FX & CFD fees
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Keep more of your money with Questrade. Trade currencies, commodities, global stock CFDs and more with low spreads and low commissions.
With Questrade, you get competitive pricing on over 110 currency pairs with target spreads of as low as 0.8 pips under normal market conditions. Keep in mind that the total transaction cost of an FX trade consists of the trading spread you pay, which may vary from the target spread.
List of currency pairs
|Currency pair||Target spread|
Contracts for difference
CFD pricing for commodities and indices is derived from the reference price of the underlying asset. The total transaction cost of a CFD trade consists of the trading spread you pay, which may vary from the target spread. Stock CFDs are priced with a commission and minimum payment.
List of commodity CFDs
|US Natural Gas||0.0016|
|WTI US Crude||0.05|
List of index CFDs
|US Tech 100 NAS||1.5|
|US30 Wall Street||3|
List of stock CFDs
|Canada||1¢/share (min. CAD 9.95)|
|USA||1¢/share (min. USD 9.95)|
|United Kingdom||0.10% of trade value (min. GBP 11.95)|
Full transparency in our fees
Nobody likes surprises especially on their monthly statement. In the interest of being fully transparent and forthcoming with our pricing, we're listing all the fees that you could possibly incur as a Questrade customer. The following fees are based on specific actions you take, so you may never see them but if you do, rest assured we're keeping them low.
You will be charged a rollover cost for any position that remains open after 5 p.m. ET. Rollover costs vary depending on the product you are trading.
CFDs on commodities and indices follow an expiration calendar. CFDs on gold, silver
CFD carrying cost
Overnight positions in Expiring CFDs are subject to a carrying cost. The carrying cost is calculated on the basis of the daily margin requirement and applied when a position is held overnight. The carrying cost varies depending on the CFD, for the cost of a specific CFD call us at 1.866.980.9591.
CFD finance cost
As non-expiring CFDs are margined products, you finance the traded value through an overnight credit/debit charge. This only applies when you hold a non-expiring CFD position overnight. If you open and close a CFD position within the same trading day, you are not subject to overnight financing. The credit/debit charge varies depending on the CFD, for the cost of a specific CFD call us at 1.866.980.9591.
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Get answers to our frequently asked questions
What is a spread?
A spread is the difference between the bid (price someone is willing to buy at) and the ask (price someone is willing to sell at).
Are there any inactivity fees when trading FX & CFDs?
No, there are no inactivity fees on FX and CFD accounts.
Does Questrade trade against me?
Questrade is a non-market marker trading FX and CFDs. While other brokers trade against your positions to generate a profit, we will never do that.