Seize market opportunities with real-time streaming data and charting

Scotia iTRADE FlightDesk is a premium online trading platform with powerful tools for equity and options1 trading so you benefit from complete real-time up to the minute data, control, flexibility and in-depth analysis when making your trades.



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Scotia iTRADE offers two levels of service; ‘Standard’ offering all key features listed and ‘Premium’, which gives access to market depth (level 2 quotes) – so that you can choose the one that’s right for you.

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  • One-click equity order entry
  • Real-time trade notifications that allow you to receive updates to your order status without having to check the Order Book.
  • 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
  • Customizable, flexible and intuitive web-based workspace, watchlist data fields and technical chart indicators, symbols and components for an optimal view and faster trade execution
  • Three unique layouts to suit different trading styles – flex sheet, accordion and desktop
  • Create and save multiple customized templates
  • Link mode option allows you to broadcast a symbol to multiple components without you having to type in a symbol multiple times
  • Streaming real-time portfolio values
  • View holdings according to their P/L metrics by dollar percentage and weight
  • Set alerts to monitor P/L
  • Market Pulse is a fully customizable tool that gives you coverage of market-moving stocks on Canadian and US markets with real-time streaming data, so you can spot opportunities as they happen.
  • Stream multiple Watchlists (up to 1,000 symbols) and equity/options quotes in real-time
  • Real-time Heat Maps allow you to visualize the data to easily identify securities moving in the marketplace
  • 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
  • Charting indicators for technical analysis – Moving Averages, Bollinger Bands, Envelops, SAR Parabolic, and more
  • Trade equity and set price alerts directly from your chart - take control of your trading and act fast when you spot an opportunity
  • Customizable index tool with the ability to expand and view constituents
  • Customizable charts with streaming price movements by ticks, minutes, hours, days, weeks, and months


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These features are not available on FlightDesk Standard Service.

Options involve risk, are not suitable for all investors and are intended for sophisticated investors. Before trading options, please carefully review the Options Account Agreement contained in the Customer Agreements and Disclosure Documents section of Scotia iTRADE Relationship Disclosure Document and Terms and Conditions brochure.

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.