Practice accounts

Experience the power of trading without the risk using our powerful web practice accounts. The free trials of the platforms are funded with virtual cash balances of CAD $500,000 and USD $500,000 and are valid for two weeks.

Each practice account includes:

  • Full access to our practice trading environment
  • Support for two account types: margin and RRSP with USD $500,000 and CAD $500,000 cash balances
  • Previous-day market data with real-time streaming quotes
  • Level 1 and level 2 quotes, as well as time and sales market data
  • Ability to trade stocks and single options
  • Familiar order entry actions such as buy, sell, order type, limit price, etc.
  • Simulated order executions, including order validation, short order fills, and synthetic order fills
  • Historical data feed
  • Charts that are dynamically updated
  • Option to reset all created positions, cash balances, executions, and activity
  • Feedback reporting tool
  • Unlimited access to the Exchange, Questrade's trading community
To get a free practice account, go to

Note: the IQ Web platform demo is for trial purposes only. It is a practice trading environment in which no real capital is being risked. Although every intention was made to replicate the live environment as much as possible, the demo version may not perform exactly like the live version.

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