Canadian Equities

Canadian Equities

Providing growing liquidity and operational excellence for Canadian equity trading.

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Committed to Canadian market participants, the Nasdaq Canada exchange operates three trading books for trading TSX, TSX-Venture and CSE listed securities: CXC, CX2 and CXD. In addition, Nasdaq Canada offers market agnostic smart routing, improving trading efficiencies and facilitating best execution for clients, with enhanced connectivity to dark pools.

Nasdaq CXC

A key pool of liquidity in Canada, CXC is a lit book providing clients a reliable platform for trading Canadian equities offering the benefits of anonymous trading and strict price/time priority while providing clients with the option for post-trade attribution.

CX2 Trading Book

CX2 was designed to provide additional cost savings and trading efficiencies. Through a unique pricing model and broker preferencing functionality, the CX2 lit book helps improve investment performance and drive positive market structure change. Leveraging INET technology and global experience, CX2 benefits investors and issuers alike.

CXD Trading Book

Launched due to customer demand, CXD provides an alternative source of non-displayed liquidity providing size discovery and price improvement opportunities. Nasdaq CXD delivers:

  • Price Improvement and Trade at the touch opportunities
  • Competitive, low pricing
  • Broker priority
  • Seamless, easy-to-access technology

Interested in trading Canadian equities with Nasdaq Canada? Contact your dedicated Nasdaq Sales team.
Recent Press Releases
Nasdaq to Acquire Chi-X Canada
Dec 8, 2015

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