Investors can find information for each CSE security, links to sources of real time market data and brokers for access to on line trading.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How to find securities and companies on this website?

To find a security, type a symbol in the search box and click on a result. Click the search icon or press enter for full search results. Our listings directory can be found here: Listings Directory

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 210 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?

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.

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.