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Fidelity International Review

"Fidelity International is one of the most trusted online brokerages in the world, but recent reports suggest that they may be sacrificing customer service for profits." Is Fidelity International putting profits before its customers?

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Fidelity International

Overview

Fidelity International is a leading online brokerage, providing investors with access to global markets and a range of services. Founded in 1969 in the United States by Edward C. Johnson III, Fidelity International has grown to become one of the world’s largest asset managers, with over $2.7 trillion in assets under management. The company serves more than 27 million customers across 25 countries and offers a wide range of products and services, including retirement planning, estate planning, mutual funds, ETFs, stocks, bonds and more.

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Public Opinion

The public opinion of Fidelity International is generally positive. Investors appreciate its wide range of products and services as well as its access to global markets. Customers also praise the company’s competitive fees and its high-quality customer service. On the other hand, some investors are put off by the company’s high fees and limited international coverage.

Newsworthy Events

In 2018, Fidelity International announced that it had launched its first robo-advisor platform in Europe called “Fidelity Digital Assets”. This platform provides access to a range of digital assets such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin. In 2019, Fidelity International received approval from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to launch its “Fidelity Clearing & Execution Services” which provides customers with access to global markets. In 2020, the company announced that it had acquired US-based online investment platform eMoney Advisor which provides financial advice to individuals and businesses.