TORONTO, July 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Following the launch of Questrade IQ, a
suite of trading platforms, in June, Questrade today announced that it
will deliver equity research data from Morningstar, Inc. directly into the platform's research centre, Market Intelligence.
Morningstar, a leading provider of independent investment research, will
provide fundamental equity research including North American market
news, equity analyst reports on 1800 companies, screeners and filters,
calendars, gainers/losers, and alerts. Questrade clients can customize
their research centre settings to enhance the experience offered in the
IQ trading platforms, IQ Web and IQ Edge. The trading software is
available free of charge to all Questrade clients, and includes free
live streaming of U.S. market data from The NASDAQ Stock Market. The
platforms also include free snap (real-time and on demand) quotes for
real-time Canadian equities listed on the TSX and TSX-Venture.
Edward Kholodenko, president and CEO of Questrade, said, "For several
years, we've turned to Morningstar to power our mutual fund research
centre. The benefit to our clients is clear. Morningstar's fundamental
equity research, now available in IQ, filters through the market noise
to deliver extensive and credible data -- qualities that our clients
demand and deserve."
Scott Mackenzie, president and CEO of Morningstar Canada, said,
"Questrade's mission is to help Canadians achieve financial
independence. This aligns with Morningstar's mission, which is to
create great products that help investors. Questrade clients want
market research that is of the highest quality and completely
independent. We are proud to deliver as a key component of Questrade's
Market Intelligence research centre in its trading platforms."
Market Intelligence is available on Questrade IQ Web and Questrade IQ Edge. Market data is available on Questrade.com. The mutual fund research is available in myQuestrade, the secure
Questrade Inc. is a member firm of the Investment Industry Regulatory
Organization of Canada (IIROC) and the Canadian Investor Protection
Questrade Inc., headquartered in Toronto, provides Canadians with high-speed, direct
access trading in the U.S. and Canadian stock and options markets
through its IQ trading platforms, as well as forex trading. Since 1999,
the company has led the industry in delivering outstanding service,
exclusive products and services, and competitive pricing. This
commitment to innovation has appealed to independent investors, and for
the past two years, the company has ranked as Canada's fastest growing
online brokerage. In February, 2012, Questrade also earned the
designation as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies.
SOURCE Questrade Inc.
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