Compare CITIC Securities vs Eightcap


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

CITIC Securities vs Eightcap
overall rating
4.8
4.2
overall pros
  • Low fees on Chinese markets
  • Easy account opening
  • Excellent research tools
  • Low forex fees
  • Seamless, quick account opening
  • Free deposit and withdrawal
overall cons
  • Limited product selection
  • No demo account
  • Platforms lack important features
  • Slim product selection
  • Limited research and educational tools
fees
4.2
  • Low fees for Chinese stocks
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Higher fees for Hong Kong stocks
4.5
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low forex fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
5.0
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
  • User-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
3.8
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Instant deposit and withdrawal
  • Limited account currency selection
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • No minor currencies 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
3.3
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited order types
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
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
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
markets and products
2.5
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
1.3
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
4.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited set of analytic tools
1.5
  • Strategy Tester for automated trading
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
  • Trading ideas only via paid partnership
customer service
5.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
4.3
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • Couldn't reach phone support
education
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
2.0
  • Demo account
  • Great market analyses and articles
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No educational videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • Regulated by top-tier ASIC
  • No investor protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
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