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Minimum deposit $10UK's #1 flat-fee investment platformOne of the longest established
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Overall Rating

Platform
Ratings
Overall Rating:
90%
Fees:
90%
Account opening:
100%
Deposit and withdrawal:
70%
Trading platform:
90%
Markets and products:
80%
Research:
70%
Customer service:
70%
Education:
50%
Overall Rating:
90%
Fees:
80%
Account opening:
100%
Deposit and withdrawal:
90%
Trading platform:
90%
Markets and products:
70%
Research:
70%
Customer service:
90%
Education:
90%
Overall Rating:
80%
Fees:
60%
Account opening:
90%
Deposit and withdrawal:
80%
Trading platform:
80%
Markets and products:
80%
Research:
80%
Customer service:
90%
Education:
90%
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Fees

Platform
Minimum DepositThe minimum amount required to open an account
$10
£0
£0
Minimum TradeThe minimum amount to trade or buy shares
$1
NA
£1
ETFs FeeFee per ETF trade
0%
£7.99
£11.95
Investment Trusts FeeFee per investment trust trade
NA
£7.99
£11.95
Junior S&S ISA FeeSubscription fee per month and the platform fee
NA
Free with standard ISA
0.45%
Non Trading FeeFee for not trading in a period
$10 pcm after 1 year inactivity
£0
£0
Stocks & Shares ISA FeeSubscription fee per month and the platform fee
NA
£9.99 per month
0.45%
Telephone Dealing FeeFee for trading over the telephone
NA
£49
1% £20 minimum
Withdrawal FeeFee for withdrawing funds from your account
$5
£0
£0

Platforms & Tools

Platform
Android AppAn Android app available in the Google Play store
Copy TradingOffers the ability to copy other traders portfolios
Demo AccountOffers a demo account
iPhone AppAn app available for download from the iOS app store
Islamic AccountDoes the platform offer a sharia compliant Islamic account
MetaTrader 4Offers the MetaTrader 4 trading platform solution
MetaTrader 5Offers the MetaTrader 5 trading platform solution
Social TradingOffers the ability to share your trades on social media
Stock AlertsAbility to set price alerts, volume alerts
Web PlatformOffers a web-based browser trading platform

Investments Available

Platform
Auto InvestingAbility to set auto-investing options, usually per month
CFD TradingOffers CFD trading
Corporate BondsOffers corporate bonds
CryptoAbility to buy and sell cryptocurrency
Ethical InvestmentsOffers ethical investment themed funds and ETFs
ETFsAbility to trade ETFs
ForexAble to trade Forex
Fractional SharesAble to buy fractional shares
FundsAble to buy funds
Government Bonds (Gilts)Able to buy government bonds and Gilts
Investment TrustsAble to buy investment trusts
Junior S&S ISAAble to buy a junior stocks and shares ISA
General Investment Account (GIA)Able to buy and sell shares
Spread BettingAble speculate on rising and falling of financial markets
Stocks & Shares ISAAble to buy a stocks and shares ISA

Research

Platform
Research - SharesHas share trading research available
Research - CFDsHas CFD research available
Research - FundsHas funds research available
Research - ETFsHas research available for ETFs
Research - BondsHas research available for bonds

Customer Service

Platform
PhoneMain phone number for customer services
NA
0345 607 6001
0117 900 9000
Live chatHas live chat available
Yes
Yes
No
EmailMain email address for customer services
NA
Via account
Online messaging
24/7 AvailabilityAvailable 24/7 for customer services
Yes
No - 24/5
No
TrustPilot RatingThe TrustPilot rating of the platform
4.2
4.7
4.3
TwitterThe Twitter account for the platform
https://twitter.com/eToro
https://twitter.com/ii_couk
@HLInvest

Education

Platform
Share Trading GuidesHas guides on share trading
Funds EducationHas guides on trading funds
Retirement EducationHas guides and education on retirement
PodcastsHas podcasts available
VideosHas videos on education available

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