Desjardins makes online brokerage even more accessible by allowing clients to trade stocks and ETFs for free

MONTREAL, September 13, 2021 / CNW Telbec / – Desjardins Online Brokerage has once again enhanced its offer by eliminating commissions on stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in CAD and USD when trading online or in the mobile application. This initiative applies to all clients and is in addition to the reduced commission fees that Desjardins Online Brokerage already offered to active investors and 18 to 30 year olds.

“Desjardins Online Brokerage (Disnat) has become from Canada first discount broker in 1982 ”, says Marjorie Minet, Vice-President of the Wealth Management Consulting Services division at Desjardins. “From now on, our cooperative organization is taking concrete steps to make the Stock Exchange even more accessible to all our customers. We will continue to stand out with unparalleled support and education programs that promote financial empowerment.

Desjardins Online Brokerage customer support
In recent years, Desjardins Online Brokerage has deployed several educational initiatives for its young clients, among others. These include daily content on economic and financial news and a news feed that provides real-time market updates. Desjardins Online Brokerage also participated in the publication of Michel Villa delivered, Heads and tails, which looks at the basics investors should know to better navigate the stock market. During the first half of 2021, some 23,000 participants attended 120 webinars and seminars on topics such as how the trading platform works and the various exchange traded products available. The entire Desjardins Online Brokerage team is committed to simplifying access to the stock market and opening it up to everyone.

About Desjardins Group
Desjardins group is the largest cooperative financial group in North America and the fifth largest cooperative financial group in the world, with assets of $ 389.3 billion. In 2020, it was ranked among the top 100 employers in the world by Forbes magazine. To meet the various needs of its members and clients, Desjardins offers a full range of products and services to individuals and businesses through its vast distribution network, its online platforms and its subsidiaries through Canada. Ranked among the strongest banks in the world according to The banker magazine, Desjardins has one of the highest capital ratios and credit scores in industry.

SOURCE Desjardins Group

For further information: (media inquiries only) Richard Lacasse, Public Relations, Mouvement Desjardins, 514-281-7000, ext. 5553436, [email protected]

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