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How to open a Scotia iTRADE account?
Opening an account is easy and takes about 15 minutes. Our helpful tips & checklist below could help make the process easier for you.
How to add funds or transfer money to Scotia iTRADE?
Transferring funds to Scotia iTRADE® is simple. Explore three options to learn how to add funds from a Scotiabank Account or another financial institution.
How to place a trade on Scotia iTRADE?
Are you considering placing a trade? You can buy or sell stocks on Scotia iTRADE® by following these simple steps. Understand price types and order types here.
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Not sure about some of the trading terms and language? Refer to our glossary list for definitions of trading terms.
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How to use Quotes & Research1
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