STOCK EXCHANGES CANADA
Canada's New Stock Exchange, known as CNQ, is an alternative stock exchange in Canada. The CNQ offers simplified reporting requirements and reduced barriers to listing. It is an alternative for microcap and emerging companies.
Nasdaq Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. and was created to extend Nasdaq's North American trading platform within Canada. Nasdaq Canada exists to enhance and ensure Canadian investors' immediate trading access (including real time availability of all relevant data) of all Nasdaq securities and issuers with the ability to raise capital more efficiently. Nasdaq Canada is regulated jointly by the NASDR and the Québec Securities Commission (CVMQ).
Toronto Stock Exchange
The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX; abbreviated TSE until 2001) is the largest stock exchange in Canada, the third largest in North America and the seventh largest in the world by market capitalization. Based in Toronto, it is owned and operated by TSX Group for the trading of senior equities. A broad range of businesses from Canada, the United States and other countries are represented on the exchange. In addition to conventional securities, the exchange lists various exchange-traded funds, split share corporations, income trusts and investment funds.
TSX Venture Exchange
The TSX Venture Exchange is a stock exchange in Canada. It is headquartered in Calgary, and has offices in Toronto, Winnipeg, Vancouver, and Montreal. It was previously known as the Canadian Venture Exchange (CDNX), but in 2001 the TSX Group purchased it and renamed it. The TSX Group also owns the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). The TSX deals mostly with well-established equities, while the TSX Venture Exchange is a public venture capital marketplace for emerging companies who have not yet met the requirements for listing on the TSX.
Winnipeg Commodity Exchange
The Winnipeg Commodity Exchange is the former name of a derivatives market based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada now known as ICE Futures Canada. Futures and options contracts are electronically traded in feed wheat, western barley and canola (rapeseed).The WCE began its existence as the Winnipeg Grain & Produce Exchange in 1887. In 1904, it introduced its first futures contracts. It was, and remains, Canada's only commodity futures exchange. It also formerly operated the Canadian Financial Futures Market.
The Montreal Exchange (Bourse de Montréal, formerly Montreal Stock Exchange) is a futures exchange, located in Montreal, that trades in derivatives such as futures contracts and options. It has been located since 1965 in the Tour de la Bourse (Stock Exchange Tower), Montreal's third-tallest building.