Hargreaves Lansdown vs Stake

Updated 23rd July 2022

Are you trying to decide which of Hargreaves Lansdown and Stake to use for trading or investing? Ultimately it comes down to your investment and trading goals. Hargreaves Lansdown is an established UK-based broker while Stake is based in Australia. Both are regulated by the FCA and are beginner-friendly.

Scroll down to find out how they compare for tradable assets, market access, available order types, fees, and more.

Hargreaves Lansdown
 

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Stake
 
Overview
Description
Trade UK and international shares, ETFs, trusts, bonds, and IPOs with one of the country's most established brokers.Stake gives people around the world seamless and sophisticated access to the opportunities of the US stock market.
Basics
Account Funding Options
Bank cardBank transfer
Advisory Services
YesNo
Apps
Android, iOSAndroid, iOS
Company Founded
19812016
Company Headquarters
Bristol, EnglandSydney, Australia
Minimum Age
18 years18 years
Minimum Deposit
£0.00£50.00
Minimum Trade
No minimum trade required$50
Regulator
FCAASIC, FCA
Signup Bonus Gift
NoneJoin to get a free stock in Nike, Dropbox, GoPro or a mystery stock when you sign up and fund your account within 24 hours.
Trading
Copy Trading
NoNo
cTrader Trading
NoNo
ETF Trading
YesYes
Forex Trading
NoNo
Fractional Share Trading
NoYes
Futures Trading
NoNo
MetaTrader 4 Trading
NoNo
MetaTrader 5 Trading
NoNo
Mutual Funds Trading
YesNo
Options Trading
NoNo
OTCBB / Pink Sheets
NoN/A
Paper Trading
YesNo
Penny Stock Trading
YesNo
Social Trading
NoNo
Stock Trading
YesYes
Tradable Assets
Bonds, ETFs, Investment Trusts, SharesETFs, Shares
Tradable Markets
European markets, LSE, NASDAQ, NYSE and TSENASDAQ, NYSE
Fees
Broker Assisted Trades Fee
£27.00N/A
Brokerage Fee
£16.00£0.00
Domestic Wire Transfer Fee
£0.00£0.00
ETF Trade Fee
£16.00£0.00
Funds Withdrawal Fee (Partial)
£0.00£2.00
Funds Withdrawal Fee (Full)
£0.00£2.00
International Wire Transfer Fee
£0.00£0.00
Mutual Fund Trade Fee
N/AN/A
Options (Base Fee)
N/AN/A
Options (Per Contract Fee)
N/AN/A
Paper Confirmation Fee
N/AN/A
Paper Statement Fee
£13.00N/A
Returned Wire Fee
N/AN/A
Spread
N/AN/A
Stock Certificate Delivery Fee
N/AN/A
Stock Certificate Processing Fee
N/AN/A
Stock Trade Fee
£0.00£0.00
Order types
Order Type (Contingent)
NoNo
Order Type (Limit)
YesYes
Order Type (Market)
YesYes
Order Type (One Cancels The Other)
NoNo
Order Type (One Triggers and One Cancels The Other)
NoNo
Order Type (One Triggers The Other)
NoNo
Order Type (Stop)
YesYes
Order Type (Trailing Stop)
YesNo
Customer service
24/7 Support
NoNo
Email Support
YesNo
Live Chat Support
NoYes
Phone Support
YesNo