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Fidelity International vs Lloyds Bank 2019

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Is Fidelity International better than Lloyds Bank? After scoring UK share dealing accounts on over 100 different variables, Fidelity International is better than Lloyds Bank. Fidelity International has an impressive in-house research offering as well as noteworthy educational articles; however, trading individual stocks is not currently supported.

Overall Rating

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Overall 3 3.5
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Trading Fees

Feature Fidelity International Lloyds Bank
Share Trading: 0-9 Deals/ Month
N/A £11.00
Share Trading: 10-19 Deals/ Month
N/A £8.00
Share Trading: 20+ Deals/ Month
N/A £8.00
Annual Custody Fee: £0 - £250,000*
0.35% £40.00
Bonds - Government (Gilts) - Fee
N/A £11.00
ETFs - Fee
0.10% £11.00
Investment Trusts - Fee
0.10% £11.00
Telephone Dealing Fee*
£0.00 £35.00
Commissions & Fees 3.5 3.5
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Platforms & Tools

Feature Fidelity International Lloyds Bank
Desktop Platform (Windows)
No No
Web Platform
Yes Yes
iPhone App
Yes No
Android App
No No
Stock Alerts
No Yes
Charting - Indicators / Studies
0 91
Charting - Drawing Tools
0 17
Charting - Notes
No No
Charting - Display Corporate Events
No Yes
Charting - Stock Overlays
No No
Platform & Tools 2.5 3.5
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Research

Feature Fidelity International Lloyds Bank
Research - Shares
No Yes
Research - CFDs
No No
Research - Funds
Yes Yes
Fund Research - Research Reports
Yes No
Research - ETFs
Yes Yes
Research - Bonds
No Yes
Portfolio Allocation Breakdown
Yes Yes
Research 4 4
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Investments

Feature Fidelity International Lloyds Bank
Share Trading
No Yes
CFD Trading
No No
Funds
Yes Yes
ETFs
Yes Yes
Bonds - Corporate
No Yes
Bonds - Government (Gilts)
No Yes
Investment Trusts
Yes Yes
Spread Betting
No No
Advisor Services
Yes Yes
Offering of Investments 3 4
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Education

Feature Fidelity International Lloyds Bank
Has Education - Share Trading
No Yes
Has Education - Funds
Yes Yes
Has Education - Retirement
Yes Yes
Client Webinars
No No
Client Webinars (Archived)
No No
Education 3.5 3.5

Overall

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Overall 3 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 Fidelity International vs Lloyds Bank.

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. Lloyds Bank's score is 4.00 stars versus Fidelity International's 3.50 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 Lloyds Bank provides its clients with ISA and SIPP while Fidelity International provides clients access to ISA, ISA - Junior, SIPP and SIPP - Junior. Looking at charting, the number of drawing tools and total technical indicators made available are important as well as stock alerts. Lloyds Bank boasts an offering of 1 charting tools compared to Fidelity International's 0 available charting tools. Fidelity International trails Lloyds Bank by 43 total different indicators (for example, moving averages), with Lloyds Bank offering 43 and Fidelity International offering 0. Lloyds Bank has basic stock alerts, Fidelity International doesn't. Finally, for conducting research while share dealing, having access to mutual fund research reports is also helpful. Fidelity International makes fund research reports available to clients, while Lloyds Bank does not.

Overall, between Fidelity International and Lloyds Bank, Fidelity International is the winner.

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