Bay Street – Definition

Cite this article as:"Bay Street – Definition," in The Business Professor, updated December 10, 2019, last accessed August 10, 2020,


Bay Street Definition

Bay Street is the name used for Canada’s Financial District in Toronto. It is similar to how Wall Street is used to refer to the US financial district in New York.

The Toronto Stock Exchange is located very near Bay Street. It has the largest number of listed securities of any stock exchange. Also, four of Canada’s five major banks (CIBC, TD Bank, Scotiabank, and Bank of Montreal) are located in this area.

Reference for “Bay Street” › Investing › Financial Analysis

Was this article helpful?