Compare CITIC Securities vs Oanda


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

CITIC Securities vs Oanda
overall rating
4.8
4.7
overall pros
  • Low fees on Chinese markets
  • Easy account opening
  • Excellent research tools
  • Great trading platforms
  • Outstanding research tools
  • Fast and user-friendly account opening
overall cons
  • Limited product selection
  • No demo account
  • Platforms lack important features
  • Only FX and CFD available
  • No stock exchange listing and banking background
  • Customer support is not 24/7
fees
4.2
  • Low fees for Chinese stocks
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Higher fees for Hong Kong stocks
4.3
  • Low forex fees
  • First credit/debit card withdrawal per month is free
  • Average CFD fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
3.8
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Instant deposit and withdrawal
  • Limited account currency selection
4.2
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • High withdrawal fee for bank transfers and PayPal
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
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • 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
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • 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
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • No price alerts
markets and products
2.5
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
1.6
  • Forex
  • CFD
research
4.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited set of analytic tools
4.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Great API
  • No trading ideas
  • Research tools are poorly organized
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
4.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Materials are not well-organized
  • 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
  • Negative balance protection
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Investors and traders looking for assets in China and Hong Kong markets Forex traders who value a user-friendly platform and great research tools
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