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100 commission-free ETFs

There are no trading commissions when you buy and sell any of 100 free exchange-traded funds. Our select list has been carefully curated to allow you to build a well-diversified portfolio or take specific positions in different markets. The list encompasses a vast array of asset classes, geographies, industry sectors, capitalization sizes and currencies.

Free trading in select ETFs from

iShares by BlackRock Vanguard SPDR Horizons Exchange Traded Funds Desjardins PowerShares

Use the free ETFs to diversify your portfolio

Asset class

You have all the building blocks for a precise asset allocation strategy, with equity, fixed income and money market ETFs.

Geography

Diversify beyond North America and into broader groups of economies such as Europe, Latin America and the Middle East, or specific countries/regions such as the U.K., Germany, Japan, China, India, and Brazil.

Type

From consumer staples and industrials, to precious metals and real estate, we've included ETFs from a range of sectors and subsectors across Canadian, U.S. and international markets.

Size

Track large or small-cap company indices.

Equity income

Get dividend exposure and preferred shares in North American and international ETFs.

Fixed income

Investment grade to high yield options for generating income and diversifying beyond equities.

Currency options

Nearly half our free ETFs are U.S.-listed, giving you many options for gaining exposure to the underlying asset class, and to U.S. currency as well.

Issuer

Choose from the world's top providers including BlackRock (iShares), State Street Global Advisors, Horizons, Invesco Canada (PowerShares), Vanguard, WisdomTree, First Asset, ProShares, and First Trust.

Responsible investing

We offer several ETFs for those who prefer investments that involve environmental, social, and governance considerations.

Symbol Name Asset class Region
MPCFMackenzie Portfolio Completion ETFBalancedGlobal
DCUDesjardins Canadian Universe Bond Index ETFFixed incomeCA
XGBiShares Canadian Government Bond Index ETFFixed incomeCA
DFEDesjardins Emerging Markets MultifactorEquityEmerging
HHFHorizons Morningstar Hedge Fund Index ETFOtherGlobal
FLNFirst Trust Latin America Alphadex FundEquityLatin America
CBNiShares Balanced Growth CorePortfolio Index ETFBalancedGlobal
CBDiShares Balanced Income CorePortfolio Index ETFBalancedGlobal
FIEiShares Canadian Financial Monthly Income ETFBalancedCA
CBOiShares 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond Index ETFFixed incomeCA
CLFiShares 1-5 Year Laddered Government Bond Index ETFFixed incomeCA
XQBiShares Core High Quality Canadian Bond Index ETFFixed incomeCA
CHBiShares Advantaged U.S. High Yield Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)Fixed incomeUS
CSDiShares Advantaged Short Duration High Income ETFFixed incomeUS
XRBiShares Canadian Real Return Bond Index ETFFixed incomeCA
VBGVanguard Global ex-U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF (CAD-hedged)Fixed incomeGlobal
XIGiShares U.S. IG Corporate Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)Fixed incomeUS
FAOFirst Asset Active Credit ETFFixed incomeCA & US
CMRiShares Premium Money Market ETFFixed incomeCA
HYIHorizons Active High Yield Bond ETFFixed incomeCA & US
DCSDesjardins Canadian Short Term Bond Index ETFFixed incomeCA
HUGHorizons Comex Gold ETFCommodityGlobal
HUZHorizons Comex Silver ETFCommodityGlobal
HUCHorizons NYMEX Crude Oil ETFCommodityGlobal
HUNHorizons NYMEX Natural Gas ETFCommodityGlobal
XMCiShares S&P U.S. Mid-Cap Index ETFEquityUS
PZWPowerShares FTSE RAFI Global Small-Mid Fundamental ETF — CADEquityGlobal
HXEHorizons S&P/TSX Capped Energy Index ETFEquityCA
RITFirst Asset Canadian REIT ETFEquityCA
HXSHorizons S&P 500 Index ETFEquityUS
XSUiShares U.S. Small Cap Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)EquityUS
HOGHorizons Canadian Midstream Oil & Gas Index ETFEquityCA
HXTHorizons S&P/TSX 60 Index ETFEquityCA
XENiShares Jantzi Social Index ETFEquityCA
XSTiShares S&P/TSX Capped Consumer Staples Index ETFEquityCA
XITiShares S&P/TSX Capped Information Technology Index ETFEquityCA
XUTiShares S&P/TSX Capped Utilities Index ETFEquityCA
XMDiShares S&P/TSX Completion Index ETFEquityCA
XCSiShares S&P/TSX Small Cap Index ETFEquityCA
PDCPowershares Canadian Dividend Index ETFEquityCA
COWiShares Global Agriculture Index ETFEquityGlobal
CGRiShares Global Real Estate Index ETFEquityGlobal
CIEiShares International Fundamental Index ETFEquityGlobal
CJPiShares Japan Fundamental Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)EquityJapan
CWWiShares Global Water Index ETFEquityGlobal
HAZHorizons Active Global Dividend ETFEquityGlobal
XBMiShares S&P/TSX Global Base Metals Index ETFEquityGlobal
XCHiShares China Index ETFEquityChina
XEMiShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETFEquityEmerging
XIDiShares India Index ETFEquityIndia
XHCiShares Global Healthcare Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)EquityGlobal
XPFiShares S&P/TSX N.A. Preferred Stock Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)EquityCA & US
DCPDesjardins Canadian Preferred Share Index ETFEquityCA
DFCDesjardins Canada Multifactor – Controlled Volatility ETFEquityCA
DFUDesjardins USA Multifactor – Controlled Volatility ETFEquityUS
DFDDesjardins Developed ex-USA ex-Canada Multifactor-Controlled Volatility ETFEquityInternational

