Optimus Futures vs Fidelity

Optimus Futures vs Fidelity Comparison Table 2024
Optimus Futures Fidelity
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Optimus Futures is #35 in our broker rankings.

3.5

Fidelity is #35 in our broker rankings.

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Optimus Futures is an introducing broker partnering with numerous FCM services. It offers hundred of global assets across 40+ trading platforms.

Fidelity is a popular financial services firm that provides investment accounts and pensions with access to thousands of stocks, ETFs and mutual funds to clients based in the US, Europe and Asia. Fees vary by asset and account country, but are generally competitive, with zero-commission trading available on US stocks.

Bonus Offer
None
Comment by Reviewer
"Fidelity is a great match for long-term investors who want an affordable platform to build their pension or investment portfolios. The SEC and FCA oversight are also good signs that the brokerage is regulated and trustworthy."
Pros
  • Excellent list of stocks and funds to choose from
  • Very competitive pricing compared to largest rivals
  • Good list of account types to suit various types of investor
  • Uninvested cash is automatically put into a money market fund
  • Trusted global brand with strong regulation from SEC & FCA
  • Tax-efficient vehicles are available including ISAs
Cons
  • No forex or CFD trading
  • There is no demo account
  • Less suitable for short-term day trading
  • Presentation of data is overly complicated
  • No trading platform for non-US clients
  • The $1000 minimum deposit for international clients is high
Awards
  • Boring Money Best Buy 2021 – Pension
  • Boring Money Best for Beginners Pension 2021
  • Boring Money Best for Beginners ISA 2021
  • Boring Money Best for Low - Cost Pension 2021
  • Online Personal Wealth Awards - Best Retirement Adviser 2021
  • Shares Awards 2020 - Best Execution-Only Stockbroker of the Year
Instruments
Futures, options ETFs, Mutual Funds, ISAs, Pensions, Stocks, Indices
Demo Account
Yes No
Minimum Deposit
$500 $0
Trading Platforms
  • MT4
  • MT5
  • Own
Payment Methods
Minimum Trade
Variable £25
Regulator
CFTC, NFA FCA, SEC
Margin Trading
Yes No
STP Account
No No
ECN Account
No No
DMA Account
No No
MAM Account
No No
PAMM Account
No No
LAMM Account
No No
Demat Account
No No
AI / Machine Learning
No No
Robo Advisor
No Yes
Negative Balance Protection
No No
Market Maker
No No
P2P Trading
No No
Spot Trading
Yes No
Mobile Apps
Yes (iOS & Android) Fil Mobile App
Auto Trading
Expert Advisors (EAs) on MetaTrader
Copy Trading
Yes No
Copy Trading Platform
Copy trading services are available across some of the broker's extensive range of platforms.
Social Trading
No No
Trade Signals
None None
VPS Hosting
No No
Tournaments
No No
Demo Competitions
No No
Ethical Investing
No No
Custodial Account
No Yes
Guaranteed Stop Loss
No No
Islamic Account
No No
Account Currencies
  • USD
  • EUR
  • GBP
  • USD
  • GBP
Stock Exchanges
Commodities
Forex Trading
Offers 80+ spot forex pairs to US traders, plus futures from multiple global exchanges, including ICE, ASX and Eurex Forex trading not offered
GBPUSD Spread
Variable
EURUSD Spread
Variable
EURGBP Spread
Variable
Assets
Varies with provider
Cryptocurrency
Optimus Futures offer micro Bitcoin futures with competitive rates. Crypto trading not offered
Spread
Variable
Coins
  • BTC
Crypto Lending
No No
Crypto Mining
No No
Crypto Staking
No No
Auto Market Maker
No No
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