Current rates

Our latest rates for Guaranteed Investment Certificates, bonds and other investments and loans.

Rates-at-a-glance (as of 07-May-2021 )

Guaranteed Investment Certificates Rates

Guaranteed Investment Certificates Rates: Displays the rate for Guaranteed Investment Certificates for terms from 30 days through 5 years.
Term Rate Term Rate
30-Day
0.2%
1 Year 0.81%
90-Day 0.3% 2 Year 1.06%
180-day 0.5% 3 Year 1.4%
270-day 0.5% 4 Year 1.7%
    5 Year 1.9%

Guaranteed Investment Certificates are issued by a CDIC-insured financial institution and pay a fixed rate for a fixed term. Maximum purchase of $100,000 per institution per account.

For more information on these and other investments, please contact your local Edward Jones financial advisor today.

Provincial Bonds

Provincial Bonds: Displays the rate range for Provincial Bonds for terms from 0 to over 16 years.
Term Rate Range
0 - 5 Year 0.14% to 0.92%
6 - 15 Year 0.87% to 2.13%
16+ Year 2.23% to 2.73%

These securities are backed by the issuing province as to the payment of principal and interest, based on its ability to levy and collect taxes. This does not remove market or interest risk.

For more information on these and other investments, please contact your local Edward Jones financial advisor today.

Corporate Bonds

Corporate Bonds: Displays the rate range for Corporate Bonds for terms from 0 to over 16 years.
Term Rate Range
0 - 5 Year 0.11% to 1.34%
6 - 15 Year 1.1% to 2.71%
16+ Year 2.34% to 3.99%

Corporate bonds are issued by various corporations and are available with various credit ratings, which vary according to the issuer. These also carry market and interest risk.

For more information on these and other investments, please contact your local Edward Jones financial advisor today.

Zero Coupon Bonds

Zero Coupon Bonds: Displays the rate range for Zero Coupon Bonds for terms from 0 to over 16 years.
Term Rate Range
0 - 5 Year 0.13% to 0.89%
6 - 15 Year 1.13% to 2.2%
16+ Year 0% to 0%

These securities are derived from Government of Canada, Provincial Government, and Corporate bonds. The coupons are removed and sold as different securities. The zero coupon security carries the same backing as the original bond. Market and interest risks are greater with zero coupon securities than with the original bond.

For more information on these and other investments, please contact your local Edward Jones financial advisor today.

U.S. Dollar Pay Bonds

U.S. Dollar Pay Bonds: Displays the rate range for U.S. Dollar Pay Bonds for terms from 0 to over 16 years.
Term Rate Range
0 - 5 Year 0% to 0%
6 - 15 Year 0% to 0%
16+ Year 0% to 0%

These securities are comprised of U.S. dollar corporate bonds, U.S. dollar Yankee bonds, which are Canadian corporate bonds issued in U.S. dollars, and FDIC-insured CDs.

For more information on these and other investments, please contact your local Edward Jones financial advisor today.

Rates on Cash Account /Premium Interest Account (PIA)

Rates on Cash Account /Premium Interest Account (PIA): Displays the Canadian and U.S. Dollar Balance Rates on Cash Accounts or Premium Interest Accounts with less than and greater than $5,000, Non-Premium Interest Accounts, and Registered Cash Balances.
  CA Dollar Balance Rate U.S. Dollar Balance Rate
PIA with less than $5,000 0.01% 0.01%
PIA greater than $5,000 0.15% 0.10%
Non-PIA 0.01% 0.01%
Registered Cash Balances 0.01% N/A
Rates on Cash Account /Premium Interest Account (PIA): Displays the Canadian and U.S. Dollar Balance Rates on Cash Accounts or Premium Interest Accounts with less than $50,000 to over $500,000.
  CA Dollar Balance Rate U.S. Dollar Balance Rate
Less than $50,000 4.20% 5.75%
$50,000 to $99,999 3.95% 5.50%
$100,000 to $249,999 3.70% 5.25%
$250,000 to $499,999 3.45% 5.00%
$500,000 and greater 3.45% 3.50%

(Interest on cash balances are paid only if at least $1 of interest is generated) For more information on these and other investments, please contact your local Edward Jones financial advisor today.

Currency Exchange Rate

Currency Exchange Rate: Displays the Currency Exchange Rate to buy and sell U.S. Dollars.
Buy USD 1.2315 CAD
Sell USD 1.2065 USD

The exchange rate applied to any particular transaction may vary from that shown.

Key Market Rate

Key Market Rate: Displays the Canadian and U.S. Prime Rates.
  Rate
Canadian Prime Rate 2.45%
U.S. Prime Rate 3.25%

This is the rate that commercial banks charge on loans to their best commercial customers. Interest rates on other loans are often based on the prime rate.

Important Information:

The rates and yields presented are those available on the revision date and time displayed. They are expressed as yield to maturity (YTM), unless otherwise noted, and are subject to availability and change without notice.


This information is presented to better enable you to recognize the underlying differences between the investments featured and the resulting relationships of the rates presented.


There is a risk/reward relationship to every investment. Put simply, this means the higher the rate of return, the greater the relative risk. Unless otherwise noted, the investments shown are for a specified term. The rates displayed assume ownership until due date or termination date for the investment. Should your ownership cease for any reason prior to that date, the amount of principal you receive may differ from that originally invested (market risk), and your return may differ from that shown (interest risk).