Compare CITIC Securities vs XM


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

CITIC Securities vs XM
overall rating
4.8
4.5
overall pros
  • Low fees on Chinese markets
  • Easy account opening
  • Excellent research tools
  • Low stock CFD and withdrawal fees
  • Easy and fast account opening
  • Great educational tools
overall cons
  • Limited product selection
  • No demo account
  • Platforms lack important features
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Average forex and stock index CFD fees
  • No investor protection for non-EU clients
fees
4.2
  • Low fees for Chinese stocks
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Higher fees for Hong Kong stocks
3.8
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Low stock CFD fees
  • Inactivity fee
  • Average FX fees
account opening
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
3.8
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Instant deposit and withdrawal
  • Limited account currency selection
5.0
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Several account base currencies
  • Free wire withdrawal above $200
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
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
  • Outdated design
  • Search function could be better
markets and products
2.5
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
2.5
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Real stocks for clients under Belize (IFSC)
research
4.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited set of analytic tools
4.4
  • Trading ideas
  • Quality news flow
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
customer service
5.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
4.0
  • 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
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • Negative balance protection
  • Regulated by the top-tier ASIC
  • 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 and CFD traders who prefer MetaTrader platforms and seek great account opening
×