We are delighted to announce our picks for best brokers of 2018.
The winners are based on the below criteria:
- Our personal experiences in dealing with them
- Customer feedback in reviews, in person, online and anecdotally
- Overall reputation within the industry and approach to customer service
Here are our best broker awards winners and why for 2018:
- Best Spread Betting Broker: IG – huge range of markets, lots of added value on the trading platform and excellent customer service
- Best CFD Broker: Saxo Capital Markets – an excellent trading platform with DMA, CFD options, level-2 pricing, and research tools
- Best Forex Broker: Saxo Capital Markets – wide range of FX pairs, tight spreads, FX futures, FX options, and currency ETFs
- Best Futures & Options Broker: Saxo Capital Markets – continues to provide excellent on-exchange futures and options trading through their proprietary trading platform.
- Best Crypto Broker: XTB – loads of crypto pairs and the ability to create your own universe of crypto products with nice visual post-trade analysis
- Best MT4 Broker: ETX Capital – low latency execution, proprietary price feeds and infrastructure
- Best Broker For Professional Accounts: Saxo Capital Markets: heavy duty DMA trading platform, experienced trading desks, large institutional product access
- Best SIPP and Stocks & Shares ISA Broker: Hargreaves Lansdown – a bit like Waitrose, not necessarily the cheapest, but excellent range of products and service
- Best Currency Broker/Money Transfer Provider: Transferwise – one of the only money transfer providers to display fixed and transparent mark-ups on transactions
- Best Overall broker: IG – well established with a great reputation with retail and institutional clients and a wide range of investment products including; spread betting, CFDs, SIPPs, ISAs, stock broking, IPO access and managed investment portfolios.
To view all the brokers shortlisted view the comparison tables here:
- Spread Betting Brokers
- CFD brokers
- Forex Brokers
- Crypto Brokers
- MT4 Brokers
- Social Trading Brokers
- Professional Trading Accounts
- Stocks and shares ISAs
- SIPP platforms
- Investing Brokers
- Currency Brokers
Want to see the results of the latest Good Money Guide awards? Vote for your favourite broker in our 2021 awards.