Compare AJ Bell Youinvest vs Fidelity


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

AJ Bell Youinvest vs Fidelity
overall rating
4.6
4.9
overall pros
  • Fast account opening
  • Easy to use trading platforms
  • Great customer service
  • Commission-free US stocks and ETFs
  • Great trading platforms and research
  • US and international stocks
overall cons
  • Limited product offer
  • Basic technical research tools
  • High mutual fund fees and margin rates
  • Slower account verification
  • Slow live chat
fees
3.1
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Low mutual fund fees
  • Custody fee
  • Average stock fees
4.2
  • Free stock and ETF trading
  • Low bond fees
  • No inactivity fee
  • High fees for non-free mutual funds
  • High margin fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Available only to UK residents
3.6
  • No minimum deposit
  • User-friendly
  • Many account types
  • Slower account verification
  • Not fully digital in some cases
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
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
web trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
desktop trading platform
3.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Loads bit slowly
markets and products
3.1
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bonds via phone order
3.9
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Robo-advisory
research
3.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited interactive charting
4.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • News flow quality could be better
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
3.9
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
  • Slow live chat
education
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • No demo account
  • Not well-structured
3.9
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • Demo account is only for desktop
  • 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
  • Additional coverage by Fidelity
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Beginners and investors with small and medium portfolios focusing on the UK market Investors and traders looking for solid research and great trading platforms
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