Compare Fidelity International vs IG


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

Fidelity International vs IG
overall rating
4.4
4.6
overall pros
  • Low fund fees and non-trading fees
  • User-friendly trading platform
  • Great research tools
  • First-class web trading platform
  • Superb educational tools
  • Great deposit and withdrawal options
overall cons
  • Limited product selection
  • High minimum deposit
  • Electronic wallets not available
  • High stock CFD fees
  • Limited product portfolio
  • Slow customer support
fees
4.1
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • Average stock and ETF fees
3.4
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Low stock index CFD trading fees
  • High stock CFD trading fees
account opening
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
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
  • No minimum deposit for bank transfer
  • Slower account opening
deposit and withdrawal
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Electronic wallets not available
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
web trading platform
3.7
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Limited order types
  • No price alerts
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
mobile trading platform
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Limited order types
  • No price alerts
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Touch/Face ID login
desktop trading platform
markets and products
1.4
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Investment Trusts
3.5
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Options
  • CFD
  • Crypto
  • Stocks in some countries
  • Robo-advisory in UK
  • IPOs
research
4.0
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Only basic charting and analytics tools
3.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • User-friendly
  • No fundamental data available
customer service
3.9
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
3.6
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
  • Live chat is often offline
education
2.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • No webinars
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • 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
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
recommended for Beginners and long-term investors focusing on the UK market Traders of any experience level looking for an easy-to-use trading platform
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