One of first brokerage firms to become operative in the world as well as the online trading pioneer in Italy. Directa's 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 keeps in mind 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 to differentiate its asset portfolio.

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Discover Directa's new browser-based online trading platform, a powerful trading tool, packed with stock trading features, yet simple and intuitive to use.
It adapts to any device without the need to install any 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 can intervene in timely manner on the applications for both maintenance and further development.  Directa's trading platforms are known for their ease of use and do not require software installation on the user's machine and are fully integrated with one another.

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Products and Fees

With Directa you can operate on a wide range of financial instruments: 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 plans, based on the number of transactions. Make sure to not miss out to trade at zero fees on a whole lot of listed funds, ETFs, ETCs and Certificates. With the unmatched advantage of being able to do trading in all the available markets from one single account in euros without having to change any 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, as it has made that its flagship through the years 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 Championship 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" meaning literally in Italian: "Trading pills", is a bite-sized video presentation on the most relevant topics of the current affairs/events in the financial markets: the monthly session is held at our Turin office, but you can follow the live stream on facebook or re-watch it at your own times
  • The International Online University Trading Challenge, which came to its sixth edition, is an international university level online trading championship, all done with real money. The competition pits teams made up of students from all over Europe
  • Summerschool is the summer event, open to all university students with a passion for online trading and finance in general
  •, our dedicated site: has the focus on capital increases, daily press releases, and the Italian exchanges' schedule of special operations