Compare The Platform: IG Smart Portfolios

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IG Smart Portfolios

IG is a spread-betting, CFD and equity trading platform that has ventured into the less controversial world of robo advice with the release of Smart Portfolios. The Smart Portfolios use BlackRock’s active asset allocation tools and are underpinned by BlackRock’s ETF range, iShares.  Following a questionnaire about attitude to risk and financial situation, investors choose an investment strategy.

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Available products & Wrappers

General InvestmentsISAsJISAsPensions & SIPPsJunior SIPPLifetime ISAsOthers
Research, Tools and Information

Advice, help and contact

Live webchat and community forums. A share-heavy academy with courses, videos and live sessions.

Further information

5 different risk levels available.

Table of charges

PLATFORM CHARGESPRODUCT CHARGESOTHER CHARGES
£0-£49,9990.65%
£50,000-£249,9990.35%
£250,000+0.10%
Underlying fund charge0.20%
Market spread0.06%

Minimum Investments

Lump-sumTop-upsMonthly
£250 for GIA and SIPP£50

Compare the Platform Says

Products & Wrappers Research & GuidanceChargesOVERALL SERVICE
3.0
2.0
3.0
2.0
Standard product range. Limited range of articles and guides.Tiering charging structure that is favours large portfolios.Competititvely priced, but very equity focused.