Distinctive Direct Brokerage Services

Take the next step in your journey as an independent investor with our Advantage and Private Direct Brokerage offers

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Advantage Direct Brokerage


Eligibility criteria:

  • Have $500,000 or more in assets under the same account root1 at National Bank Direct Brokerage

You’ll get:

  • Access to a team of experienced representatives via a priority phone line

  • Options for preferred interest rates

  • Personalized reports at no cost

  • To share these benefits with a family member who lives at the same address

  • And more

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Private Direct Brokerage


Eligibility criteria:

  • By invitation only (high business volume)

You’ll get:

  • A dedicated account manager and access to a direct phone line

  • The ability to communicate with your account manager by email

  • Options for preferred interest rates

  • To share these benefits with a family member (regardless of the address)

  • And more

All your benefits and preferred rates in detail

Advantage Direct Brokerage

Services

Access to a team of experienced representatives via a priority phone line

x

A dedicated account manager and access to a direct phone line

x

The ability to communicate with your account manager by email

Pricing

10%

Discount on commission applicable to stocks and options transactions made through a representative

Preferred interest rate on Canadian credit balances

Preferred interest rate on Canadian and U.S. receivable balances

No annual administration fee

Reimbursement on account transfer fees from another institution ($150 + tax)

No charge for lump sum RRSP, RRIF and LIF withdrawals

x

Gift of securities - free transfers between family members

Reports and communication

x

Direct communication with your designated third parties (e.g. your accountant)

Personalized reports at no cost

  • Gains and losses
  • Interest income
  • Foreign securities

Other services

x

Follow-ups on renewal deadlines

Access to a wide range of GIC issuers

x

Exclusive seminars

Private Direct Brokerage

Services

x

Access to a team of experienced representatives via a priority phone line

A dedicated account manager and access to a direct phone line

The ability to communicate with your account manager by email

Pricing

20%

Discount on commission applicable to stocks and options transactions made through a representative

Preferred interest rate on Canadian credit balances

Preferred interest rate on Canadian and U.S. receivable balances

No annual administration fee

Reimbursement on account transfer fees from another institution ($150 + tax)

No charge for lump sum RRSP, RRIF and LIF withdrawals

Gift of securities - free transfers between family members

Reports and communication

Direct communication with your designated third parties (e.g. your accountant)

Personalized reports at no cost

  • Gains and losses
  • Interest income
  • Foreign securities

Other services

Follow-ups on renewal deadlines

Access to a wide range of GIC issuers

Exclusive seminars

Why pay when it’s free? 2

  • $0 Stock commissions
  • $0 Commissions on Canadian and U.S. Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)
  • $0 + $1.25/contract (minimum of $6.25) Commission on options
  • $0 Commissions on mutual funds
  • $0 Commissions on Exchange-Traded Debentures
  • $0 Annual administration fee

For all other fees, the Commission and General Fee Schedule applies.

What are our preferred borrowing rates?

Our personalized direct brokerage services give you access to our preferred borrowing rates.

  Debit amounts
Advantage Private
CAD   $0 - $9 999 CAD
6.75%
6.75%
  $10 000 – $99 999 CAD
6.60% 6.50%
  $100 000 CAD or more 5.85% 5.60%
USD  $0 - $9 999 USD
7.50%
7.50%
  $10 000 – $99 999 USD

7.35%
7.25%
  $100 000 USD or more 7.00% 6.75%

What are our interest rate for cash balances?

Here are our current rates if your account has a credit balance (not invested).

For all account types
Advantage Private
CAD 0.10%
1.25%
USD 0.00%
0.00%



 

An interest rate consistent with that indicated below will be applied to the debit balances of all accounts that have not obtained any authorization to borrow on the value of the investments held therein:

  • All balances in CAD: 21%
  • All balances in USD: 21%

The interest rate paid on a credit balance or charged for a debit balance may change without notice.

The interest paid or billed is calculated on the daily balance of the credit or debit balance in your account, from the 16th day of the previous month to the 15th day of the current month, including that day.

For cash and registered accounts, the interest will only be credited or debited if the amount reaches $5.00. For margin accounts, however, it will be credited or debited starting at $0.01.

A personalized client experience built just for you

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The fine print

1. An account root refers to all the accounts held by a client whose first six digits are identical.

2. To be eligible, trades must be made through our electronic solutions.