Nasdaq Basic Canada

The accurate, cost-effective alternative for Canadian equities data.


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*Now Available via Cloud API!*

After saving market participants more than US$300 million dollars with Nasdaq Basic US, Nasdaq Basic Canada extends the cost saving value proposition to the Canadian marketplace. Access Canadian data with the same accuracy you have today, on the same display, at a lower cost.

Nasdaq Basic Canada combines data from Nasdaq CXC, CX2, and CXD into a single market data product, providing customers with a seamless way to incorporate the combined Nasdaq Canada Level 1 offering into their existing platforms.

Pricing Models

Two pricing options to fit your business model. 

1) Per-User: priced for Professional and Non-pro users

2) Enterprise License: ideal for retail brokers, banks and investment dealers


Save over 60% on Professional and Non-Professional user fees.  Enter your firm's user count to estimate your savings.

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Enterprise License Benefits:

Flexible Terms: Nasdaq does not require a long-term contract

Minimal Operational Burden: Minimal impact to administrative teams

Unlimited Distribution: Unlimited distribution to pro- and non-pro audience

Nasdaq Basic Canada Plus Enterprise License

  • Unlimited distribution of Basic Canada, CXC Level II and CX2 Level II market data to all individual users that have a Customer Relationship with an Investment Dealer in which the account is not used for a business purpose.
  • Includes non-personal accounts such as Corporate Accounts that are used for personal use and not a business purpose.
  • Month-to-month or annual option – no multiyear commitment
  • $100,000 CAD/month for annual subscription or $130,000 for month-to-month

Nasdaq Basic Canada Professional Enterprise License

  • Unlimited receipt of Basic Canada to professional market data users.
  • First enterprise solution for professionals in the Canadian marketplace
  • No long-term commitment
  • Tiered structure based on number of users

          0-1,599 users: $25,000 CAD/month

          1,600-2,999: $40,000 CAD/month

          3,000+: $60,000 CAD/month

Access Options:

Cloud Delivery 

Basic Canada is now available via cloud delivery - access real-time quote and trade data for the full range of Canadian listed equities direct from Nasdaq via Cloud API. Using cloud data connectivity reduces costs and lowers the barrier to entry for many users. Contact to learn more.

Data Providers

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Nasdaq Basic Canada is currently available from these data providers:










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The Canadian equities data alternative

Nasdaq Basic Canada

  • Coverage

    100% of CSE, TSX and TSX Venture equities available—including a quarter of all Canadian volume

  • Availability

    On average, Nasdaq Basic Canada is within 1% of Last Sale 99.3% of the time, and Bid/Ask is available 98.2% of the time for the TSX Composite*

  • Accuracy

    Less than $0.007 average deviation from TSX and TSX Venture listed instrument pricing, as measured in Q4 2021

  • Liquidity

    More than 20% of all TSX-listed volume traded, based on all TSX-listed securities, and 14.7% of TSX-V-listed volume traded.

  • Cost

    Save over 60% in user fees (as compared to the TMX Group)


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