Rely On Our Trading Expertise

In a fast-paced and ever changing market, you need a banking partner that can help you assess and manage opportunities and risks as you trade securities and structures. From quality execution of equity-related transactions to the market-making of Canadian and U.S. dollar debt instruments, you can rely on our significant experience in creating innovative transactions to address your most pressing needs.

Fixed Income

Our Fixed Income Trading Group offers a variety of products denominated in Canadian and U.S. dollars, on a primary and secondary basis. Our capabilities span across Canada and major international financial centres and enable you to route orders via phone or our electronic trading platform. Acting as agent only, our execution team provides support for all your transactions, ensures quality of fills and supervises exchange-reporting requirements. Our Credit Trading professionals are also available to help you assess and manage credit risk through the structuring and distribution of credit derivatives. Our Interest Rate Derivatives team provides customized vanilla and structured hedging solutions in multiple currencies.

Foreign Exchange

Our Foreign Exchange Trading team provides access to spot, forward and option products in all major and most minor currencies to reduce risk from foreign currency exposure and capitalize on market opportunities. In Canada, we are a top-tier provider of Canadian dollar spot and forward transactions and, globally, we offer a 24-hour trading facility.

Our single-dealer platform provides foreign exchange trading with CIBC as sole counterparty and straight-through processing for seamless execution. Additional capabilities provide connectivity to CIBC Capital Markets via multi-dealer foreign exchange trading services and an API through FIX protocol with direct connection to ECNs for minimal trade latency. ​

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We specialize in the structuring and trading of precious and base metal and energy products, bringing you a wealth of experience in risk management solutions. Based in New York, with representatives in Toronto, Calgary, London and Hong Kong, we are recognized as one of North America's premier energy and metals Risk Management Derivative teams.


With our Global Markets team, you have access to the complete range of execution services — including block trading, portfolio trading, algorithms and direct electronic access — enabling you to trade according to your individual preferences and needs. Our specialists help you mix and match traditional agency and electronic trading to get the combination that best meets your specific requirements.

Variety of Order Flow

CIBC Capital Markets has one of the largest retail networks and is the largest provider of direct electronic access in Canada. This, coupled with our algorithmic product line-up and institutional order flow, provides a varied and diverse pool of liquidity.


As a technology leader, we are connected to all major execution and order management system providers enabling you to simply select CIBC Capital Markets from your existing trading terminals or code via FIX.

Commission Management

As an institutional equity client in Canada, you can customize and unbundle commissions with our leading commission management services enabling you to maximize execution without compromising choice. Either through commission sharing arrangements or traditional soft dollar arrangements, we provide flexible methods of commission accumulation. There are various execution services available to fund the account including high-touch block trading, access to our equity portfolio trading desk, inter-listed algos and a top-ranked direct electronic access desk. Our on-line commission management portal provides access to every aspect of your commission management activities.

Growth Markets

We handle our clients’ needs for foreign exchange, fixed income products, equities and other financial instruments in growth markets to support their international business activities. For foreign exchange, we trade cash, non-deliverables and options in many currencies, and execute physical delivery in the Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa. We also trade dollar-denominated sovereign and corporate bonds in South America and the Caribbean, interest rate swaps in Asia, Mexico and Chile and equities in numerous markets around the world. This is all backed by a 24-hour trading facility.