Sales & Trading

Institutions across sectors and continents look to Morgan Stanley for sales, trading and market-making services. We are continuously discovering innovative forms of investment to generate superior returns.

Institutional Equities

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    Cash Equities

    We provide premium support to institutional clients in Canada and around the world, executing transactions in cash equity and equity-related products. These include common stocks, global depository receipts and exchange-traded funds. 

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    Equity Derivatives

    We are a leading provider of execution services across global equity derivatives markets. Our offering encompasses equity options and swaps, warrants, structured notes and futures on individual securities, indices and baskets of securities. 

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    Prime Brokerage

    Our strong client relationships, cutting-edge platform and intellectual insights help us provide world-class prime brokerage services* to our clients. We are a leading choice for financing, market access and portfolio management needs.  


    *Prime brokerage services are provided through a U.S. affiliate to Canadian Permitted Clients only. 

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    Electronic Trading

    Morgan Stanley Electronic Trading (MSET) offers global access to cash equities, options and futures. Our electronic trading applications incorporate a broad range of algorithms, smart order routing and direct market access.

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    Global Market Research

    Our equity offerings are backed by the firm’s extensive research program, comprising a global network of analysts, strategists and economists who deliver timely and thorough analysis of companies, industries, markets and world economies. 

Fixed Income

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    Our sales division helps institutional clients—such as banks, insurance companies, hedge funds, pension funds and mutual funds— work toward their investment goals, providing in-depth product expertise and insights from across the firm.

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    We offer risk management, investor products, financing solutions and liquidity across commodities markets, including oil, metals, power and natural gas. Our team aims to help you grow your businesses with more efficient access to capital.

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    Macro Products

    Morgan Stanley is a global dealer in interest rate and currency products, including interest rate cash and derivatives, foreign exchange options, and sophisticated strategies for emerging-markets sovereign countries. 

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    Global Credit Products

    Morgan Stanley trades all fixed-income assets with embedded credit in a variety of areas, from municipal securities to investment-grade and high-yield bonds to credit derivatives trading. We structure, underwrite and trade the full range of collateralized securities.

Innovative Services for Your Unique Needs

Learn more about our sales, trading and market-making services for institutions.