Note: This list of eligible ETFs is subject to change without notice at Qtrade Investor's discretion.

Symbol Name Asset class Region
EMBHiShares Interest Rate Hedged Emerging Markets Bond ETFFixed incomeEmerging
TFLOiShares Treasury Floating Rate Bond ETFFixed incomeUS
EMCBWisdomTree Emerging Markets Corporate Bond FundFixed incomeEmerging
HHYXiShares Currency Hedged International High Yield Bond ETFFixed incomeGlobal
PGHYPowerShares Global Short Term High Yield Bond PortfolioFixed incomeGlobal
GBFiShares Government/Credit Bond ETFFixed incomeUS
HSCZiShares Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETFEquityGlobal
ISCFiShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Intl Small-Cap ETFEquityGlobal
ESGDiShares MSCI EAFE ESG Optimized ETFEquityInternational
MPCTiShares MSCI Global Impact ETFEquityGlobal
ESGEiShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Canada Index ETFEquityEmerging
CRBNiShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETFEquityGlobal
SHESPDR® SSGA Gender Diversity Index ETFEquityUS
EXIiShares Global Industrials ETFEquityGlobal
EUMViShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Europe ETFEquityEurope
HEUSiShares Currency Hedged MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETFEquityEurope
HEWUiShares Currency Hedged MSCI United Kingdom ETFEquityEurope
FGMFirst Trust Germany AlphaDEX® FundEquityEurope
GMLSPDR S&P Emerging Latin AmericaEquityLatin America
GULFWisdomTree Middle East Dividend FundEquityMiddle East
TOLZProShares DJ Brookfield Global Infrastructure ETFEquityGlobal
EMIFiShares Emerging Markets Infrastructure ETFEquityEmerging
DVYAiShares Asia/Pacific Dividend ETFEquityEmerging
IPFFiShares International Preferred Stock ETFEquityGlobal
MRGRProShares Merger ETFEquityGlobal
HDGProShares Hedge Replication ETFEquityGlobal
IYGiShares US Financial Services ETFEquityUS
IYWiShares US Technology ETFEquityUS
DSIiShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETFEquityUS
VCRVanguard Consumer Discretionary ETFEquityUS
VDCVanguard Consumers Staples ETFEquityUS
VDEVanguard Energy ETFEquityUS
VHTVanguard Health Care ETFEquityUS
VISVanguard Industrials ETFEquityUS
VAWVanguard Materials ETFEquityUS
VOXVanguard Telecommunication Services ETFEquityUS
VPUVanguard Utilities ETFEquityUS
ICLNiShares Global Clean Energy ETFEquityGlobal
RXIiShares Global Consumer Discretionary ETFEquityGlobal
MXIiShares Global Materials ETFEquityGlobal
IXNiShares Global Tech ETFEquityGlobal
IXPiShares Global Telecom ETFEquityGlobal
JXIiShares Global Utilities ETFEquityGlobal
IPWSPDR S&P International Energy Sector ETFEquityGlobal
IPFSPDR S&P International Financial Sector ETFEquityGlobal
PXFPowerShares FTSE RAFI Developed Markets ex-U.S. PortfolioEquityGlobal
PXFPowerShares FTSE RAFI Developed Markets ex-U.S. PortfolioEquityGlobal

Note: This list of eligible ETFs is subject to change without notice at Qtrade Investor's discretion.

How to qualify for commission-free ETF trading

 

  • Buy or sell any of the 100 ETFs through our website
  • Hold the ETF for a minimum of one business day
  • Trade a minimum order value of $1,000
  • Ensure you are signed up for eDocuments