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|
|Best commission rate on US shares||Free||£5.95||n/a||£9.95|
|Standard commission rate on US shares||£10||£11.95||n/a||£9.95|
|How to qualify for the best rate||3+ trades in prior month||20 trades in prior month||n/a||n/a|
|Best commission rate on UK shares||£3||£5.95||£6||£4.95|
|Standard commission rate on UK shares||£8||£11.95||£6||£9.95|
|How to qualify for the best rate||3+ trades in prior month||20 trades in prior month||n/a||10 trades in prior month|
|Quarterly account fee||£242 (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|
|FX conversion fee3||0.5%||1%||n/a||1%|
|Commission on trades placed by phone||£40||
1% (min £20, max £50)
[Data taken from competitor websites, correct at 05/02/2020].