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eToro vs DEGIRO 2020

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Is DEGIRO better than eToro ? After scoring the best share dealing accounts across 46 different variables, eToro is better than DEGIRO. eToro is excellent for traders seeking zero-commission stock and ETF trades, an efficient platform, and access to copy trading. That said, education is sub-par, and eToro doesn't offer the same range of investments as traditional brokers.

Overall Rating

Feature eToro DEGIRO
Overall 4 3.5
eToro Review DEGIRO Review

Trading Fees

Feature eToro DEGIRO
Share Trading: 0-9 Deals/ Month
£0 (Other Fees Apply) £ 1.75 + 0.014%
Share Trading: 10-19 Deals/ Month
£0 (Other Fees Apply) £ 1.75 + 0.014% (Maximum £ 5.00)
Share Trading: 20+ Deals/ Month
£0 (Other Fees Apply) £ 1.75 + 0.014% (Maximum £ 5.00)
Annual Custody Fee: £0 - £250,000*
£0 (Other Fees Apply) 0%
Bonds - Government (Gilts) - Fee
N/A € 2.00 + 0.06%
ETFs - Fee
£0 (Other Fees Apply) €2 + 0.03%
Investment Trusts - Fee
N/A € 7.50 + 0.10%
Telephone Dealing Fee*
N/A € 10.00 + 0.10% per order
Commissions & Fees 4.5 5
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Platforms & Tools

Feature eToro DEGIRO
Desktop Platform (Windows)
No No
Web Platform
Yes Yes
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Stock Alerts
Yes No
Charting - Indicators / Studies
66 23
Charting - Drawing Tools
13 0
Charting - Notes
No No
Charting - Display Corporate Events
No Yes
Charting - Stock Overlays
Yes No
Platform & Tools 4 3
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Research

Feature eToro DEGIRO
Research - Shares
Yes Yes
Research - CFDs
No No
Research - Funds
No Yes
Fund Research - Research Reports
No No
Research - ETFs
No No
Research - Bonds
No No
Portfolio Allocation Breakdown
Yes No
Research 3.5 1
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Investments

Feature eToro DEGIRO
Share Trading
Yes Yes
CFD Trading
Yes No
Funds
No Yes
ETFs
Yes Yes
Bonds - Corporate
No Yes
Bonds - Government (Gilts)
No Yes
Investment Trusts
No Yes
Spread Betting
Yes No
Advisor Services
No No
Offering of Investments 3.5 3.5
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Education

Feature eToro DEGIRO
Has Education - Share Trading
Yes Yes
Has Education - Funds
No No
Has Education - Retirement
No No
Client Webinars
Yes No
Client Webinars (Archived)
Yes No
Education 3 3.5

Overall

Feature eToro DEGIRO
eToro Review DEGIRO Review
Overall 4 3.5
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For our 2020 Review, we assessed the best trading platforms in the UK for online share dealing. Let's compare DEGIRO 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, DEGIRO 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 - DEGIRO is cheaper. DEGIRO would only cost £34 each year while eToro would cost £75.

3 Trades Per Month - eToro is less expensive under this scenario. eToro would cost £75 per year while DEGIRO would cost £104.

10 Trades Per Month - eToro is the better choice. Annual fees with eToro would total £75, while annual fees with DEGIRO would be £346.

20 Trades Per Month - eToro costs less in this scenario. Total annual costs with eToro would equal £75, while DEGIRO would equal £693.

Which broker offers a wider range of investment options?

DEGIRO offers a more diverse selection of investment options than eToro . 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 eToro is better for research than DEGIRO. eToro offers more research options, including research reports, articles, and analyst ratings.

Which trading platform is better?

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

Overall, between DEGIRO and eToro , eToro is the winner.

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