Beginner Investors

Start investing online quickly and easily with Virtual Brokers. As Canada’s best ranked online brokerage, we want to give you solutions to become a more confident investor. With helpful educational resources, platforms and tools for beginners, low commissions and fees, Virtual Brokers can help you meet your wealth building needs.

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Simple Commissions
with an added Bonus

We offer a standard commission plan for beginner and intermediate investors. Pay as low as $9.99 per trade when you trade any Canadian or U.S stocks. But what makes us a great choice is that we offer ALL ETF’s Free to purchase!

Commission for equity trades
$9.99 Flat
Or $4.99 if you place over 150 trades/previous quarter

Education for beginners to intermediates

Virtual Brokers now offers more helpful educational content about account types and investment strategies. So if you just want to learn more about the benefits of an RRSP or how a Long Call Option Strategy works, have a look at our Education Centre to find all of our online investing resources in one place!

Abundance of Research Tools Available

Finding the latest financial reports about a specific company and its stock performance over the past 5 years may not be as easy to find for a beginner investor. This is why we have collected an assortment of research tools and made them available to you absolutely free! Not to mention these research tools are provided from some of the top industry leaders such as; Morningstar, Zacks, Recognia, 5i Research® and more!

Experience Trading with Canada’s most comprehensive Online Broker where our priority is to serve you!

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You Choose What You Pay

If you are starting out as an investor, you don’t want to be stuck paying high commission fees. Choosing what you pay is a smarter way to control your costs based on your trading behaviour. Login to your Virtual Brokers account each day, and you can choose what pricing schedule best suits your needs.

Canada's Best Asset Coverage: We're Covered and So Are You

Client assets at Virtual Brokers are better protected than at other online brokerages. In addition to the $1 million in coverage by the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF), Virtual Brokers’ clients benefit from an extra $10 million in coverage from Lloyds of London.

Additional Features

Virtual Brokers also has lots of tools and features to help with your stock or options research. Our powerful stock screeners can help identify trading opportunities or conduct research on potential investments quickly and easily. Learn more about our industry-leading screening and research tools here.

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