Compare AJ Bell Youinvest vs Spreadex


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

AJ Bell Youinvest vs Spreadex
overall rating
4.6
4.4
overall pros
  • Fast account opening
  • Easy to use trading platforms
  • Great customer service
  • Low forex fees
  • Good web platform
  • Helpful customer service
overall cons
  • Limited product offer
  • Basic technical research tools
  • Thin product selection
  • No desktop platform
  • Limited research and education tools
fees
3.1
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Low mutual fund fees
  • Custody fee
  • Average stock fees
4.3
  • Low forex fees
  • No inactivity fee
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Available only to UK residents
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • User-friendly
  • Slower-than-average account verification
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
4.3
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Free withdrawal in most cases
  • Average account currency selection
web trading platform
3.7
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • Guaranteed stop
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Available only in English
mobile trading platform
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
desktop trading platform
markets and products
3.1
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bonds via phone order
1.7
  • Forex
  • CFD
research
3.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited interactive charting
1.9
  • Good financial/trading blog
  • No trading ideas
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
  • Limited fundamental data
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
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • No demo account
  • Not well-structured
1.3
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • No demo account
  • No educational videos
  • No webinars
  • 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
  • Negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
recommended for Beginners and investors with small and medium portfolios focusing on the UK market Forex and CFD traders looking for low fees and great deposit/withdrawal options
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