FxPro vs Qtrade Direct Investing compared

Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how FxPro stacks up against Qtrade Direct Investing!

FxPro
Qtrade Direct Investing
79.27% of retail CFD accounts lose money

Last update of dataDec 2022

FxPro

FxPro is an international CFD and forex broker, regulated by the UK FCA, CySEC of Cyprus and the SCB at the Bahamas. It is also licensed by South Africa's FSCA.

Recommended for forex and CFD traders looking for a broker with great account opening and familiar with MetaTrader platform.

Qtrade Direct Investing

Qtrade is a Canadian stockbroker regulated by the top-tier IIROC.

Recommended for investors, including beginners, who focus on the Canadian and US markets.

FxPro's service is on par with Qtrade Direct Investing's and a comparison of their fees shows that FxPro's fees are slightly lower than Qtrade Direct Investing's.

Account opening takes somewhat less effort at FxPro compared to Qtrade Direct Investing, deposit and withdrawal processes are more seamless at FxPro, while customer service quality is much better than Qtrade Direct Investing's.

Our experts rated the trading platform of FxPro as somewhat better than the platform of Qtrade Direct Investing, found that clients have access to slightly less markets and products with FxPro, while Qtrade Direct Investing provides less useful research and education.

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Basic data of broker

Overall Score
4.2

Recommended for Forex and CFD traders looking for a broker with great account opening and familiar with MetaTrader platform

Overall Score
4.2

Recommended for Investors, including beginners, who focus on the Canadian and US markets

Country of origin

Cyprus

Country of origin

Canada

Fees

Fees score
3.8
Fees score
3.3
Fees summary

Average trading and non-trading fees, high CFD fees

Fees summary

Low trading and non-trading fees

Stock and ETF fees

Forex fees

Fund fees

Bond fees

Options fees

Futures fees

Crypto fees

CFD fees

Non-trading fees

Deposit and withdrawal

Deposit and withdrawal score
4.5
Deposit and withdrawal score
3.0
Number of base currencies

8

Number of base currencies

2

Deposit type

Withdrawal type

Account opening

Account opening score
5.0
Account opening score
4.2
Account opening fully online
Account opening fully online
Minimum deposit
*

$100

*
Minimum deposit
*

$0

*
Time to open account

1 day

Time to open account

1-3 days

Required documents

Proof of identity: passport / driver's license Proof of residency: bank statement / utility bill

Required documents

Social Insurance Number, Government ID, Proof of Income, Investment e-Statements

Trading platform

Web platform score
2.8
Web platform score
3.5
Mobile platform score
4.3
Mobile platform score
3.0
Desktop platform score
3.4
Desktop platform score
-

Markets and products

Markets and products score
2.1
Markets and products score
2.9
Stocks
Stocks
Fractional shares
Fractional shares
ETFs
ETFs
Forex
Forex
Funds
Funds
Bonds
Bonds
Options
Options
Futures
Futures
Crypto
*
*
Crypto
CFDs
CFDs
CFD disclaimer

Disclaimer: 79.27% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Research, education

Research score
4.5
Research score
3.0
Charting quality

Mid-range

Charting quality

Poor

Education score
4.0
Education score
4.0
Demo account
Demo account

Customer service

Customer service score
5.0
Customer service score
2.3
Phone
Phone
Live chat
Live chat
Email
Email
24/7 availability
24/7 availability

Security

Investor protection amount

£85,000 for cliens under FCA, €20,000 under CySEC, no protection under Bahamas

Investor protection amount

CAD 1 million

Banking background
Banking background
Listed on stock exchange
Listed on stock exchange
Foundation date

2006

Foundation date

2000

Country of regulation

Cyprus, UK, Bahamas, South Africa

Country of regulation

Canada

FxPro

For detailed information and hands-on experience, read our review of this broker.

Qtrade Direct Investing

For detailed information and hands-on experience, read our review of this broker.

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