Compare Fineco Bank vs Hargreaves Lansdown


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

Fineco Bank vs Hargreaves Lansdown
overall rating
4.6
4.4
overall pros
  • Low trading and non-trading fees
  • Great mobile trading platform
  • Rock-solid background
  • Easy-to-use trading platforms
  • High-quality educational tools
  • Great customer service
overall cons
  • Only bank transfer for deposit
  • Limited educational tools
  • Poor charting tools
  • High fees for stocks and ETFs
  • Offline account opening for clients outside the UK
  • Only GBP base currency
fees
3.4
  • Low stock, ETF, bond, and fund fees
  • Low CFD and futures fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • High forex and options fees
  • High fees for CFD overnight positions
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
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Bit slow account verification
4.4
  • Fast
  • No minimum deposit
  • Fully digital for UK clients
  • Offline account opening for non-UK clients
deposit and withdrawal
3.3
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Free withdrawal in most cases
  • Credit/Debit card is not available for deposit
  • Missing electronic wallets
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Only one account base currency
web trading platform
4.3
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • Modern design
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
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
4.7
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Modern design
3.9
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
2.7
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good search function
  • Not user-friendly
  • No clear fee report available
markets and products
3.8
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • CFD
3.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Portfolio+ Venture Capital Trust
research
4.0
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Great screeners
  • Limited interactive charting
3.8
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Only basic charting and analytics tools
customer service
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
3.0
  • Educational videos
  • Webinars
  • No demo account
4.0
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Demo account only on mobile
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • 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 Traders and investors looking for great trading platform and broker with a solid background Beginners and buy-and-hold investors looking for great customer service and easy-to-use trading platforms
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