Practice Accounts are not a demo—they are integrated into our actual Online Investing platform. See the platform, practice placing trades and get the same online experience as with a real account. Plus, it's absolutely free.
Buy and sell different types of investments including stocks, ETFs and options
Start with $100,000 of no-risk "practice money" per Practice Account
Track your holdings over time to see how you're doing
Access the tools and research you need to become a better investor
Open multiple Practice Accounts, including a Cash, Margin and RRSP account
Activate a Practice Account in minutes in RBC Online Banking or Direct Investing
Build your knowledge and get insights to support your decisions with our magazine, Inspired Investor Trade.
You can perform almost all of the same transactions in a Practice Account as you can in a real account. These include buying and selling mutual funds, stocks and options; buying fixed-income products; and monitoring your investments over a period of time.