Compare Questrade vs Vantage FX


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

Questrade vs Vantage FX
overall rating
4.6
4.3
overall pros
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Solid research tools
  • Superb customer service
  • Low fees
  • Super fast account opening
  • Seamless deposit and withdrawal
overall cons
  • Slow account opening for non-Canadians
  • High withdrawal fee for non-Canadians
  • Limited account base currencies
  • Limited product selection
  • Customer service could be improved
  • No investor protection
fees
3.7
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • Low fund fees
  • High options fees
  • High CFD fees
  • High margin rates
4.1
  • Low forex fees
  • Low stock index CFD fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • High financing rate
  • High stock 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
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Slow withdrawal - over 3 days
  • High fee for wire withdrawals
4.5
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • No deposit fee
  • Quick deposit and withdrawal
  • International bank withdrawals (after the first one in each month) have a high fee
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
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No price alerts
  • 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
markets and products
4.2
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • CFD
1.6
  • Forex
  • CFD
  • Crypto
research
4.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Live data only available for paid subscription
4.3
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • User-friendly
  • Limited interactive charting
  • Most tools are available only with $1,000 minimum account balance
customer service
4.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
2.8
  • Live chat available
  • Relevant answers on the phone
  • No 24/7 support
  • Mediocre email support
education
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Educational section is hard to navigate
4.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No webinars
  • 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
  • Negative balance protection
  • No investor 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 and CFD traders familiar with the MetaTrader trading platforms
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