Compare AJ Bell Youinvest vs Eightcap


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

AJ Bell Youinvest vs Eightcap
overall rating
4.6
4.3
overall pros
  • Fast account opening
  • Easy to use trading platforms
  • Great customer service
  • Low forex fees
  • Seamless, quick account opening
  • Free deposit and withdrawal
overall cons
  • Limited product offer
  • Basic technical research tools
  • Slim product selection
  • Limited research and educational tools
  • No negative balance protection
fees
3.1
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Low mutual fund fees
  • Custody fee
  • Average stock fees
4.7
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low forex fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Available only to UK residents
5.0
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
  • User-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
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
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • No minor currencies available
web trading platform
3.7
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
3.0
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
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
3.1
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bonds via phone order
1.3
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
3.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited interactive charting
1.5
  • Strategy Tester for automated trading
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
  • Trading ideas only via paid partnership
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
4.3
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • Couldn't reach phone support
education
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • No demo account
  • Not well-structured
2.0
  • Demo account
  • Great market analyses and articles
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
  • 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
  • Regulated by top-tier ASIC
  • No investor protection
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
recommended for Beginners and investors with small and medium portfolios focusing on the UK market Forex traders who prefer the MetaTrader platform
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