Investment types

There are so many different ways to invest in your financial future.

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Build the portfolio you want, no matter what kind of investor you are.


Choose from a wide range of stocks listed on major North American exchanges.


Find out more about ETFs and their potential benefits

Mutual funds

Invest in over 3,500 mutual funds, including Series D funds specifically designed for direct investing clients.


Enjoy transparent, commission-style pricing of a $1 a bond2 on thousands of Canadian and U.S. fixed income products.

New issues

Get access to hundreds of New Issue offerings covering a range of industry sectors.


Choose from a large inventory of safe and flexible investment options from both Scotiabank and third-party providers.


Enjoy advanced tools and competitive pricing to get the most from your options trading experience.

Compare your investment options

This comparison can help you determine what your best investment option is based on your needs, time horizon to invest, and risk tolerance.

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