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Capital.com vs eToro 2022

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Is Capital.com better than eToro? After scoring the best share dealing accounts across 46 different variables, Capital.com is better than eToro. The lowest fees on our annual survey come from Capital.com, but the limited range of investments and lack of web-based or desktop trading platform mean Capital.com comes up short for an investor looking for the complete package.


Overall Rating

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

Feature Capital.com eToro
Minimum Deposit
£20.00 £10.00
Share Trading: 0-9 Deals/ Month
£0.00 £0 (Other Fees Apply)
Share Trading: 10-19 Deals/ Month
£0.00 £0 (Other Fees Apply)
Share Trading: 20+ Deals/ Month
£0.00 £0 (Other Fees Apply)
Annual Custody Fee: £0 - £250,000
£0.00 £0 (Other Fees Apply)
Bonds - Government (Gilts) - Fee
N/A N/A
ETFs - Fee
N/A £0 (Other Fees Apply)
Investment Trusts - Fee
N/A N/A
Telephone Dealing Fee
N/A N/A

Platforms & Tools

Feature Capital.com eToro
Desktop Platform (Windows)
No No
Web Platform
No Yes
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Stock Alerts
Yes Yes
Charting - Indicators / Studies
76 66
Charting - Drawing Tools
17 13
Charting - Notes
No No
Charting - Display Corporate Events
No No
Charting - Stock Overlays
No Yes

Research

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

Investments

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

Education

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

Overall

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

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 eToro 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 eToro would cost £154.

3 Trades Per Month - Capital.com is less expensive under this scenario. Capital.com would cost £0 per year while eToro would cost £154.

10 Trades Per Month - Capital.com is the better choice. Annual fees with Capital.com would total £0, while annual fees with eToro would be £154.

20 Trades Per Month - Capital.com costs less in this scenario. Total annual costs with Capital.com would equal £0, while eToro would equal £154.

Which broker offers a wider range of investment options?

eToro offers a more diverse selection of investment options than Capital.com. eToro offers investors access to ETFs and Share Trading. 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 eToro. 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 eToro, we tested each broker's trading tools and share dealing app. All features compared, eToro offers a better share dealing platform.

Overall winner: Capital.com

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