Compare Fidelity International vs Questrade


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Fidelity International stacks up against Questrade!

Fidelity International vs Questrade
overall rating
4.4
4.6
overall pros
  • Low fund fees and non-trading fees
  • User-friendly trading platform
  • Great research tools
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Solid research tools
  • Superb customer service
overall cons
  • Limited product selection
  • High minimum deposit
  • Electronic wallets not available
  • Slow account opening for non-Canadians
  • High withdrawal fee for non-Canadians
  • Limited account base currencies
fees
4.0
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • Average stock and ETF fees
3.7
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Low fund fees
  • High options fees
  • High CFD fees
  • High margin rates
account opening
3.0
  • Fast
  • User-friendly
  • Fully online for most clients
  • Minimum deposit is higher than $500
  • Only for UK residents
  • Offline account opening for clients who cannot be verified electronically
3.8
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • User-friendly
  • Minimum deposit is higher than $500
  • Complicated for non-Canadians
deposit and withdrawal
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Electronic wallets not available
2.7
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
  • High fee for wire withdrawals
web trading platform
3.7
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Limited order types
  • No price alerts
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good variety of order types
  • Price alerts
  • No clear fee report available
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
4.2
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Limited order types
  • No price alerts
4.8
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good variety of order types
desktop trading platform
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • No clear fee report available
markets and products
1.4
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Investment Trusts
4.2
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • CFD
research
4.0
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Only basic charting and analytics tools
4.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Live data only available for paid subscription
customer service
3.9
  • Phone support
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
education
2.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • No webinars
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Educational section is hard to navigate
  • High level of investor protection
  • All clients belong to a top-tier financial regulator
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • CAD 10 million per account additional insurance
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Beginners and long-term investors focusing on the UK market Traders and investors focusing on the Canadian and US markets
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