Compare AJ Bell Youinvest vs Vantage FX


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

AJ Bell Youinvest vs Vantage FX
overall rating
4.6
4.2
overall pros
  • Fast account opening
  • Easy to use trading platforms
  • Great customer service
  • Low fees
  • Super fast account opening
  • Seamless deposit and withdrawal
overall cons
  • Limited product offer
  • Basic technical research tools
  • Limited product selection
  • Customer service could be improved
  • No investor protection
fees
3.2
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Low mutual fund fees
  • Custody fee
4.2
  • Low forex fees
  • Low stock index CFD fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High financing rate
  • High stock CFD fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Available only for UK residents
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
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
  • No deposit fee
  • Quick deposit and withdrawal
  • International bank withdrawals (after the first one in each month) have a high fee
web trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • Poor design
mobile trading platform
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
  • No Touch/Face ID login
  • No order confirmation
desktop trading platform
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
markets and products
3.1
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bonds via phone order
1.6
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
3.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited interactive charting
  • Bugs in research tools
4.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Limited interactive charting
  • Most tools are available only with $1,000 minimum account balance
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
2.8
  • Live chat available
  • Relevant answers on the phone
  • No 24/7 support
  • Mediocre email support
education
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • No demo account
  • Not well-structured
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No webinars
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Negative balance protection
  • No investor 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 Forex and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader trading platforms
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