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Rakuten Securities Review

"Rakuten Securities has been making headlines lately due to its innovative trading technology, but it may not be the best choice for all traders - despite its recent successes!" Can Rakuten Securities really deliver on its promises to make you a successful trader?

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Rakuten Securities Overview

Rakuten Securities, Inc. is an online brokerage firm founded in 1999 by Rakuten Inc., a Japanese e-commerce giant. Rakuten Securities has become one of the largest online brokers in Japan, with over 2.6 million customers, and offers stock trading, foreign exchange and other financial services to its customers. The company is regulated by the Japanese Financial Services Agency and is a member of the Japan Securities Dealers Association.



Public Opinion

Rakuten Securities has generally received positive reviews from its customers. Many customers have praised the company for its reliable platform and competitive fees. Others have noted that the customer service team is helpful and responsive. However, some customers have complained about the lack of access to stocks outside of Japan and the lack of research tools and educational resources.


In 2018, Rakuten Securities launched a new mobile app for stock trading in Japan. The app has been praised by users for its user-friendly design and ease of use. In 2019, Rakuten Securities also launched a new foreign exchange trading platform. In 2020, the company announced plans to open a branch office in Singapore as part of its international expansion plans.