Investment Solutions

Detailed information on discount brokerage accounts and investment solutions available for investing success


Before investing in the markets, it is crucial to understand the products, as well as their differentiating characteristics. The product that a friend has in their portfolio may not be suitable for your objectives. This is why you must first determine your investor profile before selecting investment vehicles.

Regardless of your investment needs, you will find here what you need to help you achieve your financial objectives.

  Stocks Options Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) Mutual funds Fixed income securities
Benefits Allow you to become a shareholder and participate in the company’s growth. Provide an unlimited return potential Offer leverage

Can reduce risk

Several strategies available
Reduced management fees



Access to different management styles
Periodic investing


Access to different management styles
Generally more secure than stocks

Provide income

Risk is assessed through credit ratings 



Morningstar research

NBF research

List of selected stocks 

Options Centre


ETF Centre

Morningstar research

NBF research

iShares by BlackRock Investors Tool Kit

List of selected funds

Fund search tool

Fund comparison

Monthly Fixed Income Monitor (NBF research) 

Trading hours (Montréal time)
Business hours: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Canadian and US stocks, TSX, TSX Growth, NYSE and Nasdaq

Extended hours for the Canadian market: 4:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Canadian and US stocks, TSX (with the help of an Investor Services representative only).

Extended hours for the US market: 4:01 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
NYSE and Nasdaq (with the help of an Investor Services representative only).
Options on Canadian shares: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Options on US shares: 9:30 a.m. to 4:02 p.m.

Options on Canadian and US indices: 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Options on the S&P/TSX 60 index (SXO): 9:35 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Others: 9:35 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Options on currencies: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Same as stocks From 8:00 a.m. until the cut-off time, which varies depending on the fund family
Quebec Savings and Investment Bonds: 11:01 a.m. on the previous day to 11:00 a.m.

Federal, provincial, municipal and corporate bonds: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Guaranteed Investment Certificates (including indexed GICs): 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Index and mutual fund-linked notes: 4:00 p.m. on the previous day to 11:00 a.m.
3 days 1 day 3 days 3 days

(1 day for money market funds and high-interest accounts)
1 to 3 days depending on the product
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* These settlement periods are indicative only. Some products may have different settlement periods. For more information, contact one of our representatives.

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