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HSBC InvestDirect Investment Products

HSBC InvestDirect offers a wide range of investment choices.

Earn a trading bonus up to $500 on North American trades, and trade on the go with the HSBC Canada app for iOS users!

Which type of investment is right for me?

Start here to learn more about all of the investment choices available to you through HSBC InvestDirect.

Equities and ETFs

Build your portfolio from a wide range of equities and Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and gain access to world-class research and innovative tools to help select and manage your investments.

  • Access to more markets than any other Canadian self-directed brokers
  • Invest in ETFs with no minimum investment requirements

Mutual funds

We give you the opportunity to diversify your portfolio with a broad range of mutual funds. Choose from more than 4,000 funds1

  • Find funds with online screening tools
  • Use ratings to choose top-performing funds

Fixed income

We give you the opportunity to diversify your portfolio with a broad range of fixed income products.

  • Enjoy long-term investment opportunities
  • Generate a steady income stream
  • Invest in Canadian and foreign bonds (government and corporate)


Choose GICs with various maturity options to generate steady and stable cash flows while preserving your capital.

  • Generate steady and stable cash flow
  • Choose from more than 250 CDIC-eligible GICs
  • Access to HSBC and 3rd Party GICs

IPOs and New Issues

Purchase a variety of Initial Public Offerings (IPOs).

  • Capitalize on IPOs as soon as they are issued
  • Subscribe to IPO email notifications
  • Choose IPOs from across a range of asset classes

Canadian and U.S. options

Take advantage of market fluctuations by consider Options investing.

  • Trade on any North American options exchange
  • Trade options in Canadian or US dollars
  • Leverage HSBC's global trading expertise

Precious metal certificates

Trade gold and silver certificates with HSBC InvestDirect.

  • Precious metal certificates represent ounces of gold and silver held electronically
  • Minimum purchase for gold is 10 oz. and 500 oz. for silver
  • The procedure to deposit a precious metal certificate is the same as depositing a North American share certificate

Access educational articles covering the basic investing principles and strategies to guide your investment journey.

1 An early redemption fee of 1% of the selling value (minimum $40) applies to all funds sold within 90 days of purchase, with the exception of money market funds.

HSBC InvestDirect is a division of HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of, but separate entity from, HSBC Bank Canada. HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc. is a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund.

Terms and conditions apply. Offer ends December 31, 2023. For full details about the offer refer to the terms and conditions.

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