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Interactive Investor vs DEGIRO 2019

Steve Miley
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Is Interactive Investor better than DEGIRO? After scoring UK share dealing accounts in six areas for our 2019 review, Interactive Investor is better than DEGIRO. Interactive Investor lacks advanced charting and watchlists, but provides transparent pricing, brilliant fundamental research (provided by Morningstar) for stocks, funds, investment trusts, and ETFs, and exceptional automated technical analysis (provided by Recognia).

Overall Rating

Feature Interactive Investor DEGIRO
Overall 4.5 3.5
Interactive Investor Review DEGIRO Review

Trading Fees

Feature Interactive Investor DEGIRO
Share Trading: 0-9 Deals/ Month
£7.99 £1.75
Share Trading: 10-19 Deals/ Month
£3.99 £1.75
Share Trading: 20+ Deals/ Month
£3.99 £1.75
Annual Custody Fee: £0 - £250,000*
£119.88 0%
Bonds - Government (Gilts) - Fee
£7.99 N/A
ETFs - Fee
£7.99 £1.75
Investment Trusts - Fee
£7.99 £0.00
Telephone Dealing Fee*
£40.00 N/A
Commissions & Fees 4 4.5
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Platforms & Tools

Feature Interactive Investor 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
11 23
Charting - Drawing Tools
0 0
Charting - Notes
No No
Charting - Display Corporate Events
No Yes
Charting - Stock Overlays
Yes No
Platform & Tools 3.5 3
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Research

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

Feature Interactive Investor DEGIRO
Share Trading
Yes Yes
CFD Trading
Yes Yes
Funds
Yes Yes
ETFs
Yes Yes
Bonds - Corporate
Yes No
Bonds - Government (Gilts)
Yes Yes
Investment Trusts
Yes Yes
Spread Betting
Yes No
Banking Services
No No
Advisor Services
No No
Offering of Investments 4 3
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Education

Feature Interactive Investor DEGIRO
Has Education - Share Trading
Yes Yes
Has Education - Funds
Yes No
Has Education - Retirement
No No
Client Webinars
No No
Client Webinars (Archived)
No No
Education 4 3
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Overall

Feature Interactive Investor DEGIRO
Interactive Investor Review DEGIRO Review
Overall 4.5 3.5
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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 Interactive Investor.

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 Interactive Investor's 4.00 stars.

Cost aside, we can now compare popular features and tools investors prefer. Access to the investments you want is important, and Interactive Investor offers clients ISA, ISA - Junior, SIPP and Spread Betting while DEGIRO offers 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 and Interactive Investor offer the same number of charting tools, 0. DEGIRO offers its clients access to 23 different indicators (for example, volume) while Interactive Investor has 11 available indicators, a difference of 12. Interactive Investor 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. Interactive Investor offers fund research reports while DEGIRO does not.

Overall, between DEGIRO and Interactive Investor, Interactive Investor is the winner.

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