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Halifax vs Lloyds Bank 2019

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Is Lloyds Bank better than Halifax? After scoring UK share dealing accounts in six areas for our 2019 review, Halifax is better than Lloyds Bank. Halifax Share Dealing provides clients with a variety of tools for trading and research. And fees are low when using a regular investment plan.

Overall Rating

Feature Halifax Lloyds Bank
Overall 3.5 3
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Trading Fees

Feature Halifax Lloyds Bank
Share Trading: 0-9 Deals/ Month
£12.50 £11.00
Share Trading: 10-19 Deals/ Month
£12.50 £8.00
Share Trading: 20+ Deals/ Month
£12.50 £8.00
Annual Custody Fee: £0 - £250,000*
£12.50 £40.00
Bonds - Government (Gilts) - Fee
£25.00 £11.00
ETFs - Fee
£12.50 £11.00
Investment Trusts - Fee
£12.50 £11.00
Telephone Dealing Fee*
£25.00 £35.00
Commissions & Fees 3 4
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Platforms & Tools

Feature Halifax Lloyds Bank
Desktop Platform (Windows)
No No
Web Platform
Yes Yes
iPhone App
No No
Android App
No No
Stock Alerts
Yes Yes
Charting - Indicators / Studies
91 91
Charting - Drawing Tools
17 17
Charting - Notes
No No
Charting - Display Corporate Events
Yes Yes
Charting - Stock Overlays
No No
Platform & Tools 4 3
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Research

Feature Halifax Lloyds Bank
Research - Shares
Yes Yes
Research - CFDs
No No
Research - Funds
Yes Yes
Fund Research - Research Reports
Yes Yes
Research - ETFs
Yes No
Research - Bonds
Yes No
Portfolio Allocation Breakdown
Yes Yes
Research 4 3.5
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Investments

Feature Halifax Lloyds Bank
Share Trading
Yes Yes
CFD Trading
No 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
Yes Yes
Offering of Investments 4 3.5
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Education

Feature Halifax Lloyds Bank
Has Education - Share Trading
Yes Yes
Has Education - Funds
Yes Yes
Has Education - Retirement
Yes Yes
Client Webinars
No No
Client Webinars (Archived)
No No
Education 3.5 1
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Overall

Feature Halifax Lloyds Bank
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Overall 3.5 3
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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 Halifax vs Lloyds Bank.

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. Both Halifax and Lloyds Bank share a rating of 4.00 stars.

Cost aside, we can now compare popular features and tools investors prefer. Access to the investments you want is important, and Halifax and Lloyds Bank provide clients with ISA and SIPP. 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. Both Halifax and Lloyds Bank provide clients with access to 1 total charting tools. Both brokers offer clients access to the same number of indicators (eg, moving averages), 43. Halifax and Lloyds Bank both offer basic stock alerts. Finally, for researching funds while share dealing, having access to mutual fund research reports is also helpful. Neither offers fund research reports.

Overall, between Halifax and Lloyds Bank, Halifax is the winner.

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All pricing data was obtained from a published web site as of 01/08/18 and is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. The UK.StockBrokers.com staff is constantly working with its online broker representatives to obtain the latest pricing data. If you believe any data listed above is inaccurate, please contact us using the link at the bottom of this page.

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