Popular Account Types.

Think of them as clean slates for your future as yet unwritten. 

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Trade stocks through a simple cash account or use leverage with a margin account. For more advanced traders, short selling and options trading are available with a margin account.


A straightforward, low-cost, investment and trading account. Cash accounts available:

  • Individual
  • Society
  • Joint
  • Religious organization
  • Trust
  • Investment club
  • Estates
  • Company


  • Buy and sell stocks, ETFs, corporate and government bonds, mutual funds and a range of other investments
  • Qtrade makes finding investment ideas easy with analyst recommendations, investment research and screeners


Using the securities you own as collateral, you can borrow money from us to purchase further securities.

  • Choose a simple margin account or add options trading and/or short-selling capabilities
  • Low trading commissions
  • Canadian and U.S. dollar denominated accounts
  • Options including spreads and uncovered writing


  • Use leverage to increase your potential returns
  • Borrow at competitive rates
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