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Written by: Tamás D. Updated: Dec 2022
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Recommended for
  • beginners
Trusted broker
Regulated by top tier financial authorities
Popularity
77 people chose this broker in the last 6 months
BrokerChooser Score
4.2/5

Fidelity International review summary

Fidelity International is a UK stockbroker regulated by the FCA. Fidelity International has low trading and non-trading fees, and there are also no deposit or withdrawal fees. The web and mobile platforms are well-designed and user-friendly, and there are many useful research tools, including expert articles and trading ideas. It is a good choice for beginner investors. On the negative side, the product selection is limited, as only UK stocks, ETFs and mutual funds are available. Also, the minimum deposit is relatively high and you cannot use electronic wallets to fund your account. BrokerChooser gave Fidelity International a 4.2/5 rating based on analyzing 500+ criteria and testing via opening a live account.

Fidelity International is a regulated broker, it is overseen by a top-tier financial regulator in the UK . Fidelity International is also covered by investor protection in selected jurisdictions. We at BrokerChooser always test brokers with real money, including the withdrawal process.

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Fidelity International pros and cons

Pros Cons
Low fund fees and non-trading fees Limited product selection
User-friendly trading platform High minimum deposit
Great research tools Electronic wallets not available

Fidelity International main highlights

🗺️ Country of regulation UK
💰 Trading fees class Average
💰 Inactivity fee charged No
💰 Withdrawal fee amount $0
💰 Minimum deposit $1,360
🕖 Time to open an account 1 day
💳 Deposit with bank card Available
👛 Depositing with electronic wallet Not available
💱 Number of base currencies supported 1
🎮 Demo account provided No
🛍️ Products offered Stock, ETF, Fund, Investment Trusts

Fidelity International review
Fees

3.2
Fidelity International has low fund fees, but stock and ETF trading fees are average. It has low non-trading fees as well: no inactivity or withdrawal fees are charged.
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Account opening

3.5
Fidelity International's account opening process is quick and easy if you can be verified electronically. However, if this fails, you have to send copies of your documents by post.
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Deposit and withdrawal

3.8
Depositing and withdrawing money is easy and free at Fidelity International. However, GBP is the only account currency and electronic wallets are not available.
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Web trading platform

3.7
Fidelity International has a good, user-friendly web platform that is easy to navigate. However, it is not customizable and only limited order types are available.
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Mobile trading platform

4.2
Fidelity International has a great mobile trading platform. It is user-friendly and well-designed, although only limited order types are available and you cannot set price alerts.
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Desktop trading platform

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Markets and products

1.4
Fidelity International has a limited product portfolio, covering only stocks and ETFs traded on the London Stock Exchange. However, there is a good selection of funds available.
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Research

4.0
Fidelity International has a great research section full of useful features and tools, such as trading ideas and fundamental data. However, there aren't any more sophisticated charting tools.
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Customer service

3.9
Fidelity International's customer service is OK. They mostly give useful and relevant answers, but there is no 24/7 availability and live chat is not available.
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Education

2.5
Fidelity International offers a wide range of useful educational materials, like how-to guides and videos, but there is no demo account or webinars provided.
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Safety

Fidelity International is regulated by the top-tier FCA, but the company is not listed on a stock exchange and discloses only limited financial information.
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Author of this review

Tamás Deme

Author of this review

Tamás believes in clear and simple writing that is accessible to everyone. He has almost 20 years of experience as a financial journalist, as well as an editor and proofreader. He previously worked at Interfax news agency and wrote about M&A deals for EMIS DealWatch.

Tamás Deme

Content Editor

Tamás believes in clear and simple writing that is accessible to everyone. He has almost 20 years of experience as a financial journalist, as well as an editor and proofreader. He previously worked at Interfax news agency and wrote about M&A deals for EMIS DealWatch.

Everything you find on BrokerChooser is based on reliable data and unbiased information. We combine our 10+ years finance experience with readers feedback. Read more about our methodology

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