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Updated 27 Sep 2022
1st

Moneyfarm

Trader Rating
Strengths
  • Fully-automated investment service
  • One of the largest robo-advisors
  • Tailored investment and saving strategies
  • Good mobile app
  • UK office with FCA regulation
Weaknesses
  • Lacks 24/7 customer support
  • Cannot trade in or manage your own portfolio
  • Missing an ethical investing option
  • No demo account
2nd

Admiral Markets

Trader Rating
Strengths
  • Impressive education and solid research
  • Impressive range of assets to trade
  • MT4/ MT5 platforms do have add ins
Weaknesses
  • No bespoke platform, MT4/ MT5 only
  • Demo account expires after 30 days
  • Trading commissions on some accounts
3rd

AvaTrade

Trader Rating
Strengths
  • Solid regulation
  • Robust in-house trading platform
  • Various social trading options
Weaknesses
  • High admin fees for inactive accounts
  • Not particularly competitive on spreads
  • Only a 30-day demo account
4th

Tickmill

Trader Rating
Open Demo Account 70% of retail CFD accounts lose money Full Review
Strengths
  • Regulated by the FCA
  • More than 200 million trades
  • Nice range of assets
Weaknesses
  • No ability to choose a trading platform
  • No 24/7 customer support
5th

Bitstamp

Trader Rating
Strengths
  • 5 cryptocurrencies tradable
  • Fees transparent and between 0.10% and 0.25%
  • Regular software updates
  • Crowned as the startup of 2014
Weaknesses
  • Only in English
  • Costs when paying by bank transfer
  • Credit card deposit and withdrawal fees
6th

StormGain

Trader Rating
Strengths
  • Multilingual website
  • Loyalty program and bonuses
  • Security
  • Ability to buy cryptocurrency using bank cards
  • 24/7 customer support
Weaknesses
  • Replenishment of accounts only possible with cryptocurrencies
  • StormGain is currently not regulated. However, the StormGain legal team provides adequate control
  • Only cryptocurrencies can be withdrawn from the platform
7th

Trade Nation

Trader Rating
Strengths
  • Fully regulated
  • Client funds are segregated
  • Fixed spreads & spreads from zero
  • Risk-free demo account
  • Free trading signals
Weaknesses
  • Limited amount of instruments in some asset classes
  • No cryptocurrencies
  • No social trading
8th

Nutmeg

Trader Rating
Strengths
  • Fully-automated investment service
  • UK firm regulated by the FCA
  • Top managed portfolios based on a large range of ETFs
  • Cost-efficient and transparent pricing structure with discounts for higher balances
  • Friendly and reliable customer service
Weaknesses
  • Cannot trade in your own portfolio
  • No telephone support at night or on weekends
  • Reduced control over investments versus managing your own portfolio
9th

Ayondo

Trader Rating
Strengths
  • Regulated by FCA and BaFin
  • Founded in 2008
  • Several customer-support options
  • Risk management feature
Weaknesses
  • No Islamic account
  • No comments
10th

Capital.com

Trader Rating
Open Demo Account 73.81% of retail investors lose money when trading CFDs with this provider Full Review
Strengths
  • Capital.com group is in compliance with major and minor regulatory bodies, including the FCA, CYSEC, ASIC and the NBRB of Belarus
  • In compliance with the regulatory requirements, segregation of customer deposits with Tier One banks, encryption of all personal and trading session data and negative balance protection
  • 6,000+ tradable assets in shares, indices, currency pairs, commodities and cryptocurrencies