Self-Directed
Investing

Whether you’re an active trader or just starting out, you can take control of your portfolio with Questrade Self-Directed Investing.

Build your own investment portfolio for less

Don’t let high costs eat into your returns. Trade online with Canada’s low-cost leader1 and enjoy low commissions on a huge variety of investment products.

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  • No account opening or closing fees

  • No annual RRSP or TFSA account fees

  • Low commissions

  • Free to buy ETFs

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Accounts for every goal

Long term. Short term. Both—or anything in between. No matter what your investing goals are, Questrade has the accounts to help you get there, confidently.

Investment products for everyone

Build the perfect asset mix for your goals. Trade in North American markets for stocks, options, ETFs, mutual funds, precious metals, bonds and GICs. You can also trade in the global markets for FX and CFDs.

Make your money work harder. Enjoy some of Canada’s lowest commissions.

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Free, fast and fully customizable platforms

Take advantage of innovative, intuitive and easy-to-use trading platforms to build your portfolio.

Tools for smart and confident decisions

Take advantage of powerful tools that help you discover investment ideas, monitor the market and track your investments.

Start investing confidently

Ready to open an account and take charge of your financial future? It's easy. Get set up in minutes.

Consider adding Questwealth Portfolios

Receive a pre-built portfolio made for your investment goals, designed and managed by our team of experts.

Get answers to our frequently asked questions

How do you keep your managed fees so low?

By bringing investing online, we reduce overhead and fees, and pass the savings onto you.

What is the difference between Self-directed and Managed?

With self-directed investing, you're managing the investments yourself. With Portfolio IQ, your investments are managed by our team of experts.

How do I start purchasing investment products?

Once your account is open and has $1,000 in it, you can start trading on the trading platforms.

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