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Interactive Investor vs Lloyds Bank 2019

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Is Interactive Investor better than Lloyds Bank? After ranking 12 UK brokerages who all offer share dealing in our 2019 review, Interactive Investor is better than Lloyds Bank. 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 Lloyds Bank
Overall 4.5 3.5
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Trading Fees

Feature Interactive Investor Lloyds Bank
Share Trading: 0-9 Deals/ Month
£7.99 £11.00
Share Trading: 10-19 Deals/ Month
£3.99 £8.00
Share Trading: 20+ Deals/ Month
£3.99 £8.00
Annual Custody Fee: £0 - £250,000*
£119.88 £40.00
Bonds - Government (Gilts) - Fee
£40.00 £11.00
ETFs - Fee
£7.99 £11.00
Investment Trusts - Fee
£7.99 £11.00
Telephone Dealing Fee*
£49.00 £35.00
Commissions & Fees 4.5 3.5
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Platforms & Tools

Feature Interactive Investor Lloyds Bank
Desktop Platform (Windows)
No No
Web Platform
Yes Yes
iPhone App
Yes No
Android App
Yes No
Stock Alerts
Yes Yes
Charting - Indicators / Studies
11 91
Charting - Drawing Tools
0 17
Charting - Notes
No No
Charting - Display Corporate Events
No Yes
Charting - Stock Overlays
Yes No
Platform & Tools 3 3.5
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Research

Feature Interactive Investor Lloyds Bank
Research - Shares
Yes Yes
Research - CFDs
Yes No
Research - Funds
Yes Yes
Fund Research - Research Reports
Yes No
Research - ETFs
Yes Yes
Research - Bonds
Yes Yes
Portfolio Allocation Breakdown
Yes Yes
Research 4.5 4
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Investments

Feature Interactive Investor Lloyds Bank
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
Yes No
Advisor Services
No Yes
Offering of Investments 4.5 4
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Education

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

Overall

Feature Interactive Investor Lloyds Bank
Interactive Investor Review Lloyds Bank Review
Overall 4.5 3.5
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To find a right broker for share dealing, we spent seven months and hundreds of hours of assessing 12 different share dealing brokers based in the UK. Here, we will focus on two brokers and compare Interactive Investor vs Lloyds Bank.

Our comparison begins with the fees charged for dealing shares in the UK and being a client. The two main charges to focus on include the cost to place each trade alongside the monthly, quarterly, or annual management fee charged (varies depending on the type and size of your portfolio). We researched both to provide a single star rating for cost. Both Interactive Investor and Lloyds Bank are rated 4.00 stars.

Account charges aside, we can now compare features and tools investors want in their share dealing accounts. Access to the investments is important, and Lloyds Bank provides its clients with ISA and SIPP while Interactive Investor provides clients access to ISA, ISA - Junior, SIPP and Spread Betting. Also, some investors require a high-quality charting experience, so the number of drawing tools and total technical indicators made available, as well as stock alerts, are considered. Lloyds Bank boasts an offering of 1 charting tools compared to Interactive Investor's 0 available charting tools. Lloyds Bank offers its clients access to 43 different indicators (for example, volume) while Interactive Investor has 11 available indicators, a difference of 32. Both Interactive Investor and Lloyds Bank offer basic stock alerts. Lastly, for researching mutual funds while share dealing, being able to view a research report can be helpful. Interactive Investor offers fund research reports while Lloyds Bank does not.

Overall, between Interactive Investor and Lloyds Bank, Interactive Investor is the winner.

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