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The Questrade API allows developers to create their own fully featured trading and analytical applications trough their brokerate account.

GET markets

Retrieves information about supported markets.

Request parameters

No parameters.

Response properties
PropertyTypeDescription
markets
Complex
List of Quote records.
Market
Complex
 
name
String
Market name.
tradingVenues
Complex
List of trading venue codes.
code
Enumeration
Order execution venue code.
defaultTradingVenue
Enumeration
Default trading venue code.
primaryOrderRoutes
Complex
List of primary order route codes.
code
Enumeration
Order route code.
secondaryOrderRoutes
Complex
List of secondary order route codes.
code
Enumeration
Order route code.
level1Feeds
Complex
List of level 1 market data feed codes.
code
Enumeration
Level 1 market data feed code.
level2Feeds
Complex
List of level 2 market data feed codes.
code
Enumeration
Level 2 market data feed code.
extendedStartTime
DateTime
Pre-market opening time for current trading date.
startTime
DateTime
Regular market opening time for current trading date.
endTime
DateTime
Regular market closing time for current trading date.
extendedEndTime
DateTime
Extended market closing time for current trading date.
currency
Enumeration
Currency code (ISO format).
snapQuotesLimit
Integer
Number of snap quotes that the user can retrieve from a market.

Sample request

        
GET https://api01.iq.questrade.com/v1/markets

Sample JSON response

        
{
   "markets": [
	{
		"name": "TSX",
		"tradingVenues": [
			"TSX",
			"ALPH",
			"CHIC",
			"OMGA",
  		    "PURE"
                    ]
		"defaultTradingVenue": "AUTO",
		"primaryOrderRoutes": [
			"AUTO"
		],
		"secondaryOrderRoutes": [
			"TSX",
		    "AUTO" 
		],
		"level1Feeds": [
			"ALPH",
			"CHIC",
			"OMGA",
			"PURE",
		    "TSX"
		],
		"extendedStartTime": "2014-10-06T07:00:00.000000-04:00",
		"startTime": "2014-10-06T09:30:00.000000-04:00",
		"endTime": "2014-10-06T16:00:00.000000-04:00",
		"currency": "CAD",
		"snapQuotesLimit": 99999
	   },
		...
      ]
}

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