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Comparison Fidelity vs Plus500

A dozen different brokers were comparatively assessed on InvestorGreg.net, and the best online trading brokers were found. Here, we compare Fidelity vs Plus500. Which of them: Fidelity or Plus500 a better online broker?

Firstly, let’s compare commission fees provided by these brokers for regular transactions. Fidelity has a commission fee of $4.95, and Plus500 has a commission fee of from 0.45%. When analyzing trading options, the commission fees of Fidelity is $4.95 + $0.65, and that one of Plus500 is from 2 pips. You can read more detailed information on commission fees in the online broker reviews.

It is important for investors to know what types of online trading broker supports and what tools they can use for trading. Let’s compare them. Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Mutual Funds Trading, Bonds Trading are provided to customers by Fidelity and Stocks Trading, Options Trading, ETFs Trading, Forex Trading, Futures Trading, Crypto Trading are provided by Plus500. Concerning the platforms, Fidelity uses Desktop Platform (Windows), Desktop Platform (MacOS), Web Platform, Android App, iOS App, while Plus500 uses Web Platform, Android App, iOS App.

In conclusion, when comparing the two online brokers, we should pay our attention to the year and country of foundation, the regulatory authorities and ways to withdraw funds. Fidelity was established in 1946 in United States, and it is regulated by SEC, FINRA, FCA (UK). And Plus500 was established in 2008 in Israel, and it is regulated by FCA, CySEC, FSCA, FMA, MAS, ISA, ASIC. We can withdraw funds from Fidelity with the help of Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard, and its withdrawal fee is $10 (Bank Wire). And Plus500 provides the ability to withdraw funds with the help of Bank Wire, Visa/Mastercard, and its withdrawal fee is £0. The time for withdrawal in Fidelity is immediate (Bank Wire), and that one in Plus500 is 1-2 working days.

Overall, Fidelity boasts 4.3 stars versus Plus500 4 stars.

Overall Rating

 
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
 
Fidelity
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education
Plus500
Overall
Products & Fees
Security
Tools
Desktop Experience
Mobile Experience
Banking
Customer Support
Education

Fees

Fees
Stock
ETFs
Options
Mutual Funds
Bonds
Forex Spreads
CFDs
Futures
Metals
Cryptocurrency
Fidelity
Stock
$4.95
ETFs
No Transaction Fee
Options
$4.95 + $0.65
Mutual Funds
No Transaction Fee
Bonds
$14
Forex Spreads
N/A
CFDs
N/A
Futures
N/A
Metals
N/A
Cryptocurrency
N/A
Plus500
Stock
From 0.45%
ETFs
From £0
Options
From 2 pips
Mutual Funds
-
Bonds
-
Forex Spreads
From 0.6 pips
CFDs
From 0.065%
Futures
From 0.03%
Metals
From 0.03%
Cryptocurrency
From 0.47%

Types of trading

Types of trading
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Fidelity
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading
Plus500
Stocks Trading
Options Trading
ETFs Trading
Mutual Funds Trading
Bonds Trading
Forex Trading
Futures Trading
Crypto Trading

Platforms

Platforms
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
Fidelity
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform
Plus500
Desktop Platform (Windows)
Desktop Platform (MacOS)
Web Platform

Tools

Tools
Research & Analysis
Education
Fidelity
Research & Analysis
Education
Plus500
Research & Analysis
Education

Mobile App

Mobile App
Android App
iOS App
Fidelity
Android App
iOS App
Plus500
Android App
iOS App

Deposits

Deposits
Minimum deposit
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
Fidelity
Minimum deposit
$0
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal
Plus500
Minimum deposit
£100
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
PayPal

Withdrawals

Withdrawals
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Withdrawal Fee
Fidelity
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
Immediate (Bank Wire)
Withdrawal Fee
$10 (Bank Wire)
Plus500
Bank Wire
Visa/Mastercard
Withdrawal Time
1-2 working days
Withdrawal Fee
£0

Security & Fairness

Security & Fairness
Сountry of Origin
Year Founded
Regulated By
Fidelity
Сountry of Origin
United States
Year Founded
1946
Regulated By
SEC, FINRA, FCA (UK)
Plus500
Сountry of Origin
Israel
Year Founded
2008
Regulated By
FCA, CySEC, FSCA, FMA, MAS, ISA, ASIC

Customer Service

Customer Service
Phone
Email
Live Chat
 
Fidelity
Phone
Yes
Email
Yes
Live Chat
No
Plus500
Phone
-
Email
Yes
Live Chat
Yes

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