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Highly engaged investors need our premier trading technology and powerful tools.

Now you can seize market opportunities with a platform that supports both equity and options trading.

Scotia iTRADE FlightDesk® offers complete control, flexibility and in-depth analysis, with two levels of service so all your needs are covered.

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Benefits

You control what you see, and how you want to see it:

  • Two levels of service: Premium and Standard
  • One-click equity order entry
  • Advanced charting with in-depth technical indicators
  • Streaming real-time data, news and portfolio values
  • Overview of Canadian and U.S. Market Movers at a glance
  • Flexible and intuitive web-based workspace
  • See trade options within the Options Chain* or independently with the Options Order component

Features

Market pulse

This fully customizable data mining tool gives you coverage of market-moving stocks on Canadian and US markets with real-time data streaming, so you can spot opportunities as they happen.

Detachable components and equity trading in charts

  • Detach and move components across the desktop for an optimal view and faster trade execution
  • Take control of your trading and act fast when you spot an opportunity – trade equity and set price alerts directly from your chart
  • Customize your workspace, watch list data fields and technical chart indicators
  • Change how technical signals appear on the charts in only a few clicks

Equity and options trading

  • One-click equity order entry
  • See trade options within the Options Chain* or independently with the
    Options Order component
  • Bid and Ask size trend indicator to capture price momentum 
  • Market If Touched orders 
  • Research historical trades in the Order Book for the past 90 days

Positions and account balances

  • Streaming real-time portfolio values
  • View holdings according to their P/L metrics by dollar,
    percentage and weight
  • Set Alerts to monitor P/L   
  • Streaming real-time account balances

Market data

  • View Watchlists and Equity / Options quotes with streaming real-time data
  • Streaming real-time Heat Maps to easily identify securities moving in the marketplace
  • Customizable charts with streaming price movements by ticks, minutes, hours, days, weeks, and months
  • Streaming news headlines from Reuters
  • Multiple Watchlists with up to 1,000 symbols

Analytics

  • Strategy-based layouts for Options Chains – generate intuitive
    design and interfaces*
  • Analytics for Options Chains – What-if Analysis, Risk and Reward Profiles, Max Gain and Loss Summary*
  • Wide Array of Fundamentals – Company Profile, Financial Statements, Earnings Estimates, Analyst Evaluation, and more
  • Chart Indicators and Functions for Technical Analysis – Moving Averages, Bollinger Bands, Envelops, SAR Parabolic, and more

Web-based workspace

  • Three unique layouts to suit different trading styles – Flexsheet,
    Accordion and Desktop
  • Drag and drop symbols and components
  • Create and save multiple customized templates
  • Customizable index tool with ability to expand and view constituents
  • Broadcast function – allows linked components to receive and display content based on a single input

Scotia iTRADE FlightDesk® training videos

See how simple self-directed investing can be with Scotia iTRADE

Adding new components

Adding new components

Length 3:22

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Equity trading

Equity trading

Length 14:46

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Options trading

Options trading*

Length 11:01

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Order book

Order book

Length 11:01

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Content is for general information purposes only, is not intended to provide personal investment advice and does not take into account the specific objectives, personal, financial, legal or tax situation, or particular needs of any specific person. You should seek your own professional advice regarding the appropriateness of implementing strategies before taking any action. Nothing contained in this content is or should be relied upon as a promise or representation as to future performance or results. Neither Scotia Capital Inc. nor any of its affiliates accepts any liability whatsoever for any loss arising from any use of this content.

Content is for general information purposes only, is not intended to provide personal investment advice and does not take into account the specific objectives, personal, financial, legal or tax situation, or particular needs of any specific person. You should seek your own professional advice regarding the appropriateness of implementing strategies before taking any action. Nothing contained in this content is or should be relied upon as a promise or representation as to future performance or results. Neither Scotia Capital Inc. nor any of its affiliates accepts any liability whatsoever for any loss arising from any use of this content.