

  • Access to thousands of UK shares and major international markets
  • Stock market updates and alerts
  • Research tools and market news 
  • The option to trade online or over the phone

Use the table above to compare our range of leading stock trading accounts and find out more about what different providers can offer.

Important Risk Information:

This website contains information only and does not constitute advice or a personal recommendation in any way whatsoever. The value of investments and income from them can fall as well as rise and you may not get back the full amount invested. The tax efficiency of ISAs is based on current tax law and there is no guarantee that tax rules will stay the same in the future.

Different types of investment carry different levels of risk and may not be suitable for all investors. Prior to making any decision to invest, you should ensure that you are familiar with the risks associated with a particular investment and should read the product literature. If you are in any doubt as to the suitability of a particular investment, both in respect of its objectives and its risk profile, you should seek independent financial advice.