DEGIRO vs Alliance Trust Savings Review
By Steve Miley / June 19th, 2019
Is DEGIRO better than Alliance Trust Savings? After scoring UK share dealing accounts in six areas for our 2019 review, DEGIRO is better than Alliance Trust Savings. DEGIRO is a no frills, low-cost online share-dealing broker challenging the UK market.
Platforms & Tools
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. DEGIRO's score is 4.50 stars versus Alliance Trust Savings's 4.00 stars.
Cost aside, we can now compare popular features and tools investors prefer. Access to the investments you want is important, and Alliance Trust Savings supports ISA, ISA - Junior, SIPP and SIPP - Junior while DEGIRO supports none of these. 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. Alliance Trust Savings boasts an offering of 1 charting tools compared to DEGIRO's 0 available charting tools. DEGIRO offers its clients access to 23 different indicators (for example, volume) while Alliance Trust Savings has 10 available indicators, a difference of 13. Neither offers basic stock alerts. Finally, for researching funds while share dealing, having access to mutual fund research reports is also helpful. Alliance Trust Savings offers fund research reports while DEGIRO does not.
Overall, between Alliance Trust Savings and DEGIRO, DEGIRO is the winner.
Alliance Trust Savings Review
All pricing data was obtained from a published web site as of 01/08/18 and is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. The UK.StockBrokers.com staff is constantly working with its online broker representatives to obtain the latest pricing data. If you believe any data listed above is inaccurate, please contact us using the link at the bottom of this page.