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$270 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, Nasdaq CX2, and Nasdaq 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.

How much will you save?

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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

*Fee Waiver in effect from June 1 - Sept 30 - $0 fees for Nasdaq Basic Canada


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 


Access Options:

Cloud Delivery 

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


Data Providers

Nasdaq Basic Canada is currently available from these data providers:

Nasdaq Basic Canada Vendors





Coming soon!  Refinitiv



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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 99.4% of the time, and Bid/Ask is available 98.3% of the time for the TSX Composite*

  • Accuracy

    Less than $0.0075 average deviation from TSX and TSX Venture listed instrument pricing, as measured in Q1 2020

  • Liquidity

    More than 18% of all TSX-listed volume traded, based on all TSX-listed securities

  • Cost

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


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