Compare AJ Bell Youinvest vs EQi


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

AJ Bell Youinvest vs EQi
overall rating
4.6
3.7
overall pros
  • Fast account opening
  • Easy to use trading platforms
  • Great customer service
  • Quick and easy account opening
  • Free deposit and withdrawal
  • Low fund fees
overall cons
  • Limited product offer
  • Basic technical research tools
  • High non-UK stock trading fees
  • No quality educational tools
  • Only GBP as base currency
fees
3.1
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Low mutual fund fees
  • Custody fee
  • Average stock fees
1.3
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High trading fees
  • High non-UK stock fees
  • Custody fee
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Available only to UK residents
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Only for UK residents
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
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • Only one account base currency
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
  • Electronic wallets not accepted
web trading platform
3.7
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
2.7
  • Clear fee report
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
2.6
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Order confirmation
  • No price alerts
  • No Touch/Face ID login
  • Limited functionality
desktop trading platform
markets and products
3.1
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bonds via phone order
3.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
research
3.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited interactive charting
1.3
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No/poor quality news flow
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
2.9
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
  • Slow support
education
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • No demo account
  • Not well-structured
0.5
  • Educational articles
  • No demo account
  • 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
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Does not hold a banking license
recommended for Beginners and investors with small and medium portfolios focusing on the UK market Long-term investors in the UK
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