Invest in the Toronto Stock Exchange

Find out what the Toronto Stock Exchange is and how you can buy Toronto shares.

Ways to invest in Toronto Stock Exchange Learn more
See providers that let you trade Canadian stocks Compare features

Canada has a few different stock exchanges, but its largest is the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). It’s the eighth largest in the world (by market capitalisation). It’s home to more than 1,500 stocks, of which a great deal focus on mining or energy.

Can you invest in the Toronto Stock Exchange from the UK?

You can, as long as you choose a platform that lets you buy Canadian stocks. We’ve listed the ones from the platforms we’ve reviewed on our site below. If you already buy stocks and shares, check if your chosen provider lets you buy Canadian stocks. Once you’ve got yourself a provider, you’re good to go.

Companies in the Toronto Stock Exchange

These are some of the companies that list on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Ways to invest in the Toronto Stock Exchange

  1. Buy shares in some chosen companies. If there are any stocks you specifically want exposure to then you can buy shares in those.
  2. Invest in an index that tracks the Toronto Stock Exchange. Such as the S&P/TSX Composite Index.
  3. Choose dually listed stocks.If you don’t use a provider that lets you invest in Canadian stocks then you can choose one that lets you trade US stocks and buy shares in companies that are dually listed.

Platforms that let you trade Canadian stocks

We’ve also included US stocks in our analysis – you can trade Canadian stocks that are also listed in the US with these platforms but not ones which are solely listed on a Canadian stock exchange.

PlatformCanadian shares?US shares?
Hargreaves Lansdown
interactive investor
Saxo Trader
Trading 212

Read platforms reviews and get more detailed information about each of them

How to buy shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange

  1. Sign up for a share trading platform. To start investing in the Toronto Stock Exchange, you need to start with a share trading platform that lets you trade Canadian stocks.
  2. Pay funds into your account. How you do this will depend on your chosen platform. You may need to confirm some details about where you live and your tax status.
  3. Do some research into what you want to invest in. You can find information on our website or in the app of your chosen provider. Look at things like the financials of the company and dividends.
  4. Search for your chosen stock. You might need its ticker. If you search the name of the stock in the search bar at the top of our site you can find its ticker on the relevant page.
  5. Buy your shares. It’s that simple!

All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

More guides on Finder

  • How to buy Honda (HNDAF) shares in the UK

    Ever wondered how to buy shares in Honda? We explain how and compare a range of providers that can give you access to many brands, including Honda.

  • How to buy Duolingo (DUOL) shares in the UK

    You can own Duolingo shares in just a few minutes by using an online share dealing platform. Our table lets you compare the UK’s leading share dealing accounts to find the right one for you.

  • Earnings calendar

    “Earnings season” is the unofficial term for the period in which companies report their earnings for the latest quarter. Here’s what we’re expecting to see.

  • Top 10 stock market myths

    Find out the top 10 most popular stock market myths and whether or not there’s any truth to them.

  • How to sell shares

    Find out how you can sell your shares in the UK.

  • How to buy Panasonic (0QYR) shares

    Ever wondered how to buy shares in Panasonic? We explain how and compare a range of providers that can give you access to many brands, including Panasonic.

  • What to do if the stock market crashes

    Find out what to do if the stock market crashes, the risks involved, plus a range of different strategies to consider when investing.

  • Freetrade vs interactive investor

    Both Freetrade and interactive investor offer the chance to trade on the go with their mobile apps. Find out how they compare on features.

  • Freetrade vs eToro

    Both Freetrade and eToro offer the chance to trade without paying any commission. Find out how they compare on features.

  • iWeb review

    We took a look at iWeb to find out about its products, features, fees and financial services. Read our guide to learn more about this platform.

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked provides guides and information on a range of products and services. Because our content is not financial advice, we suggest talking with a professional before you make any decision.

By submitting your comment or question, you agree to our Privacy and Cookies Policy and Terms of Use.

Questions and responses on are not provided, paid for or otherwise endorsed by any bank or brand. These banks and brands are not responsible for ensuring that comments are answered or accurate.
Go to site