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Compare Hargreaves Lansdown vs SogoTrade


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

Hargreaves Lansdown vs SogoTrade
overall rating
4.5 / 5.0
4.2 / 5.0
overall pros
  • Great customer service
  • Easy to use trading platforms
  • High-quality educational tools
  • Easy and fully digital account opening
  • Relevant and fast customer service
  • Wide range of research tools
overall cons
  • High fees for stocks, ETFs, and CFDs
  • Offline account opening for clients outside the UK
  • Only GBP base currency
  • High non-trading fees
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Not user-friendly desktop trading platform
fees
2 stars
  • No inactivity fee
  • Low fees for funds, forex, and bonds
  • High stock, ETF, and CFD fees
4 stars
  • Low trading fees
  • Transparent fee structure
  • 100 commission-free trades at the beginning
  • High non-trading fees
account opening
4 stars
  • Fast account opening
  • Fully digital account opening
  • User-friendly
  • Offline account opening for non-UK clients
5 stars
  • Fully digital account opening
  • No minimum account balance
  • User-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
4 stars
  • Credit/Debit card deposit and withdrawal
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Only one account base currency
2 stars
  • No deposit fee
  • Credit/Debit card deposit and withdrawal not available
  • High withdrawal fee
  • Only one account base currency
web trading platform
4 stars
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safe) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
3 stars
  • Two-step (safe) login
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
  • Does not look nice
mobile trading platform
4 stars
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safe) login
  • No price alerts
4 stars
  • User-friendly
  • Good variety of order types
  • No order confirmation
desktop trading platform
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1 stars
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Not user-friendly
  • No clear fee report available
  • Poor search function
  • Available only for Windows
markets and products
4 stars
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • CFD
  • Crypto
1 stars
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Options
research
4 stars
  • Analyst recommendations for stocks, bonds, etc.
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Limited interactive charting
  • No/limited set of analytic tools
4 stars
  • Analyst recommendations for stocks, bonds, etc.
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Good quality news flow
  • Not user-friendly
  • Bad charting tools
customer service
4 stars
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • Professional tone
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 availability
5 stars
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 availability
education
4 stars
  • Trading platform tutorial videos
  • Educational videos
  • Easy to understand
  • Good production quality
  • No demo account
2 stars
  • Trading platform tutorial videos
  • Easy to understand
  • No demo account
  • No educational videos
  • Hard to navigate
  • Regulated by top tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Regulated by top tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Beginners and buy and hold investors looking for great customer service and easy to use trading platforms Stock and options traders aiming for a US-based stockbroker with great customer service