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Interactive Investor vs Alliance Trust Savings 2019

Steve Miley
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Is Interactive Investor better than Alliance Trust Savings? After scoring UK share dealing accounts in six areas for our 2019 review, Interactive Investor is better than Alliance Trust Savings. Interactive Investor lacks advanced charting and watchlists, but provides transparent pricing, brilliant fundamental research (provided by Morningstar) for stocks, funds, investment trusts, and ETFs, and exceptional automated technical analysis (provided by Recognia).

Overall Rating

Feature Interactive Investor Alliance Trust Savings
Overall 4.5 3.5
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Trading Fees

Feature Interactive Investor Alliance Trust Savings
Share Trading: 0-9 Deals/ Month
£7.99 £9.99
Share Trading: 10-19 Deals/ Month
£3.99 £9.99
Share Trading: 20+ Deals/ Month
£3.99 £9.99
Annual Custody Fee: £0 - £250,000*
£119.88 £120.00
Bonds - Government (Gilts) - Fee
£7.99 £9.99
ETFs - Fee
£7.99 £9.99
Investment Trusts - Fee
£7.99 £9.99
Telephone Dealing Fee*
£40.00 £50.00
Commissions & Fees 4 4
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Platforms & Tools

Feature Interactive Investor Alliance Trust Savings
Desktop Platform (Windows)
No No
Web Platform
Yes Yes
iPhone App
Yes No
Android App
Yes No
Stock Alerts
Yes No
Charting - Indicators / Studies
11 10
Charting - Drawing Tools
0 1
Charting - Notes
No No
Charting - Display Corporate Events
No Yes
Charting - Stock Overlays
Yes Yes
Platform & Tools 3.5 3.5
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Research

Feature Interactive Investor Alliance Trust Savings
Research - Shares
Yes Yes
Research - CFDs
Yes No
Research - Funds
Yes Yes
Fund Research - Research Reports
Yes Yes
Research - ETFs
Yes Yes
Research - Bonds
Yes Yes
Portfolio Allocation Breakdown
Yes Yes
Research 4.5 3.5
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Investments

Feature Interactive Investor Alliance Trust Savings
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
Yes No
Banking Services
No No
Advisor Services
No No
Offering of Investments 4 3.5
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Education

Feature Interactive Investor Alliance Trust Savings
Has Education - Share Trading
Yes No
Has Education - Funds
Yes No
Has Education - Retirement
No No
Client Webinars
No No
Client Webinars (Archived)
No No
Education 4 3.5
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Overall

Feature Interactive Investor Alliance Trust Savings
Interactive Investor Review Alliance Trust Savings Review
Overall 4.5 3.5
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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 Alliance Trust Savings vs Interactive Investor.

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 Alliance Trust Savings and Interactive Investor are rated 4.00 stars.

Cost aside, we can now compare popular features and tools investors prefer. Access to the investments you want is important, and Interactive Investor provides its clients with ISA, ISA - Junior, SIPP and Spread Betting while Alliance Trust Savings provides clients access to 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. Alliance Trust Savings boasts an offering of 1 charting tools compared to Interactive Investor's 0 available charting tools. Interactive Investor offers its clients access to 11 different indicators (for example, volume) while Alliance Trust Savings has 10 available indicators, a difference of 1. Interactive Investor has basic stock alerts, Alliance Trust Savings doesn't. Finally, for researching funds while share dealing, having access to mutual fund research reports is also helpful. Both Alliance Trust Savings and Interactive Investor offer fund research reports.

Overall, between Alliance Trust Savings and Interactive Investor, Interactive Investor is the winner.

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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.

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