Compare City Index vs Fidelity International


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

City Index vs Fidelity International
overall rating
4.6
4.4
overall pros
  • Low fees for forex
  • Fast and smooth account opening
  • Diverse research tools
  • Low fund fees and non-trading fees
  • User-friendly trading platform
  • Great research tools
overall cons
  • Limited product portfolio
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Non-user-friendly desktop platform
  • Limited product selection
  • High minimum deposit
  • Electronic wallets not available
fees
3.8
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee
  • High stock CFD fees
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
4.3
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Problem with credit card withdrawal
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Electronic wallets not available
web trading platform
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
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
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
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 variety of order types
  • Not user-friendly
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Outdated design
markets and products
2.0
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
1.4
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Investment Trusts
research
4.3
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Quality news flow
  • No fundamental data available
4.0
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Only basic charting and analytics tools
customer service
4.0
  • Live chat
  • Great phone support
  • No 24/7 support
  • Slow email support
3.9
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
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
  • Negative balance protection
  • 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 Forex and CFD traders looking for low forex fees and great research tools Beginners and long-term investors focusing on the UK market
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