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Reviews of the Top 10 UK Online Trading Sites of 2017

Welcome to our reviews of the Best UK Online Trading Sites of 2017. Check out our top 10 list below and follow our links to read our full in-depth review of each uk online trading site, alongside which you'll find costs and features lists, user reviews and videos to help you make the right choice.

Editor's Top 10 Buying Guide
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Plus500.com allows you to trade in the UK’s main index (FTSE 100), as well as accessing a wide range of options in shares, Forex, indices, commodities, ETFs, options and CFDs. They provide online tools and download options to help you monitor and manage your investments, with automatic withdrawal options to help prevent losses. As with all online trading sites, your capital may be at risk when you trade online...

» Read the Full Review of Plus500.com

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eToro is a leading, professional brokerage company for anyone who wants to invest online. They cover stocks, currencies, commodities, indices and ETF, providing a user-friendly experience so that anyone can take advantage of their investment opportunities. You can invest in global markets and industries, seeking out your favorite companies or commodities and checking their sales values over time. Investment is quick and easy, designed for first-time investors and seasoned...

» Read the Full Review of eToro.com

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ig.com is a leading website for global market investment, specialising in spread betting, CFD, Binaries and more. It allows users access to more than 10,000 international markets, utilising award-winning platforms, apps and technology. It also provides customer support with a team of industry experts, with more than 40 years’ worth of knowledge. If you’re looking to invest in a wide variety of markets, IG is worth exploring. Whilst...

» Read the Full Review of ig.com

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Markets.com is an online broker which offers its clients access to Shares, Forex, Indices, ETFs, CFDs and Commodities trades. It includes several trade tools, a variety of educational materials (including webinars), plus 24 hour support, zero commission and competitive spreads. As with any trading website, it’s important to remember that you can lose, as well as potentially make, capital.  Let’s look at the more general features first, since...

» Read the Full Review of Markets.com

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When it comes to trading currencies, Forex.com is a leading global service. They offer a range of trading platforms, including FOREXTrader PRO and MetaTrader, plus a variety of training and learning options for anyone who wants to improve their trading techniques. As with any online trading website, it’s important to remember that online trading can result in losses as well as gains. Forex.com provides detailed information on their spreads,...

» Read the Full Review of Forex.com

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FxPro.co.uk is a comprehensive online trading service, offering specialist tools for key markets. You can easily move between Forex, futures, indices, shares, metals and energies using one or two platforms. Meanwhile, users can easily view up to date data to identify trends and patterns, making sure they’re ready to invest at the right moment. In addition, FxPro provides a coding tool for creating your own trading algorithms, which is...

» Read the Full Review of FxPro.co.uk

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FXTM is primarily a Forex trading service, but you can also trade in commodities and CFDs (which include shares in major international companies such as Amazon). They offer 8 different account types to suit your needs, capital and trading style, plus two trading platforms (MetaTrader 4 and 5) which work on PC, Mac and mobile devices. As with all online trading, you can lose money as well as make...

» Read the Full Review of ForexTime.com

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IronFX is an online trading service specialising in Forex, Spot Metals, Futures markets and Shares. It considers itself “The global leader in online trading”, running regular contests and promotions to help encourage regular traders. Whilst they maintain competitive spreads to reduce costs, it’s important to remember that trading online can result in losses. To help you to maximise your trading potential, IronFX.com offer a selection of different trading accounts and...

» Read the Full Review of IronFX.com

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EasyMarkets is a trading website which offers a variety of easy-to-use platforms for online trading. You can trade in a wide range of markets, from Forex to Commodities, with Vanilla Options and CFDs on offer. The site also provides online training tools for new and seasoned traders who wish to better understand the markets and improve your chances of success. As with all online trading, it’s important to remember...

» Read the Full Review of EasyMarkets.com

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InstaForex.com is primarily a Forex trading service, utilising the MetaTrader platform. The service offers some very tempting bonuses to its members, including interest on their credit and deposit bonuses. In addition, there’s an array of useful trading tools for beginners and professionals, many of which are worth checking out. As with any online trades, it’s important to remember that money can be lost as well as earned. ...

» Read the Full Review of InstaForex.com

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Latest User Reviews

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Useless company
User Review of TD Direct Investing by Graham on 16 February 2017

I was transfered into this mob from NWB Stockbrokers and continued under the impression that the t's&c's would remain the same. Only to find out that the selling commission had gone up to £12.50. Apparently this was notified to me... (Read the full review)

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3 Months With Intertrader
User Review of Intertrader by Snatchit on 23 October 2015

Having tried several trading sites over the past few years, I was lured to Intertrader by their cash intro offer. Now after three months trading with them and having Steve Ruff flashing his gems of wisdom at me via his... (Read the full review)

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Non-Existent Communication
User Review of TD Direct Investing by Out Of Pocket on 02 September 2015

They sold an investment without authority even when another department had already confirmed (in writing) that they wouldn't. Four separate attempts to get an answer over a 6 week period have been met with deafening silence - no choice but... (Read the full review)

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Doesn't do what it says on the tin!
User Review of Halifax Share Dealer by Rick23 on 01 June 2015

I made the mistake of choosing the Halifax platform on which to consolidate numerous SIPPs, ISAs and shares. When Halifax opened the accounts (May 2015), there was a software clash of some sort between the share and Sipp accounts, which... (Read the full review)

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Poor Service
User Review of The Share Centre by K. Parry on 09 April 2015

Exceptionally poor at communicating. Have been trying to transfer a SIPP and ISA for myself, an ISA and OEIC for my wife and two ISA's for my sons and am receiving very poor service. Beginning to regret it already and... (Read the full review)