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DEGIRO vs Hargreaves Lansdown 2019

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Is Hargreaves Lansdown better than DEGIRO? After scoring UK share dealing accounts in six areas for our 2019 review, Hargreaves Lansdown is better than DEGIRO. While Hargreaves Lansdown provides clients a rich offering of investments and services, its trading platform and education area struggle to justify the high commissions and fees charged.

Overall Rating

Feature DEGIRO Hargreaves Lansdown
Overall 3.5 4.5
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Trading Fees

Feature DEGIRO Hargreaves Lansdown
Share Trading: 0-9 Deals/ Month
£ 1.75 + 0.022% £11.95
Share Trading: 10-19 Deals/ Month
£ 1.75 + 0.022% (Maximum £ 5.00) £8.95
Share Trading: 20+ Deals/ Month
£ 1.75 + 0.022% (Maximum £ 5.00) £5.95
Annual Custody Fee: £0 - £250,000*
0% 0.45%
Bonds - Government (Gilts) - Fee
€ 2.00 + 0.068% £11.95
ETFs - Fee
€2 + 0.038% £11.95
Investment Trusts - Fee
€ 7.50 + 0.10% +.2% annually £11.95
Telephone Dealing Fee*
€ 10.00 + 0.10% per order £20.00
Commissions & Fees 5 3
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Platforms & Tools

Feature DEGIRO Hargreaves Lansdown
Desktop Platform (Windows)
No No
Web Platform
Yes Yes
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Stock Alerts
No Yes
Charting - Indicators / Studies
23 26
Charting - Drawing Tools
0 1
Charting - Notes
No No
Charting - Display Corporate Events
Yes Yes
Charting - Stock Overlays
No Yes
Platform & Tools 3 4
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Research

Feature DEGIRO Hargreaves Lansdown
Research - Shares
Yes Yes
Research - CFDs
No Yes
Research - Funds
Yes Yes
Fund Research - Research Reports
No Yes
Research - ETFs
No Yes
Research - Bonds
No Yes
Portfolio Allocation Breakdown
No Yes
Research 1 4.5
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Investments

Feature DEGIRO Hargreaves Lansdown
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
No No
Advisor Services
No Yes
Offering of Investments 3.5 4.5
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Education

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

Overall

Feature DEGIRO Hargreaves Lansdown
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Overall 3.5 4.5
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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 DEGIRO vs Hargreaves Lansdown.

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 Hargreaves Lansdown's 3.50 stars.

Cost aside, we can now compare popular features and tools investors prefer. Access to the investments you want is important, and Hargreaves Lansdown supports ISA, ISA - Junior, SIPP, SIPP - Junior and Spread Betting 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. DEGIRO trails Hargreaves Lansdown by 1 total charting tools, with Hargreaves Lansdown offering 1 and DEGIRO offering 0. Hargreaves Lansdown trails DEGIRO by 3 total different indicators (for example, moving averages), with DEGIRO offering 23 and Hargreaves Lansdown offering 20. Hargreaves Lansdown offers basic stock alerts while DEGIRO does not. Finally, for researching funds while share dealing, having access to mutual fund research reports is also helpful. Hargreaves Lansdown has fund research reports, DEGIRO doesn't.

Overall, between DEGIRO and Hargreaves Lansdown, Hargreaves Lansdown is the winner.

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