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A broker-crushing battle is coming to Britain. Robinhood, the Silicon Valley app for stock trading, started a price war in the US brokerage industry. The same thing could be happening in the UK, as trading apps like Freetrade abandon commissions and ramp up competition.

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  • The UK market for retail stock trading is much smaller than the one in the US. But if these apps are successful at making investing quick and easy and fair, they could pull in a new generation of stock buyers and sellers, while also putting pressure on Britain’s old school stock brokers. Either way a

    The UK market for retail stock trading is much smaller than the one in the US. But if these apps are successful at making investing quick and easy and fair, they could pull in a new generation of stock buyers and sellers, while also putting pressure on Britain’s old school stock brokers. Either way a price war seems highly possible.