Compare Questrade vs Tickmill


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

Questrade vs Tickmill
overall rating
4.6
4.5
overall pros
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Solid research tools
  • Superb customer service
  • Low forex fees
  • Fast and easy account opening
  • Free deposit and withdrawal
overall cons
  • Slow account opening for non-Canadians
  • High withdrawal fee for non-Canadians
  • Limited account base currencies
  • Only forex and CFDs
  • Trading platforms with outdated design
  • Basic news feeds
fees
3.8
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees / Free stock trading
  • Low fund fees
  • High margin rates
4.4
  • Low forex fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • Average CFD fees
account opening
3.8
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • User-friendly
  • Minimum deposit is higher than $500
  • Complicated for non-Canadians
5.0
  • Fast
  • Fully digital
  • Low minimum deposit
deposit and withdrawal
2.7
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
  • High fee for wire withdrawals
  • Non-Visa debit card not available
4.5
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Few account base currencies
web trading platform
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good variety of order types
  • Price alerts
  • No clear fee report available
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
2.8
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Order confirmation
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No price alerts
  • Poor design
mobile trading platform
4.8
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good variety of order types
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Good search function
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • No Touch/Face ID login
  • No order confirmation
desktop trading platform
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • No clear fee report available
3.4
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
markets and products
4.2
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • CFD
1.4
  • Forex
  • CFD
research
4.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Live data only available for paid subscription
3.3
  • Autochartist integrated
  • Great analysis written by Tickmill experts
  • Superb economic calendar
  • Poor design of charting tools
  • Limited news feed
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
4.0
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • Available in local languages
  • No 24/7 support
education
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Educational section is hard to navigate
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • Platform videos are not categorized
  • 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
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
recommended for Traders and investors focusing on the Canadian and US markets Forex traders looking for low fees and prefer MetaTrader 4 platform
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