IG vs Freetrade

Updated 23rd July 2022

IG
 
Freetrade
 

On Freetrade's website

Overview
Description
Trade a wide range of asset classes across thousands of markets.Award-winning app where you can trade more than 6,000 US, UK, & European stocks with no commission.
Basics
Account Funding Options
Bank transfer, credit card, debit cardDebit card
Advisory Services
YesNo
Apps
Android, iOSAndroid, iOS
Company Founded
19742016
Company Headquarters
London, EnglandLondon, England
Minimum Age
18 years18 years
Minimum Deposit
£0.00£0.00
Minimum Trade
No minimum trade required£2
Regulator
ASIC, FCA, FMA, MAS + moreFCA
Signup Bonus Gift
NoneFree share worth up to £200
Trading
Copy Trading
NoNo
cTrader Trading
NoNo
ETF Trading
YesYes
Forex Trading
YesNo
Fractional Share Trading
NoYes
Futures Trading
YesNo
MetaTrader 4 Trading
YesNo
MetaTrader 5 Trading
NoNo
Mutual Funds Trading
NoYes
Options Trading
YesNo
OTCBB / Pink Sheets
NoNo
Paper Trading
YesNo
Penny Stock Trading
YesNo
Social Trading
NoNo
Stock Trading
YesYes
Tradable Assets
Bonds, Commodities, Crypto, ETFs, Forex, Shares, Share CFDsETFs, Stocks
Tradable Markets
ASX, DAX, LSE, ISEQ, NASDAQ, NYSE and moreLSE, NASDAQ, NYSE
Fees
Broker Assisted Trades Fee
£20.00N/A
Brokerage Fee
£0.00£0.00
Domestic Wire Transfer Fee
£0.00£0.00
ETF Trade Fee
£6.50£0.00
Funds Withdrawal Fee (Partial)
£0.00£0.00
Funds Withdrawal Fee (Full)
£0.00£0.00
International Wire Transfer Fee
£0.00£0.00
Mutual Fund Trade Fee
N/AN/A
Options (Base Fee)
£5.00N/A
Options (Per Contract Fee)
N/AN/A
Paper Confirmation Fee
N/AN/A
Paper Statement Fee
N/AN/A
Returned Wire Fee
N/AN/A
Spread
Get spreads from 1 point on the FTSE 100 and Germany 30, and US Crude spreads from just 2.8 points.N/A
Stock Certificate Delivery Fee
N/AN/A
Stock Certificate Processing Fee
£135.00N/A
Stock Trade Fee
£0.00£0.00
Order types
Order Type (Contingent)
YesNo
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
YesNo
Email Support
YesYes
Live Chat Support
YesYes
Phone Support
YesNo