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IG vs DEGIRO 2019

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Is DEGIRO better than IG Group? After scoring UK share dealing accounts on over 100 different variables, IG Group is better than DEGIRO. Founded in 1974 and respected as one of the most trusted brokers in the world, IG has been offering share dealing since 2014, providing traders low costs, quality trading tools, and access to over 9,000 shares across the globe.
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Overall Rating

Feature IG DEGIRO
Overall 4.5 3.5
IG Review DEGIRO Review

Trading Fees

Feature IG DEGIRO
Share Trading: 0-9 Deals/ Month
£8.00 £ 1.75 + 0.022%
Share Trading: 10-19 Deals/ Month
£5.00 £ 1.75 + 0.022% (Maximum £ 5.00)
Share Trading: 20+ Deals/ Month
£5.00 £ 1.75 + 0.022% (Maximum £ 5.00)
Annual Custody Fee: £0 - £250,000*
£96.00 0%
Bonds - Government (Gilts) - Fee
N/A € 2.00 + 0.068%
ETFs - Fee
£8.00 €2 + 0.038%
Investment Trusts - Fee
£8.00 € 7.50 + 0.10% +.2% annually
Telephone Dealing Fee*
£40.00 € 10.00 + 0.10% per order
Commissions & Fees 4.5 5
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Platforms & Tools

Feature IG DEGIRO
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Yes No
Web Platform
Yes Yes
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Stock Alerts
Yes No
Charting - Indicators / Studies
28 23
Charting - Drawing Tools
19 0
Charting - Notes
Yes No
Charting - Display Corporate Events
Yes Yes
Charting - Stock Overlays
Yes No
Platform & Tools 4.5 3
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Research

Feature IG DEGIRO
Research - Shares
Yes Yes
Research - CFDs
No No
Research - Funds
Yes Yes
Fund Research - Research Reports
No No
Research - ETFs
Yes No
Research - Bonds
No No
Portfolio Allocation Breakdown
No No
Research 4 1
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Investments

Feature IG DEGIRO
Share Trading
Yes Yes
CFD Trading
Yes Yes
Funds
Yes Yes
ETFs
Yes Yes
Bonds - Corporate
No Yes
Bonds - Government (Gilts)
No Yes
Investment Trusts
Yes Yes
Spread Betting
Yes No
Advisor Services
No No
Offering of Investments 4 3.5
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Education

Feature IG 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 4 3.5

Overall

Feature IG DEGIRO
IG Review DEGIRO Review
Overall 4.5 3.5
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Our UK.StockBrokers.com team spent seven months and hundreds of hours assessing 12 different share dealing accounts for buying shares online in the UK. In total, 124 individual variables were assessed. For this review, we will compare DEGIRO vs IG Group.

To start this comparison, first, we will take a look at the fees charged for dealing in the UK. It's important to note that not only is there the cost to place the trade, but most share dealing brokers also charge a monthly, quarterly, or annual management fee depending on the type and size of your portfolio. We assessed both to provide a single star rating for cost. Both DEGIRO and IG Group share a rating of 4.50 stars.

Cost aside, we can now turn our focus to popular tools and features investors prefer in the UK. Account access is certainly at the top of the list, and IG Group offers clients ISA, SIPP and Spread Betting while DEGIRO offers none of these. Looking at charting, the number of drawing tools and total technical indicators made available are important as well as stock alerts. IG Group offers its clients access to 19 charting tools while DEGIRO has 0 charting tools, a difference of 19. IG Group boasts an offering of 26 different indicators (for example, moving averages) compared to DEGIRO's 23 available indicators. IG Group makes basic stock alerts available to clients, while DEGIRO does not. Finally, for conducting research while share dealing, having access to mutual fund research reports is also helpful. Neither DEGIRO and IG Group offer fund research reports.

Overall, between DEGIRO and IG Group, IG Group is the winner.

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