Compare CITIC Securities vs DEGIRO


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how CITIC Securities stacks up against DEGIRO!

CITIC Securities vs DEGIRO
overall rating
4.8
4.9
overall pros
  • Low fees on Chinese markets
  • Easy account opening
  • Excellent research tools
  • One of the lowest fees on the market
  • Regulated by multiple top-tier authorities
  • Easy-to-use web and mobile platform
overall cons
  • Limited product selection
  • No demo account
  • Platforms lack important features
  • Forex not available
  • Limited research tools
  • No credit/debit card deposit
fees
4.2
  • Low fees for Chinese stocks
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Higher fees for Hong Kong stocks
4.7
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees / Free stock trading
  • Higher trading fees for Asian and smaller European stock exchanges
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
3.8
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Instant deposit and withdrawal
  • Limited account currency selection
3.3
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
web trading platform
3.2
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Limited order types
4.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited order types
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Touch/Face ID login
  • No price alerts
desktop trading platform
3.0
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good search function
  • Limited order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Interface is a bit complex
markets and products
2.5
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
3.5
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Crypto
research
4.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited set of analytic tools
2.3
  • Good interactive chart
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • No trading ideas
customer service
5.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
3.8
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
2.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • DEGIRO doesn't have a demo account
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Banking background by joining flatex Bank AG
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