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International Investments

Diversify your portfolio by buying stocks, ETFs, and mutual funds with exposure to foreign markets. Trade on U.S. and international exchanges in a single account.

International stock trading

Trade in 25 countries and exchange between 16 currencies.

Settle trades in U.S. dollars or the local currency.

Get international research, including news, advanced charting, and reports from independent experts.

Add as a feature to all nonretirement brokerage accounts.

Sign up for international stock trading.

Speak to an international stock trading specialist: 800-544-2976.

Other investments with international exposure

Depository receipts
Buy securities of foreign companies listed on U.S. exchanges without the inconvenience of cross-border and currency transactions.

Stock screener: depository receipts
Start a screen for depository receipts and then refine your criteria to view results.

An ETF represents an interest in a portfolio of securities that often seeks to track an underlying benchmark or index and can be traded intraday like stocks.

Through Fidelity, you have access to a wide range of ETFs that focus on different regions around the world, including 30 international iShares® ETFs which you can purchase online commission-free.*

Look for ETFs by region or country.

International mutual funds
Easily diversify your portfolio geographically by buying these pooled investments that are specific to emerging or developing economies.

Invest in both stock and bond funds internationally. There are over 1,400 Fidelity and non-Fidelity international funds available.

Look for international equity funds.

Look for international bond funds.

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Research international markets. Get timely insights into markets and sectors worldwide with news and research from independent sources.


Call an international trading specialist.

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*Free commission offer applies to online purchases of Fidelity ETFs and select iShares ETFs in a Fidelity brokerage account. Fidelity accounts may require minimum balances. The sale of ETFs is subject to an activity assessment fee (of between $0.01 to $0.03 per $1,000 of principal). iShares ETFs and Fidelity ETFs are subject to a short-term trading fee by Fidelity if held less than 30 days.

ETFs are subject to market fluctuation and the risks of their underlying investments. ETFs are subject to management fees and other expenses. Unlike mutual funds, ETF shares are bought and sold at market price, which may be higher or lower than their NAV, and are not individually redeemed from the fund.

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.

Please see the international trading supplement (PDF) for more information.

For iShares ETFs, Fidelity receives compensation from the ETF sponsor and/or its affiliates in connection with an exclusive long-term marketing program that includes promotion of iShares ETFs and inclusion of iShares funds in certain FBS platforms and investment programs. Additional information about the sources, amounts, and terms of compensation can be found in the ETF’s prospectus and related documents. Fidelity may add or waive commissions on ETFs without prior notice. BlackRock and iShares are registered trademarks of BlackRock Inc., and its affiliates.

Before investing, consider the funds' investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses. Contact Fidelity for a prospectus or, if available, a summary prospectus containing this information.  Read it carefully.