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US brokerages' race to zero fees points to a bigger war to come

Fidelity cut its commissions to trade stocks and exchange-traded funds to US$4.95 from US$7.95 a trade for its retail brokerage clients.

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FIDELITY Investments Inc and Charles Schwab Corp made moves in quick succession on Tuesday to slash trade commissions, accelerating the race to zero fees and foreshadowing a more important battle to win clients for potentially more lucrative services.

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