Compare Fidelity International vs Plus500


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Fidelity International stacks up against Plus500!

Fidelity International vs Plus500
overall rating
4.4
4.3
overall pros
  • Low fund fees and non-trading fees
  • User-friendly trading platform
  • Great research tools
  • Easy-to-use platform
  • Low CFD fees
  • Great account opening
overall cons
  • Limited product selection
  • High minimum deposit
  • Electronic wallets not available
  • Limited product range, only CFDs
  • Minimal research tools
  • Mediocre educational section
fees
4.0
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • Average stock and ETF fees
2.9
  • Low trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • Inactivity fee
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
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Electronic wallets not available
5.0
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Five withdrawals per month free
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
4.4
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Limited order types
  • No price alerts
4.9
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
desktop trading platform
markets and products
1.4
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Investment Trusts
1.9
  • CFD
research
4.0
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Only basic charting and analytics tools
2.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • User-friendly
  • No trading ideas
  • No fundamental data available
  • No/poor quality news flow
customer service
3.9
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
5.0
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • 24/7 availability
  • No phone support
education
2.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • No webinars
2.5
  • Demo account
  • Educational videos
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No webinars
  • No educational articles
  • 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
  • Listed on stock exchange
  • Negative balance protection
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • Does not hold a banking license
recommended for Beginners and long-term investors focusing on the UK market Experienced traders looking for an easy-to-use platform and a great user experience
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