Compare CITIC Securities vs Fidelity International


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

CITIC Securities vs Fidelity International
overall rating
4.8
4.4
overall pros
  • Low fees on Chinese markets
  • Easy account opening
  • Excellent research tools
  • Low fund fees and non-trading fees
  • User-friendly trading platform
  • Great research tools
overall cons
  • Limited product selection
  • No demo account
  • Platforms lack important features
  • Limited product selection
  • High minimum deposit
  • Electronic wallets not available
fees
4.2
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low fees for Chinese stocks
  • Higher fees for Hong Kong stocks
4.0
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • Average stock and ETF fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
3.0
  • Fast
  • User-friendly
  • Fully online for most clients
  • Minimum deposit is higher than $500
  • Only for UK residents
  • Offline account opening for clients who cannot be verified electronically
deposit and withdrawal
3.8
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Instant deposit and withdrawal
  • Limited account currency selection
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Electronic wallets 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
3.7
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Limited order types
  • No price alerts
mobile trading platform
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited order types
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Limited order types
  • 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
1.4
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Investment Trusts
research
4.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited set of analytic tools
4.0
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Only basic charting and analytics tools
customer service
5.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
3.9
  • 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
  • No demo account
  • No webinars
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • High level of investor protection
  • All clients belong to a top-tier financial regulator
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Investors and traders looking for assets in China, Japan, and Southeast Asia markets Beginners and long-term investors focusing on the UK market
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