TSX Fee Schedule
Effective October 1st, 2019
- TSX Participating Organization Membership Fees1
Initial Application Fee: $5,000 Registration Fee
*$45,000 of the registration fee will be applied as a credit towards the first year's trading fees
*$45,000 will be applied as a trading registration upgrade fee with the trading activation of a PO number
*$45,000 of the registration upgrade fee will be applied as a credit towards the first year's trading fees
Monthly Membership Fee: $1,500
- TSX Trading Fees2
Opening Trades: $0.0030 / share / side up to a maximum of $30 / trade / side
Monthly fee cap at maximum $100,000 per firm
Must Be Filled (MBF): $0.0030 / share / side up to a maximum of $90 / trade / side Market on Close (MOC): $0.0002 / share / side where trade price is under $1
$0.0025 / share / side where trade price is $1 and over
Per trade cap at maximum of $25 / trade / side
Extended Trading: $0.0010 / share / side Minimum Guaranteed Fill (MGF): $0.0004 per share where trade price is under $1
$0.0030 per share where trade price is $1 or over for interlisted equities3
$0.0017 per share where trade price is $1 or over for non-interlisted equities4
$0.0017 per share where trade price is $1 or over for ETFs
Applies to trades executed against the Market Maker guaranteed fill service
Odd Lot Fill: $0.00025 per share where trade price is under $1
$0.0005 per share where trade price is $1 or over
Applies to trades auto-executed against the Market Maker during Post-Open Continuous trading and in the MOC
MGF Cancellations: $100 per cancellation
Attributed to the participant responsible for causing an MGF trade to be cancelled
Special Settlement Terms: $0.0010 / share / side up to a maximum of $100 / trade / side Cross Printing Facility: Free
Unintentional crosses are billed according to fees for Post-Open Continuous trades
Specialty Crosses: Free
Basis, VWAP, Contingent, Special Trading Session, Internal crosses
Notes/Debentures: $0.10 per $1000 par value / side
1 Initial application and registration fees for new participating organizations and monthly membership fees are subject to GST/HST.
2 Other than as otherwise noted, TSX Trading Fees are GST/HST exempt.
3 A list of interlisted equities for which interlisted rates will apply during the given month will be made available on the TSX website at the beginning of each month. For ETFs that are interlisted, the ETF rates shall apply.
4 Rates apply to any other traded products for which rates have not been otherwise specified.
TSX Post-Open Continuous Trades in Equities and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs):5,6
Where trade price per share is:
<$0.10 $0.10–$0.99 ≥$1.00 for Interlisted Equities3 ≥$1.00 for Non-Interlisted Equities ≥$1.00 for ETFs Removing Displayed Order Volume7 $0.000025 $0.000075 $0.0027 $0.0015 $0.0017 Providing Displayed Order Volume $0.000025 $0.000075 ($0.0023) ($0.0011) ($0.0013) Removing Dark Order Volume (excl. CMO+)8 with SDL or pegged IOC/FOK9 $0 $0 $0.0002 $0.0002 $0.0002 Removing Dark Order Volume (excl. CMO+)8 with other Dark Order10 $0.000025 $0.000075 $0.0010 $0.0010 $0.0010 Removing Dark Order Volume (excl. CMO+)8 with non-Dark Order $0.000025 $0.000075 $0.0027 $0.0015 $0.0017 Providing Dark Order Volume (excl. CMO+)8, 11 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Trades involving Contra Midpoint Only (CMO+) Orders):5,6,12
Where trade price per share is:
<$1.00 Equities - $1.00–$4.99 Equities ≥$5.00 ETFs ≥$1.00 Regular CMO+ trades - Fee / share / side $0.00005 $0.00025 $0.0005 $0.0002 Regular CMO+ trades - Max/ trade / side $5 $10 $10 $5 Unintentional CMO+ crosses13 - Fee / share / side $0 $0 $0 $0
TSX Market Maker Trading Fees on Symbols of Responsibility:14,15
A Tier B symbol credit per symbol of responsibility per month is awarded to Market Makers who meet their monthly performance scores and who have at least one execution during the month on their symbol of responsibility. For symbols with two Market Makers that meet their monthly performance scores, the Tier B symbol credit will be split equally.
Tier B symbol credit ($) where the Tier classification is:
B1 B2 B3 B4 B5 B6 B7 B8 B9 B10 Equities 100 120 140 160 180 200 220 240 260 280 ETFs 50 60 70 80 90 100 130 140 150 160 Odd Lot Fill:
($0.0000) per share
Rate applies to liquidity provided against auto-execution of odd lots during Post-Open Continuous Trading and in the MOC.
TSX Market Makers Post-Open Continuous Trades on Symbols of Responsibility14, 15:
Where trade price per share is:
<$1.00 ≥$1.00 for Interlisted Equities3 - Tier A ≥$1.00 for Interlisted Equities3 - Tier B ≥$1.00 for Non-Interlisted Equities - Tier A ≥$1.00 for Non-Interlisted Equities - Tier B ≥$1.00 for ETFs Displayed Order Volume - Removing7 $0 $0.0027 $0.0027 $0.0015 $0.0015 $0.0017 Displayed Order Volume - Providing16 (Base Rate) ($0.00005) ($0.0025) ($0.0026) ($0.0013) ($0.0014) ($0.0021) Displayed Order Volume - Providing16 (Bonus Rate17) ($0.0028) ($0.0030) ($0.0016) ($0.0019) Removing Dark Order Volume (excl. CMO+)8 with SDL or pegged IOC/FOK9 $0 $0.0002 $0.0002 $0.0002 $0.0002 $0.0002 Removing Dark Order (excl. CMO+)8 Volume with other Dark Order10 $0 $0.0010 $0.0010 $0.0010 $0.0010 $0.0010 Removing Dark Order (excl. CMO+)8 Volume with non-Dark Order $0 $0.0027 $0.0027 $0.0015 $0.0015 $0.0017 Providing Dark Order Volume (excl. CMO+)8, 11 ($0.00005) $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
5 Rates are based on share volume executed, including for executions resulting from matches through Self Trade Management. Where applicable, a firm-wide net credit for Post-Open Continuous trades will first be applied to offset the firm's other trading charges. Any remaining net credit will be paid out to the firm.
