Stock trading platforms

Compare the leading stock trading platforms for Canadians.

By   |   Updated 6th May 2021

Comparing stock trading platforms

Wealthsimple Trade

Brokerage Fee

$0.00

Tradable Assets

ETFs, Cryptocurrencies

Tradable Indices

NYSE, Nasdaq, TSX

Signup Bonus

N/A

Highlights

  • Commission-free stock trading. Wealthsimple invests your money across the entire stock market using Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).
  • Manage your accounts from anywhere with an award-winning website and mobile app.
  • Get on track with a Wealthsimple Portfolio Review.
Questrade

Brokerage Fee

$0.01

Tradable Assets

Stocks, ETFs, Options, FOREX, CFDs, Mutual Funds, Bonds, Metals

Tradable Indices

TSX and 14+ global markets including Hong Kong, London and Australian markets

Signup Bonus

N/A

Highlights

  • Low commissions.
  • Fewer fees and transparent pricing.
  • Regulated by IIROC AND CIPF.
Qtrade Investor

Brokerage Fee

$8.75

Tradable Assets

Equities, Options, ETFs, Mutual Funds, Fixed income and Exchange-traded debentures

Tradable Indices

TSX, NYSE, Nasdaq

Signup Bonus

N/A

Highlights

  • Low trading commissions, easy-to-use platforms and wide selection of investment options.
  • Get clear and competitive pricing.
  • Exceptional client service.
Scotia iTrade

Brokerage Fee

N/A

Tradable Assets

Equities, ETFs, Mutual Funds, Options, Bonds, New Issues, GICs

Tradable Indices

TSX, NYSE, Nasdaq

Signup Bonus

N/A

Highlights

  • Experience trading with one of the lowest commission structures in the industry.
  • Manage your investments from your computer or mobile device.
  • Analyst resources, technical analysis, and investing ideas are available at your fingertips to empower you to direct invest.
Interactive Brokers

Brokerage Fee

N/A

Tradable Assets

Stocks, ETFs, Warrants, Options, Futures, Spot Currencies, Metals, Fixed Income, Mutual Funds

Tradable Indices

TSX, NYSE, Nasdaq and 130+ markets worldwide

Signup Bonus

N/A

Highlights

  • Offers low trading and financing costs.
  • Invest globally in stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds and funds from a single integrated account.
  • Get ahead with Interactive Brokers' trading platforms, tools, order types and comprehensive reporting.