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International Stock Trading

Invest in international companies that may offer significant growth potential, while gaining both geographical and currency diversification.

What you can do

  • Trade in 25 countries with the flexibility to settle in either U.S. dollars or the local currency.
  • Exchange between 16 different currencies, offering you the potential to capitalize on foreign exchange fluctuations.
  • Trade domestic and international stocks in a single account.
  • Access real-time market data to trade around the world and around the clock.
  • Research international stocks with timely pricing information, news, independent research, and advanced charting.
  • Speak with dedicated international trading specialists.

All nonretirement brokerage accounts are eligible to add the international stock trading feature.

Markets

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom

Currencies

  • Australian dollar (AUD)
  • British pound (GBP)
  • Canadian dollar (CAD)
  • Danish krone (DKK)
  • Euro (EUR)
  • Hong Kong dollar (HKD)
  • Japanese yen (JPY)
  • Mexican peso (MXN)
  • New Zealand dollar (NZD)
  • Norwegian krone (NOK)
  • Polish zloty (PLN)
  • Singapore dollar (SGD)
  • South African rand (ZAR)
  • Swedish krona (SEK)
  • Swiss franc (CHF)
  • U.S. dollar (USD)

Note: The euro is the local currency for the following markets: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain.

Get more details

Visit stock FAQs: international stock trading to learn more about:

  • International stock commissions, currency exchange fees, and other price requirements.
  • Finding stock symbols and getting a quote.
  • How to place an order.
  • Board lots and tick sizes for the various exchanges.
  • Managing your account.

Questions?

Call an international trading specialist.

Other ways to invest internationally

Real-time international market data is only available to qualified non-professional users as defined in the NASDAQ User Agreement for Real-Time Quotes (PDF).

Foreign investments involve greater risks than U.S. investments, including political and economic risks and the risk of currency fluctuations, all of which may be magnified in emerging markets.

The risk of loss in trading foreign currency can be substantial and may be magnified if trading on margin. Customers should therefore carefully consider whether such trading is suitable for them in light of their financial condition, risk tolerance and understanding of foreign markets. These risks include foreign currency risk and liquidation risk.

Currency exchanges are completed on behalf of Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC by Fidelity FOREX, Inc., a Fidelity affiliate and may include a mark-up. More favorable exchange rates may be available through third parties not affiliated with Fidelity.
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