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||Halifax||HSBC||Selftrade||Interactive investor|
|Standard commission rate (UK shares)||£8||£11.95||£6||£12.50||£10.50||£11.75||£10|
|Best commission rate (UK shares)||£5||£5.95||£6||n/a||£7.95||£6||£6|
|How to qualify for the best rate||Place 10 trades, or one leveraged trade, per month||Place 20 trades per month||n/a||n/a||Place 9 trades per quarter (Plus account only)||Place 20 trades per month||Place an average of 10 trades per month for three consecutive months|
|ISA admin fee||£0 to £241||0.45% up to £45pa||0.1% up to £125pm||£12.50pa||£42pa||No||£22.50 per quarter - gives you £22.50 of trading credits|
|Standard commission rate on US shares||2 cents per share, minimum of $15||£11.95||n/a||£12.50||$29.95 (Plus account only)||£12.50 + 0.5% of trade value||£10|
|FX conversion fee||0.30%||1%||n/a||1.25%||0.00%||0.50%||1.50%|
|Total cost to you on a US share trade of $50002||£22.29||£46.02||n/a||£55.72||£22.25||£46.43||£63.15|
|Commission on trades placed by phone||£40||
1% (min £20, max £50)
|£25||£25||£29.95||£17.50||Online share dealing rate + £40|
[Data taken from competitor websites, correct at 22/05/2018].