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Your investment partner for over 30 years

National Bank Direct Brokerage is the online brokerage arm of the National Bank of Canada, one of the country's leading financial institutions. Since 1987, NBDB has offered Canadian investors accessible and reliable online trading products and services.

Our team of certified professionals is committed to building strong, trust-based relationships with clients. NBDB's offering for self-directed investors is among the most comprehensive in the industry, including a trading platform, mobile-friendly site, telephone support and articles, tutorials and events to help clients take their investing knowledge to the next level.


2021: Fully-paid securities lending

NBDB is the first direct brokerage of a Canadian bank to offer the opportunity to earn extra income effortlessly by lending their fully-paid securities. Discover the program.

2021: $0 commission on all transactions

NBDB becomes the first direct broker of a Canadian bank to offer $0 commission on all transactions, no minimum required.
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More than just a trading platform

For over 30 years, NBDB has encouraged its clients to play an active role in managing their finances through self-directed investing.


A user-friendly and intuitive platform

Our trading platform incorporates state-of-the-art free tools to help clients make better investment decisions and trade more easily.

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Experts at your service

Our award-winning customer service team, made up of certified securities specialists, is here to provide support and answer your questions.

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A reputation you can bank on

Founded in 1859, National Bank of Canada offers financial services to
individuals, businesses, institutional clients and governments across Canada. We are one of Canada’s six systemically important banks, while being a leading bank in our core Quebec market. A bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture and passion for people.

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All of our frequently asked questions in one place.

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If you have not found the answer to your question, contact one of our representatives at 1‑800‑363‑3511, between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. (ET), Monday to Friday.