Compare ActivTrades vs AJ Bell Youinvest


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how ActivTrades stacks up against AJ Bell Youinvest!

ActivTrades vs AJ Bell Youinvest
overall rating
4.4
4.6
overall pros
  • Low trading fees
  • Free deposit and withdrawal
  • Good customer support and education services
  • Fast account opening
  • Easy to use trading platforms
  • Great customer service
overall cons
  • Slim product portfolio
  • Basic research tools
  • High minimum deposit
  • Limited product offer
  • Basic technical research tools
fees
4.3
  • Low trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee
3.1
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Low mutual fund fees
  • Custody fee
  • Average stock fees
account opening
3.8
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • User-friendly
  • Minimum deposit is $1,000
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Available only to UK residents
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Minor account currencies not available
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Only one account base currency
  • Bank transfer is not available for one-off deposits
web trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
markets and products
1.4
  • Forex
  • CFD
3.1
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bonds via phone order
research
3.0
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • Good set of analytical tools
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
3.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited interactive charting
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • One to one training
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • No demo account
  • Not well-structured
  • Negative balance protection
  • Regulated by top-tier FCA
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • High level of investor protection
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • All clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
recommended for Forex and CFD traders looking for low fees and great deposit/withdrawal conditions Beginners and investors with small and medium portfolios focusing on the UK market
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