Investors can find information for each CSE security, links to sources of real time market data and brokers for access to on line trading.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How to find securities and companies on this website?
Q. I’m not familiar with the CSE. What can you tell me about it?
- The Canadian Securities Exchange is a fast growing marketplace with over 450 listed securities and over 80 dealers.
- It is fully recognized and regulated by the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) and operates nationally through applicable rulings and exemptions of other securities commissions.
- Most of the issuers have a market cap of under $50 million with several over $100 million.
- The largest industry sectors represented are technology and mineral exploration.
Q. Why do companies list on the CSE?
- Low flat fees and no transaction or filing fees.
- Cost effective through lower associated expenses.
- Streamlined regulation program that enables management to focus on building the business without extensive transaction delays.
Q. How does being listed on the CSE affect me as a shareholder?
- CSE focuses on enhanced disclosure and complete information is available for every listed company on the CSE.
- Companies are required to post monthly progress reports on thecse.com to ensure that investors always have the most current information about the company’s activities.
Q. Where do I get information and trade CSE listed securities?
- All major Canadian dealers have access to trade on the CSE like the other Canadian exchanges. Click here to see a full list of dealers connected to the CSE.
- Most discount brokers offer online access. Click here to see a full list of discount brokers connected to the CSE.
- Market data is available at most financial websites, either real time or delayed. 15 minute delayed data is also available at Market Activity including a snap shot of the order book.
Q. How is the liquidity on the CSE?
- The CSE is integrated into the Canadian capital markets with the same infrastructure and participants as the other stock exchanges.
- In reviewing companies that have switched from other exchanges, they have not experienced diminished trading activity coming onto the CSE. The $ value per trade is actually higher than the TSXV.
Q. Where can I find a list of CSE listings associated with Cannabis?
- The CSE Cannabis Stock List is available here as a PDF file.
Other notable facts:
- The CSE is on the list of Designated Securities Exchanges published by the Department of Finance Canada.
- Stocks traded on the CSE are RRSP and TFSA eligible. In the U.K. they are eligible for SIPPs under U.K. tax law.
- The CSE is recognized by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the U.S. as a Designated Offshore Securities Market, as are the other Canadian exchanges.
- The CSE is also recognized by the OTCQX market and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange for the purpose of listing criteria.