Canadian Equities


Nasdaq offers cost-effective, fast, flexible, reliable connectivity to Nasdaq Canada.

Trading Eligibility

Nasdaq Canada Members must meet the membership criteria set out in Nasdaq Canada’s Trading Rules and Policies. They must be members of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) in good standing with the ability to clear trades on a continuous net settlement (CNS) basis with the Canadian Depository for Securities (CDS).

Market Data

Real-time market data from each of Nasdaq Canada’s trading books is available as either a direct feed or via third-party data vendors. Nasdaq Canada utilizes, a proprietary data-feed protocol specifically designed for the high-speed dissemination of real-time market data.

Order Entry

Nasdaq Canada utilizes FIX for subscriber order-entry into the matching engine. This is an industry standard communication protocol designed for securities order-entry via any FIX-enabled third-party or proprietary front end or order management system.

Data Center Locations

Primary Data Centre
Equinix TR2 - 45 Parliament Street, Toronto, ON

Back Up Data Centre
Equinix CH4 - 350 East Cermak Road, Chicago, IL

Recent Press Releases
Nasdaq to Acquire Chi-X Canada
Dec 8, 2015

Interested in trading Canadian equities with Nasdaq Canada? Contact your dedicated Nasdaq Sales team.
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