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Self-Directed Investing

Build your own investment portfolio with a self-directed investing account at Canaccord Genuity Direct (CG Direct). Our low-cost and user-friendly online stock trading platform allows you to invest with confidence in stocks, options, ETFs, and more.

One Platform To Suit Your Investor Profile

Our new discount brokerage multi-asset platform is built with the latest technology.
DirectFolio helps you diversify your portfolio with stocks, ETFs, options and more.

What You Get:

  • Free platform
  • Simplified User Interface
  • Track your investments easily
  • Free look up stock quotes
  • Portfolio analysis tool
  • View top movers and news
  • Some of the lowest fees in the market
Learn more about DirectFolio


Self-Directed Investing with CG Direct

Whether you are a self-directed or sophisticated investor, “we’ve got you covered”.

New Online Traders

  • Get support from a team of experts
  • Benefit from advanced research
  • Access to leverage at low interest rates
  • Identify and take advantage of market opportunities quickly and easily
  • Achieve your financial goals
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Active Traders

  • Multi-platform connectivity
  • Creative pricing customized to your needs and strategies
  • Benefit from advanced research
  • Our agency only execution model provides conflict free execution
Learn more about Sophisticated Trading

Why Choose CG Direct Discount Brokerage?

With CG Direct self-directed investing, you can trade easily and confidently. Canaccord Genuity Direct is a household name in the Canadian market and we are proud to be among the top Canadian discount brokers. Self-directed investing can be very fulfilling, and our team of experts can help you achieve your financial goals.

What You Get:

  • No account opening fees
  • Some of the lowest fees in the market
  • Multi-asset trading platform
  • High-quality research
  • More control and flexibility over your investments
  • Ability to avoid brokerage bias
  • Option to monitor investments in real-time
  • Faster execution

Ready to open a self-directed investing account?

Complete the application to start trading online.

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Want to learn more about opening a self-directed account with us?

Visit our FAQ section