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Top 10 Traded Stocks and ETFs in January 2024

Written by Inspired Investor Trade  | Published on February 8, 2024

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With each new month, we take a look back to see what RBC Direct Investing clients have been trading. Here's a look at the top 10 stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) bought and sold by clients in January. Plus, see what stocks clients were adding to their watchlists last month.

Top 10 Stocks and ETFs Bought at RBC Direct Investing in January 2024

(Rankings based on filled Canadian and U.S. equity and fund trades placed by RBC Direct Investing clients in the month of January.)

  Stock (bought)   ETF (bought)
1. Tesla Inc 1.  iShares U.S. IG Corporate Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)
2. NVIDIA Corp 2. iShares Global Government Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)
3. Enbridge Inc 3. iShares Core S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF
4. Toronto-Dominion Bank 4. iShares Core Canadian Short Term Bond Index ETF
5. Marathon Digital Holdings Inc 5. iShares Core Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF
6. Advanced Micro Devices Inc 6. iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF
7. Royal Bank of Canada 7. iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets IMI Index ETF
8. Bank of Nova Scotia  8. iShares Core S&P 500 Index ETF
9. Shopify Inc 9. Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF
10. Hut 8 Corp 10. iShares ESG Advanced Canadian Corporate Bond Index ETF

Top 10 Stocks and ETFs Sold at RBC Direct Investing in January 2024

(Rankings based on filled Canadian and U.S. equity and fund trades placed by RBC Direct Investing clients in the month of January.)

  Stock (sold)   ETF (sold)
1. Tesla Inc 1. iShares Core Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF
2. Royal Bank of Canada 2. iShares Global Government Bond Index ETF (CAD-Hedged)
3. NVIDIA Corp 3. iShares Core S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF
4. Marathon Digital Holdings Inc 4. iShares Core S&P 500 Index ETF
5. Shopify Inc 5. iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF
6. Advanced Micro Devices Inc 6. iShares ESG Aware Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF
7. Apple Inc 7. iShares Core Canadian Short Term Bond Index ETF
8. Toronto-Dominion Bank 8. BetaPro Natural Gas Leveraged Daily Bull ETF
9. Enbridge Inc 9. iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Index ETF
10. Bitfarms Ltd 10. ProShares UltraPro QQQ

Top 10 Stocks and ETFs Added to Watchlists at RBC Direct Investing in January 2024

(Rankings based on number of times Canadian and U.S. equities and funds were added to watchlists by RBC Direct Investing clients in the month of January.)

  Stock (added to watchlists)   ETF (added to watchlists)
1. NVIDIA Corp 1. ​Vanguard S&P 500 Index ETF​
2. Royal Bank of Canada 2. Ishares Bitcoin Trust
3. Tesla Inc  3. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF​
4. (tied) Enbridge Inc 4. Vanguard FTSE Canadian High Dividend Yield Index ETF
4. (tied) Microsoft Corp 5. iShares Core Equity ETF Portfolio
6. Apple Inc 6. SPDR® S&P 500 ETF Trust 
7. Toronto-Dominion Bank 7. Invesco QQQ Trust
8. Amazon.com Inc 8. BMO S&P 500 Index ETF (CAD)
9. Bank of Nova Scotia 9. Vanguard All-Equity ETF Portfolio
10. Advanced Micro Devices Inc 10. ARK 21Shares Bitcoin ETF

Ready to explore? Get started with your research on the RBC Direct Investing site:

  • The Search for a Quote Page lets you take a closer look at stocks that may interest you or make a trade.
  • Check out the Investor's Toolkit for access to stock screeners, analyst ratings and pick lists, and other helpful research tools.
  • Watchlists can help you keep an eye on stocks you've already invested in, or ones you want to learn more about.

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