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Saxo Markets vs Interactive Investor 2019

Steve Miley
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Is Saxo Markets better than Interactive Investor? After scoring UK share dealing accounts in six areas for our 2019 review, Saxo Markets is better than Interactive Investor. Saxo Markets provides a brilliant all-around share trading experience for UK residents. The fees for buying shares are not the cheapest; however, the SaxoTraderGO trading platform is excellent, and there’s an abundant selection of international products to trade.

Overall Rating

Feature Saxo Markets Interactive Investor
Overall 4.5 4.5
Saxo Markets Review Interactive Investor Review

Trading Fees

Feature Saxo Markets Interactive Investor
Share Trading: 0-9 Deals/ Month
0.10% (£4.99 min) £7.99
Share Trading: 10-19 Deals/ Month
0.10% (£4.99 min) £3.99
Share Trading: 20+ Deals/ Month
0.10% (£4.99 min) £3.99
Annual Custody Fee: £0 - £250,000*
0.12% £119.88
Bonds - Government (Gilts) - Fee
0.08% £7.99
ETFs - Fee
N/A £7.99
Investment Trusts - Fee
N/A £7.99
Telephone Dealing Fee*
N/A £40.00
Commissions & Fees 3.5 4
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Platforms & Tools

Feature Saxo Markets Interactive Investor
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Yes No
Web Platform
Yes Yes
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Stock Alerts
Yes Yes
Charting - Indicators / Studies
48 11
Charting - Drawing Tools
17 0
Charting - Notes
Yes No
Charting - Display Corporate Events
No No
Charting - Stock Overlays
Yes Yes
Platform & Tools 4.5 3.5
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Research

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

Feature Saxo Markets Interactive Investor
Share Trading
Yes Yes
CFD Trading
Yes Yes
Funds
Yes Yes
ETFs
Yes Yes
Bonds - Corporate
Yes Yes
Bonds - Government (Gilts)
Yes Yes
Investment Trusts
Yes Yes
Spread Betting
No Yes
Banking Services
No No
Advisor Services
Yes No
Offering of Investments 4.5 4
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Education

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

Feature Saxo Markets Interactive Investor
Saxo Markets Review Interactive Investor Review
Overall 4.5 4.5
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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 Interactive Investor vs Saxo Markets.

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. Interactive Investor's score is 4.00 stars versus Saxo Markets's 3.50 stars.

Cost aside, we can now compare popular features and tools investors prefer. Access to the investments you want is important, and Saxo Markets offers clients ISA and SIPP while Interactive Investor offers ISA, ISA - Junior, SIPP and Spread Betting. 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. Interactive Investor trails Saxo Markets by 17 total charting tools, with Saxo Markets offering 17 and Interactive Investor offering 0. Interactive Investor trails Saxo Markets by 37 total different indicators (for example, moving averages), with Saxo Markets offering 48 and Interactive Investor offering 11. Interactive Investor and Saxo Markets both offer basic stock alerts. Finally, for researching funds while share dealing, having access to mutual fund research reports is also helpful. Interactive Investor makes fund research reports available to clients, while Saxo Markets does not.

Overall, between Interactive Investor and Saxo Markets, Saxo Markets is the winner.

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