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DEGIRO vs Capital.com 2022

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Is Capital.com better than DEGIRO? After scoring the best share dealing accounts across 46 different variables, DEGIRO is better than Capital.com. DEGIRO offers cheap stock trading on a modest trading platform. Fees for trading funds, however, are more costly, and the broker lags competitors in fundamental research and education.


Overall Rating

Feature DEGIRO Capital.com
Overall 4 4
Commissions & Fees 5 5
Offering of Investments 3.5 2.5
Platform & Tools 3 0.5
Research 2.5 3.5
Education 3.5 0
DEGIRO Review Capital.com Review
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Trading Fees

Feature DEGIRO Capital.com
Minimum Deposit
£0.00 £20.00
Share Trading: 0-9 Deals/ Month
£ 1.75 + 0.014% (Maximum £ 5.00) £0.00
Share Trading: 10-19 Deals/ Month
£ 1.75 + 0.014% (Maximum £ 5.00) £0.00
Share Trading: 20+ Deals/ Month
£ 1.75 + 0.014% (Maximum £ 5.00) £0.00
Annual Custody Fee: £0 - £250,000
0.20% £0.00
Bonds - Government (Gilts) - Fee
€ 2.00 + 0.06% N/A
ETFs - Fee
Free – 2€ N/A
Investment Trusts - Fee
£ 1.75 + 0.014% (Maximum £ 5.00) N/A
Telephone Dealing Fee
£ 10.25 + 0.014%, max £5 (for LSE) N/A

Platforms & Tools

Feature DEGIRO Capital.com
Desktop Platform (Windows)
No No
Web Platform
Yes No
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Stock Alerts
No Yes
Charting - Indicators / Studies
13 76
Charting - Drawing Tools
9 17
Charting - Notes
Yes No
Charting - Display Corporate Events
Yes No
Charting - Stock Overlays
Yes No

Research

Feature DEGIRO Capital.com
Research - Shares
Yes Yes
Research - CFDs
No Yes
Research - Funds
Yes No
Fund Research - Research Reports
No No
Research - ETFs
No Yes
Research - Bonds
No No
Portfolio Allocation Breakdown
No No

Investments

Feature DEGIRO Capital.com
Share Trading
Yes Yes
CFD Trading
No Yes
Funds
Yes No
ETFs
Yes No
Bonds - Corporate
Yes No
Bonds - Government (Gilts)
Yes No
Investment Trusts
Yes No
Spread Betting
No Yes
Advisor Services
No No

Education

Feature DEGIRO Capital.com
Has Education - Share Trading
Yes Yes
Has Education - Funds
No No
Has Education - Retirement
No No
Client Webinars
No Yes
Client Webinars (Archived)
No Yes

Overall

Feature DEGIRO Capital.com
Overall 4 4
Commissions & Fees 5 5
Offering of Investments 3.5 2.5
Platform & Tools 3 0.5
Research 2.5 3.5
Education 3.5 0
DEGIRO Review Capital.com Review
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For our 2022 Review, we assessed the best trading platforms in the UK for online share dealing. Let's compare Capital.com vs DEGIRO.

Which broker is less expensive?

Alongside the cost per trade, most UK online brokers also charge a monthly, quarterly, or annual management fee, which varies based on the account type and balance. Based on our thorough review, Capital.com offers better pricing than DEGIRO for share dealing.

Assuming a £30,000 portfolio size, here are the total annual costs for share dealing with both brokers, given different monthly activity scenarios.

1 Trade Per Month - Capital.com is cheaper. Capital.com would only cost £0 each year while DEGIRO would cost £29.40.

3 Trades Per Month - Capital.com is less expensive under this scenario. Capital.com would cost £0 per year while DEGIRO would cost £88.20.

10 Trades Per Month - Capital.com is the better choice. Annual fees with Capital.com would total £0, while annual fees with DEGIRO would be £294.

20 Trades Per Month - Capital.com costs less in this scenario. Total annual costs with Capital.com would equal £0, while DEGIRO would equal £12.25.

Which broker offers a wider range of investment options?

DEGIRO offers a more diverse selection of investment options than Capital.com. DEGIRO offers investors access to ETFs, Funds, Share Trading and Bonds - Government (Gilts). Investing encompasses a wide variety of asset classes, so finding a broker that offers every investment type you are interested in is important.

Which platform offers better research?

Our testing concluded that Capital.com is better for research than DEGIRO. Capital.com offers more research options, including research reports, articles, and analyst ratings.

Which trading platform is better?

To compare the trading platforms of both Capital.com and DEGIRO, we tested each broker's trading tools and share dealing app. All features compared, DEGIRO offers a better share dealing platform.

Overall winner: DEGIRO

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