Compare Hargreaves Lansdown vs Revolut


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

Hargreaves Lansdown vs Revolut
overall rating
4.4
4.4
overall pros
  • Easy-to-use trading platforms
  • High-quality educational tools
  • Great customer service
  • Free stock trading
  • Fast and easy account opening
  • Great mobile trading platform
overall cons
  • High fees for stocks and ETFs
  • Offline account opening for clients outside the UK
  • Only GBP base currency
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Basic research and missing educational tools
  • Poor customer service
fees
2.7
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Low fees for funds and bonds
  • High stock and ETF fees
  • Currency conversion fee
5.0
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Free stock trading
account opening
4.4
  • Fast
  • No minimum deposit
  • Fully digital for UK clients
  • Offline account opening for non-UK clients
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Only one account base currency
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Only one account base currency
web trading platform
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
3.9
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited order types
desktop trading platform
markets and products
3.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Portfolio+ Venture Capital Trust
1.8
  • Stock
  • Crypto
research
3.8
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Only basic charting and analytics tools
1.8
  • User-friendly
  • Live market data
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
customer service
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
1.8
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • No 24/7 support
  • Irrelevant answers
  • Only pre-recorded answers on the phone
education
4.0
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Demo account only on mobile
1.0
  • No demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
  • 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
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Banking background
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
recommended for Beginners and buy-and-hold investors looking for great customer service and easy-to-use trading platforms Beginners looking for free trading and a great mobile-only trading platform
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