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    Nasdaq Basic Canada

    The accurate, cost-effective alternative for Canadian equities data

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    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.

    Now available via Nasdaq Data Link APIs

    Two options to fit your business needs

    Pricing Models

    1. Per-User: priced for Professional and Non-pro users
    2. Enterprise License: ideal for retail brokers, banks and investment dealers

    How much will you save?

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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

    • 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
    • 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

    Nasdaq Data Link

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

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    Key Benefits

    Canadian Coverage

    Covers all CSE, TSX and TSX Venture listed equities

    Real-Time Data

    Upgrade delayed data users across multiple use cases

    Cost Savings

    Save over 60% on Canadian Level 1 with flexible per user or enterprise license options

    The Canadian equities data alternative

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