Compare HYCM vs Interactive Investor


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how HYCM stacks up against Interactive Investor!

HYCM vs Interactive Investor
overall rating
4.3
4.6
overall pros
  • Low forex and CFD fees
  • Great educational content
  • User-friendly account opening
  • User-friendly web trading platform
  • Fast and easy deposit and withdrawal
  • Great customer service
overall cons
  • Only forex and CFD products
  • Trading platforms have outdated design
  • Inactivity fee
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Basic charting and analytic tools
  • Monthly account fee
fees
4.2
  • Low forex fees
  • Low CFD fees
  • Inactivity fee
3.4
  • Low fund fees
  • Regular investments are free
  • Monthly account fee
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Only UK residents accepted
deposit and withdrawal
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Average account currency selection
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Free withdrawal in GBP or EUR
  • No credit/Debit card withdrawal
web trading platform
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • Poor design
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
2.6
  • Good search function
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Available in several languages
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
markets and products
2.0
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
3.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
research
3.5
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • Economic calendar
  • Limited interactive charting
  • Very low quality newsfeed
3.0
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • Technical Insights for some stocks
  • Limited interactive charting
customer service
3.4
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
  • Mediocre email support
3.9
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Videos miss tags or categorization
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Negative balance protection
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
  • No investor protection outside the EU&UK
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Forex and CFD traders who prefer the MetaTrader platform Beginners and investors focusing on the UK market
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