Directa is one of the first brokerage firms to become operative in the world, as well as the online trading pioneer in Italy. Our online trading system is simple and reliable, and ensures an efficient online trading environment, whether on PC, Mac, tablets or smartphones. Over 18,000 users have chosen to trust their online trading operations with Directa's trading tools, apps, and platforms. You can choose it too!

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What's New

Directa focuses on the needs of the professional commodity operators who trade futures on these instruments in order to achieve a better risk management. Commodities also represent a viable alternative for every investor in need of differentiating their asset portfolio.

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Discover Directa's new browser-based online trading platform, a powerful trading tool packed with stock trading features that are simple and intuitive to use.
It adapts to any device and does not require an installation of a program or application.

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Directa's platforms are compatible with all major operating systems (such as Windows, Mac, Unix, Linux) and are available for all customers without additional fees. They are internally developed by our programmers who efficiently and frequently check the applications for both maintenance and further development. Directa's trading platforms are known for their for their ease of use and do not require software installation on the user's machine. They are also fully synced with one another, so the operations on one platform will carry over to another.

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Products and Fees

With Directa, you can operate on a wide range of financial instruments such as stocks, derivatives, fixed income securities, certificates, ETFs/ETCs, options, currencies, and commodities. In your trading fees plan you can choose between fixed or degressive commission, depending on your number of transactions. Make sure you do not miss out in trading with zero fees on an abundance of listed funds, ETFs, ETCs, and certificates. Directa provides an incomparable advantage to customers by being able to trade in all the available markets from one single account in euros with no need to ever change currency.

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Training and educational materials

Directa has always given special care to the training and the financial education of its customers, and through the years, this has become Directa's flagship. This is done by authoring and organizing a wide-ranging program of events and courses designed for all kinds of investors:

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  • Online webinars
  • Courses throughout Italy, organized since 2009 in collaboration with our partner banks
  • The TradingLeague Championships which is a real-time and real-money live online trading competition involving 3 contenders - TradingLeague matches are held on a monthly basis
  • The "Pillole di Borsa" which translates to "Trading Pills", is a short video presentation about the most relevant topics of the current affairs/events in the financial markets - the monthly session is held at the Turin office. You can also follow the livestream on Facebook and watch or re-watch on your own times
  • The International Online University Trading Challenge, which has reached its sixth edition is an international university-level online trading competition done with real money. The competition pits teams made up of students from all over Europe
  • Summer school, which is a large summer event that is open to all university students with a strong interest in finance, students who are passionate about Online Trading
  • Directaworld.it is our dedicated site that focuses on capital increases, daily press releases, and the Italian Exchanges' schedule of special operations