The value of investments can fall as well as rise, and you may get back less than you invested. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
|Provider||IG||Hargreaves Lansdown||Barclays Smart Investor||AJ Bell|
|Standard commission rate (UK shares)||£8||£11.95||£6||£9.95|
|Best commission rate (UK shares)||£5||£5.95||£6||£4.95|
|How to qualify for the best rate||10 trades in prior month||20 trades in prior month||n/a||10 trades in prior month|
|Quarterly account fee||£241 (reduced by commissions paid during the quarter)||0.45% of assets capped at £11.25 per account type||0.1%: min £12, max £375||0.25% of assets, capped at £7.50 per account type|
|Standard commission rate on US shares||2 cents per share, minimum of $15||£11.95||n/a||£9.95|
|FX conversion fee||0.5%||1%||n/a||1%|
|Total cost to you on a US share trade of $50002||£30.53||£47.29||n/a||£45.76|
|Commission on trades placed by phone||£40||
1% (min £20, max £50)
[Source: IG, correct at 17/04/2019, FX rate: 1.31].