Quote types

IQ Web provides different levels of data streaming to suit your needs. Access to the following quote types is based on your market data package and the additional data you've selected.


All clients are entitled to delayed data streaming for all exchanges, usually with a 15-minute delay. A delayed data indicator Market data entitlement indicator will appear next to the symbol lookup area (shown below) to indicate when you are viewing delayed data for any given symbol.  

Symbol lookup area with delayed data indicator

To upgrade your data package to real time level 1 data, go to myQuestrade.


By upgrading your subscription level, you can obtain real-time streaming data for symbols traded on U.S. and Canadian exchanges like the TSX, TSX-V, NASDAQ, NYSE, NYSE Arca, and NYSE Amex.

After upgrading your subscription, you will begin to receive real-time data streaming for all the exchanges covered under your current data subscription. The real-time streamed quotes will refresh automatically as the market data changes, providing you with precise, up-to-date data to help you make smart investment decisions. 

Note: no delayed data indicator will appear when the data is real time.

Snap quote

The snap quote button Snap quote lets you get free instant quotes for any symbol, allowing you to make crucial investment decisions based on current data.

You can use the snap quote button Snap quote or upgrade your subscription level to gain unlimited access to real-time data for the exchange of your choice.

Tip: try using the snap quote watch list gadget, which allows you to update the quotes for all securities contained in your watch list simultaneously with a single click.

Important: Questrade provides our clients with instant snap quotes as a free service. Usage must be within Questrade’s terms and conditions of acceptable use. Any abuse of this service, including but not limited to market data (quote) harvesting, could result in restricted market data access. For full details, please read the End-user license agreement.

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