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Charles Stanley Direct Review

Charles Stanley Direct is one of the most expensive online brokerages on the market, but their lack of customer service leaves much to be desired. How can a company justify charging so much for such an inadequate service?

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Overview of Charles Stanley Direct

Charles Stanley Direct is an online broker founded in 2013 by financial services company Charles Stanley Group. It provides a range of services, including stockbroking accounts, ISAs, trading on international markets, and more. Charles Stanley Direct also offers a number of products designed to help investors manage their portfolios and make informed decisions.

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Public Opinion on Charles Stanley Direct

Overall, public opinion on Charles Stanley Direct is positive. Many customers have commented that the customer service is excellent and that the fees are competitive. Others have praised the wide range of investment products and services, as well as the range of tools available to investors. However, some customers have complained that there is no telephone support or live chat, and that the platform is not available to residents in certain countries.

Newsworthy Events Around Charles Stanley Direct

In 2019, Charles Stanley Direct was awarded 'Best Stockbroker' at the Moneyfacts Awards. In 2020, it was awarded 'Best Online Broker' at the Professional Adviser Awards. In 2021, it was awarded 'Best Investment Platform' at the Shares Awards. In 2021, it was also granted a licence by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to operate a ‘Multilateral Trading Facility’, allowing customers to trade securities on multiple markets.