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Online Investing

Here are just a few of the features and benefits you can expect on our online investing site.

Buy and Sell Investments

Trade stocks, options, ETFs and mutual funds. Buy and sell bonds, T-bills and other fixed income investments.

Learn more about stocks, options, ETFs and mutual funds

Easily Uncover Investments

Find investments using interactive tools such as Lifestyle Screeners by Morningstar, pre-defined screeners and more.

Learn moreabout interactive investment tools

Get Ideas and Inspiration

Connect with other investors, get investment ideas and even share your own experiences in the Community.2 It’s a free, anonymous and dynamic place to get inspired about investing.

Learn more about the Community

Grow Your Knowledge

Get your feet wet with a Practice Account. Enjoy risk-free investing using our actual online investing site and access the tools and education you need to become a better investor.

Learn more about Personalized Learning Plans

Keep Your Goals on Track

Get help meeting your specific investing objectives by linking your goals to your accounts, tracking and reviewing your progress and adjusting your investments when needed.

Learn more about tracking goals

View Research and Insights

Make confident decisions with research materials from Morningstar. Spot investment trends, find new opportunities and more with technical analysis from Trading Central. Use the Interactive Charting tool to help identify historical stock trends and patterns.

Learn more about stocks

Get Real-time Quotes

See real-time3 quotes on stocks, options and indices, plus closing unit values on mutual funds.

View Your Balances

Access real-time account balances and holding details.

Keep Track of Investments

Set up and manage Alerts to stay on top of your investments, build Watchlists for investments you like and use the Calendar to keep up with key dates that may affect your investments.

Learn more about investments

Security Guarantee4

Get 100% reimbursement for any unauthorized transactions conducted through RBC Direct Investing Online Investing and the RBC Mobile app.5

Learn more about the Security Guarantee

Single Sign-in and Password

Access your RBC Royal Bank and RBC Direct Investing accounts with a single sign-in and password.

Simple Transfers

Transfer money between your RBC Royal Bank and RBC Direct Investing accounts.

Consolidated View

Enjoy a consolidated view of your banking and investing account(s) through RBC Online Banking.

"What are Some Ways I Can Save on Fees?"

Enjoy no maintenance6 fee when you hold combined assets of $15,000 or more across your RBC Direct Investing accounts. And there are several other ways to lower your fees at RBC Direct Investing. For example, set up a Pre–Authorized Contribution Plan7 of at least $100 per month ($300 per quarter). See our Pricing page for more ways to save on fees with us.

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“I need some investing inspiration.”

Connect with investors in the Community to gain ideas and inspiration. Discuss opportunities and see how others' portfolios are performing.

The Community

“What does it cost to trade?”

Pay only $9.95 flat per equity trade* with no minimum balance or trading activity required or $6.95 flat per equity trade* with 150+ trades per quarter.

Pricing (commissions, fees and interest rates)

I’m Ready to Get Started With RBC Direct Investing

Open an account online or try out our actual investing site — not a demo — with a practice account.