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Direct brokerage app

Manage your investments from anywhere 

Download the app

Trade on the go

The direct brokerage app offers a practical means for you to build your investments from anywhere. Never miss an opportunity to manage your portfolio.

Our features allow you to:

  • Buy and sell stocks and ETFs
  • Create watchlists
  • Set up alerts for stocks of interest to you
  • Sign in quickly with biometrics
  • Transfer of funds

You can download the app as of today from the App Store (iOS), or on Google Play (Android).
 

Features to help you manage your portfolio

Our practical features allow you to easily follow the progress of your investments, familiarize yourself with the market, consult quotes, and make quick trades.

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Buy and sell stocks and ETFs

Quickly trade securities, and create, modify or cancel orders.

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Create watchlists and alerts

Keep track of securities that interest you by creating up to 10 watchlists that you can follow in real-time. Set up alerts and be notified by email so you can quickly react to market price fluctuations.

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Sign in with biometrics

Connect to your app quickly and securely by using facial recognition or fingerprint authentication.

Additional features

  • Search for securities
  • View your portfolio and accounts
  • Follow stock indexes
  • Transfer of funds
  • Consult your holding details
  • Receive email alerts
  • View your activity history
  • Track the status of your orders 
  • Send secure messages 
  • View in dark mode
  • Analyze your realized gains and losses
  • Search for securities
  • View your portfolio and accounts
  • Follow stock indexes
  • Consult your holding details
  • Receive email alerts
  • View your activity history
  • Track the status of your orders 
  • Send secure messages 
  • View in dark mode
  • Analyze your realized gains and losses

How to use the app

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Create your account

To use the direct brokerage app, open your account online. It’s quick and secure.

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Download the app

Visit the App Store or Google Play to download the app on your mobile device.

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Take advantage of the features

Open the app, sign in and access our host of features to help you manage your investments.

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Available in dark mode

Did you know that the National Bank Direct Brokerage app is available in dark mode? To make the switch, go to your device’s Settings.

Frequent questions about the direct brokerage app

The use of an email address permits two-factor authentication, which increases your connection security to the platform. This is a unique identifier to connect to National Bank’s online services.

If access to your account is blocked, first try closing and then relaunching your app. If the problem persists, try changing your password. If it’s still not working, contact us at 1-800-363-3511, option 4.

No, it’s currently not possible to switch between the two platforms. The National Bank app allows you to carry out your personal banking transactions and have an overview of your accounts. 

On the other hand, the National Bank Direct Brokerage app is for independent investing and allows you to buy and sell securities online (stocks, ETFs, options and more).

For security and user experience reasons, the NBDB mobile app is optimized for Apple's latest operating system iOS 16. The app is also available on Android devices.

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