Compare IG vs Interactive Investor


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

IG vs Interactive Investor
overall rating
4.5
4.6
overall pros
  • First-class web trading platform
  • Superb educational tools
  • Great deposit and withdrawal options
  • User-friendly web trading platform
  • Fast and easy deposit and withdrawal
  • Great customer service
overall cons
  • High forex and stock CFD fees
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Slow customer support
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Basic charting and analytic tools
  • Monthly account fee
fees
2.7
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee charged only after 2 years
  • High forex fees
  • High stock CFD trading fees
3.3
  • Low fund fees
  • Regular investments are free
  • Monthly account fee
account opening
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
  • No minimum deposit for bank transfer
  • Slower account opening
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
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Free withdrawal in GBP or EUR
  • No credit/Debit card withdrawal
web trading platform
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • 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
markets and products
4.0
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Options
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Stocks in some countries
  • Robo-advisory in UK
  • IPOs
3.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
research
3.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
3.0
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • Technical Insights for some stocks
  • Limited interactive charting
customer service
3.6
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
  • Live chat is often offline
3.9
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • 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 Traders of any experience level looking for an easy-to-use trading platform Beginners and investors focusing on the UK market
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