Written on: 06/01/2010
Been invested with Alliance Trust for seven years. Not made a penny due to their very poor performormance. Don't believe their reports, look at fund comparison charts which show their performance as lacklustre. Better investments elsewhere. Impression I have is that they exist to stay in existence and for their own benefit -not shareholders. Only two things matter in funds that is running costs and performance. What Investment magazine gives performance tables as does Trustnet site. (read more)
Written on: 29/04/2009 by TouchingSkies (5 reviews written)
I disagree with the older comments here.
Other brokers auto receive and send money to and from your debit card & bank account but not Alliance Trust. They will take it but when it comes to sending it back, it's been over two weeks and all I get is polite girls fobbing me off with system down (but not to place a trade...which she couldn't explain)...issue escalated to ombudsman. They also have very limited UK stocks available (they can add them at their discretion).
Very polite accents know how... (read more)
Written on: 02/03/2009 by Dombo (1 review written)
No annual fees (except on Self Select Pension)
No inactivity fees
No hidden charges
£12.50 per on-line trade (I have never used telephone order facility)
Very good service over the years
Easy to use online trading (enter and cancel; no amend)
Trade types: Deal Now, Market, Limit (no stop loss at present Mar 2008)
Add funds via Debit Card
Can view all buys and sells on-line
Withdrawals via cheque only (costing £10) Orders always executed when expected to.
' Trade Now ' can instruct... (read more)
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