6 Rates apply to trades in equities, ETFs and any other traded products for which rates have not been otherwise specified.
7 Rates for removing displayed order volume apply when removing both the disclosed and undisclosed portion of iceberg order volume.
8 Post-open continuous trading fees for dark order volume do not apply to trades between two CMO+ orders. Fees applicable to trades between two CMO+ orders are reflected separately.
9 Applies to any IOC/FOK marked SDL or to any pegged Dark Order marked IOC or FOK when removing resting dark liquidity. See the TMX Equities Markets Order Type and Functionality Guide for a description of pegged Dark Orders
10 Applies to Dark Limit orders and any other Dark Orders that are not marked as SDL, IOC or FOK when executing actively against resting dark liquidity. See the TMX Equities Markets Order Type and Functionality Guide for a description of all Dark Orders
11 Rates for providing dark order volume apply to executions of the undisclosed portion of iceberg order volume.
12 CMO+ fee schedule applies to trades between two CMO+ orders. Where the trade involves a removing CMO+ order and a non-CMO+ providing dark order, the CMO+ removing order is charged according to the CMO+ schedule and the non-CMO+ providing dark order is charged the fees normally applicable in the circumstances for providing non-CMO+ dark order volume.
13 Applies to CMO+ trades between the same broker, regardless of whether the broker has marked one or both sides of the trade as anonymous.
14 Fees waived for opening, Notes and Debentures trades. All other specialty products are billed at regular rates. Trades by the Market Maker involving CMO+ orders are charged at the regular CMO+ rates.
15 For a Market Maker other than an ETF Market Maker, the first $1,000 of net monthly fee generated on trading in its symbols of responsibility will be waived.
16 Providing rates on symbols of responsibility are not applied to participation autofills. Participation autofills are charged at the providing rates for Displayed Order Volume as specified in the table "TSX Post-Open Continuous Trades in Equities and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)".
17 Bonus Rate for providing displayed order volume for a particular assigned symbol applies when the Market Maker's passive post-open continuous traded board lot volume on TSX during the month for the symbol exceeds the monthly target, measured as a percent of Canadian post-open continuous passive board lot trading volume excluding intentional crosses (during standard continuous trading hours of 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.). The target percentages that will apply for each tier during any given month will be made available on the TSX website.
- Common Technology and Other Fees
(Monthly Charges, except as otherwise stated)18, 19
Product Applicable to Each of TSX, TSXV, TSXA 1 Gb Connectivity (Demarcation)20 No Charge 10 Gb Connectivity (Demarcation)20 $1,500 for first primary connection
$1,000 for additional primary connection
$1,000 for disaster recovery connection
New FIX certification $3,000 (one-time) Session bundle set-up $500 per bundle (one-time)
Product Applicable to Each of TSX, TSXV, TSXA General Test Environment (GTE) only $2,000 Base amount for weekend tests $2,500 per test
Broadcast Feed Fees
Product - Broadcast Feeds20, 21 TSX TSXV TSX Alpha Exchange Participating Organization / Member – Internal Use License Fees21 Direct – public and own private content $3,000 $2,000 $2,000 Direct – own private content only $600 $400 $400 Indirect – own private content only $400 $250 $250 Vendor – External Use License Fee23 Public and private content $5,500 $4,000 $4,000 Private content only $1,500 $1,000 $1,000 Fee per decryption key / decrypted feed received (by key / for each Participating Organization / Member represented in decrypted private content) $150 $100 $100
18 Technology, testing and broadcast feed fees are subject to GST/HST
19 'Common Technology and Other Fees' apply with respect to access to the common TMX equities marketplace network infrastructure whether accessing one or all of the TMX equities marketplaces. The ‘General Test Environment (GTE) only' fees similarly provide for access to the test environment for all TMX equities marketplaces.
20 Vendor and participating organization / member are responsible for carrier communication costs.
21 All uses of broadcast feeds must be approved by TSX / TSXV / TSX Alpha Exchange in accordance with the terms of the applicable agreement(s). Additional fees may apply under the TMX Datalinx Market Data Distribution Rates and TSX Alpha Exchange Market Data Fees fee schedules, as applicable.
22 Broadcast feed fees applicable to Participating Organizations / Members generally apply where the Participating Organization / Member is directly receiving a broadcast feed for internal use or where directly or indirectly receiving feed containing Participating Organization's / Member's own private content for internal use, as applicable. A Participating Organization / Member in receipt of a decryption key / feeds of decrypted private content pertaining to another Participating Organization / Member will be considered a Vendor for the purposes of the fee schedule.
23 Broadcast feed fees applicable to vendors generally apply where directly receiving a broadcast feed for redistribution and/or where in receipt of a decryption key pertaining to the private content of a third party or in receipt of a feed containing the decrypted private content of a third party.