Compare CITIC Securities vs FXTM


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

CITIC Securities vs FXTM
overall rating
4.8
4.3
overall pros
  • Low fees on Chinese markets
  • Easy account opening
  • Excellent research tools
  • Superb customer service
  • Great educational tools
  • Digital and fast account opening
overall cons
  • Limited product selection
  • No demo account
  • Platforms lack important features
  • High CFD fees
  • Inactivity and withdrawal fees
  • Limited product portfolio
fees
4.2
  • Low fees for Chinese stocks
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Higher fees for Hong Kong stocks
3.4
  • Low forex fees
  • Low financing rate
  • Withdrawal fee
  • Average CFD fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • User-friendly
deposit and withdrawal
3.8
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Instant deposit and withdrawal
  • Limited account currency selection
3.7
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Quick deposit and withdrawal - within 3 days
  • Most of the withdrawal options have a fee
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
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • Poor design
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
  • No order confirmation
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
2.5
  • Stock
  • Forex
  • CFD
research
4.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited set of analytic tools
3.8
  • Quality news flow
  • User-friendly
  • Technical analysis-based trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
customer service
5.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
education
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • Negative balance protection
  • Regulated by top-tier FCA
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is not publicly available
recommended for Investors and traders looking for assets in China and Hong Kong markets Forex traders familiar with the MetaTrader platform
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