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Trade From
£2.95
Flat fee for buying stocks on LSE or buying ETF's
Frequent Trader Rate
£2.95
Platform Fees
No Fee
Why we like it: A complete multi-currency platform with low fees. Zero commission and no added spreads on share CFD’s. Smart interfaces, fast and reliable execution, and no hidden costs. Over 30 million orders processed every year. Capital at risk.
Trade From
£9.95
Frequent Trader Rates
£4.95
Platform Fees
0.25% pa
Good to know: There is no charge to set up or transfer a share dealing account and no charge to pay money into the account. You can deal from as little as £1.50, and you will never pay more than £9.95 per online deal. Voted ‘Best Execution Only Broker 2020’  by ADVFN International Financial Awards. Capital at risk.
Trade From
£11.95
Frequent Trader Rate
£5.95
Platform Fees
No fees for share dealing

Good to know: 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. Get Access to live prices. Easy set up – Buy & sell shares in minutes! Capital at risk.

Trade From
£7.99 a month
Using the Investor Service Plan
Frequent Trader Rate
From £7.99 using the Investor Service Plan
Platform Fees
No transfer or exit fees. From £7.99 using the Investor Service Plan

Why we like it: An award-winning trading account. The second largest platform in the UK with the widest choice of investment options in the market including funds, investment trusts, ETF’s and more. Open online in less than 10 minutes. Access to expert independent ideas and analysis. Low cost fees and trading. Capital at risk.

Trade From
0%
No markup, no ticket fee, no management fees
Frequent Trader Rate
N/A
Platform Fees
Additional fees may be applied for eToro service
Why we like it:  eToro is the world’s largest community of traders and investors, numbering more than 10 million from more than 140 countries. With eToro get exactly what you’re paying for with commission-free stock investing. Receive notifications on volatility and market events and get Free access to TipRanks expert stock analysis and price targets. Capital at risk. Other fees may apply

FEATURES: One of the attractions of eToro as a platform is the ability to participate in copy and social trading.  CopyTrader is eToro’s most popular feature and allows you to view what traders are doing in real time and copy their trading automatically. If you are a beginner learning the basics or simply don’t have time to watch the markets, this feature allows you to leverage other traders expertise.

Trade From
£8
0% commission on US shares
Frequent Trader Rate
£3
Platform Fees
£0 to £24 per quarter

Good to know: Pay zero commission on US share trades, and just £3 on UK share trades, when you trade three or more times a month with IG. 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. Capital at risk.

Trade From
£3
standard trade rate
Frequent Trader Rate
N/A
Platform Fees

£4 to £125 pm

Transaction fees from £3 for funds (or £1 for each automated regular investment), plus a platform fee of £4-£125/month. Invest in over 2,000 funds plus Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Investment Trusts, Shares and more. The value of investments can fall as well as rise and you may get back less than you invest. If you’re unsure about investing we recommend you ask for independent advice. Capital at risk.

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. * Details of how the Financial Services Compensation Scheme applies to investment firms can be found at fscs.org.uk.