Compare Capital.com vs Hargreaves Lansdown


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Capital.com stacks up against Hargreaves Lansdown!

Capital.com vs Hargreaves Lansdown
overall rating
4.3
4.4
overall pros
  • Great account opening experience
  • Excellent customer support
  • Free deposit/withdrawal options
  • Easy-to-use trading platforms
  • High-quality educational tools
  • Great customer service
overall cons
  • Limited product portfolio
  • High forex fees
  • No trading ideas and fundamental data
  • High fees for stocks and ETFs
  • Offline account opening for clients outside the UK
  • Only GBP base currency
fees
2.9
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High forex fees
  • High financing rate
2.7
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Low fees for funds and bonds
  • High stock and ETF fees
  • Currency conversion fee
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
4.4
  • Fast
  • No minimum deposit
  • Fully digital for UK clients
  • Offline account opening for non-UK clients
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Smaller currencies not available
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Only one account base currency
web trading platform
3.9
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
3.7
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Charting is extremely slow
mobile trading platform
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No Touch/Face ID login
3.9
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
markets and products
2.2
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
3.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Portfolio+ Venture Capital Trust
research
3.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Quality news flow
  • User-friendly
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
3.8
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Only basic charting and analytics tools
customer service
5.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Educational videos
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
4.0
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Demo account only on mobile
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • 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 Forex and CFD traders looking for great trading platform and customer service Beginners and buy-and-hold investors looking for great customer service and easy-to-use trading platforms
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