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Saxo Markets vs AJ Bell Youinvest 2019

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Is Saxo Markets better than AJ Bell Youinvest? After scoring UK share dealing accounts in six areas for our 2019 review, Saxo Markets is better than AJ Bell Youinvest. Saxo Markets provides a brilliant all-around share trading experience for UK residents. The fees for buying shares are not the cheapest; however, the SaxoTraderGO trading platform is excellent, and there’s an abundant selection of international products to trade.

Overall Rating

Feature Saxo Markets AJ Bell Youinvest
Overall 5 4
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Trading Fees

Feature Saxo Markets AJ Bell Youinvest
Share Trading: 0-9 Deals/ Month
0.10% (£8 min) £9.95
Share Trading: 10-19 Deals/ Month
0.10% (£8 min) £4.95
Share Trading: 20+ Deals/ Month
0.10% (£8 min) £4.95
Annual Custody Fee: £0 - £250,000*
0.12% (min. €120 or £ equivalent) 0.25% (Max £7.50 per quarter)
Bonds - Government (Gilts) - Fee
0.20% (min. £72) £9.95
ETFs - Fee
0.10% (£8 min) £9.95
Investment Trusts - Fee
0.10% (£8 min) £9.95
Telephone Dealing Fee*
£50.00 £29.95
Commissions & Fees 3.5 4
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Platforms & Tools

Feature Saxo Markets AJ Bell Youinvest
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Yes No
Web Platform
Yes Yes
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Stock Alerts
Yes No
Charting - Indicators / Studies
49 10
Charting - Drawing Tools
17 1
Charting - Notes
Yes No
Charting - Display Corporate Events
No Yes
Charting - Stock Overlays
Yes Yes
Platform & Tools 5 3
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Research

Feature Saxo Markets AJ Bell Youinvest
Research - Shares
Yes Yes
Research - CFDs
Yes No
Research - Funds
Yes Yes
Fund Research - Research Reports
No Yes
Research - ETFs
Yes Yes
Research - Bonds
Yes Yes
Portfolio Allocation Breakdown
Yes Yes
Research 4.5 4
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Investments

Feature Saxo Markets AJ Bell Youinvest
Share Trading
Yes Yes
CFD Trading
Yes No
Funds
Yes Yes
ETFs
Yes Yes
Bonds - Corporate
Yes Yes
Bonds - Government (Gilts)
Yes Yes
Investment Trusts
Yes Yes
Spread Betting
No No
Advisor Services
No No
Offering of Investments 4.5 3
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Education

Feature Saxo Markets AJ Bell Youinvest
Has Education - Share Trading
Yes Yes
Has Education - Funds
No Yes
Has Education - Retirement
No Yes
Client Webinars
Yes No
Client Webinars (Archived)
Yes Yes
Education 3.5 3.5

Overall

Feature Saxo Markets AJ Bell Youinvest
Saxo Markets Review AJ Bell Youinvest Review
Overall 5 4
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After seven months and hundreds of hours of researching 12 different share dealing brokers, the UK.StockBrokers.com team collected thousands of data points. To focus on two brokers, we will now compare AJ Bell Youinvest vs Saxo Markets.

First, we will compare the fees charged for dealing in the UK. There are two primary fees: the cost to place each trade and the monthly, quarterly, or annual management fee charged which varies depending on the type and size of your portfolio. We researched both to provide a single star rating for cost. Both AJ Bell Youinvest and Saxo Markets hold a 3.50 star rating.

Cost aside, we can now compare popular features and tools investors prefer. Access to the investments you want is important, and Saxo Markets offers clients ISA and SIPP while AJ Bell Youinvest offers ISA, ISA - Junior, SIPP and SIPP - Junior. Next, some traders desire robust charting, so the number of drawing tools and total technical indicators made available, as well as stock alerts, are considered. AJ Bell Youinvest trails Saxo Markets by 16 total charting tools, with Saxo Markets offering 17 and AJ Bell Youinvest offering 1. Saxo Markets offers its clients access to 48 different indicators (for example, volume) while AJ Bell Youinvest has 10 available indicators, a difference of 38. Saxo Markets has basic stock alerts, AJ Bell Youinvest doesn't. Finally, for researching funds while share dealing, having access to mutual fund research reports is also helpful. AJ Bell Youinvest makes fund research reports available to clients, while Saxo Markets does not.

Overall, between AJ Bell Youinvest and Saxo Markets, Saxo Markets is the winner.

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