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Scotiabank

Scotiabank

August 13, 2014 08:30 ET

Scotia iTRADE Adds More Power to Their Mobile Trading Apps

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - August 13, 2014) - Scotia iTRADE® has announced enhancements to its powerful mobile trading app for Android and BlackBerry that will put even more information at the fingertips of direct investors.

These enhancements will improve the efficiency and ease of managing investments. Scotia iTRADE clients will now gain access to the following features when using the Scotia iTRADE app for BlackBerry and Android:

  • Fundamental data and analyst ratings;
  • Level 2 Quotes on Order Entry which will be available for Canadian securities;
  • DRIP (Direct Reinvesting Plan) and DPP (Dividend Purchase Plan) product indicator, which will enable clients to easily view enrolled investments.

"The Scotia iTRADE mobile app has grown with immense popularity since its launch in 2012, so we couldn't be more excited to be offering these new features to direct investors," said Susi McCord, Managing Director of Business Development at Scotia iTRADE. "We're always listening to our clients to ensure they have access to the cutting-edge tools and resources they need to invest with confidence -- whether they're in the office or on the go."

As part of the enhancements, Scotia iTRADE will now be offering its mobile trading app on the BlackBerry 10 operating system as well as more functionality to the Scotia iTRADE app for iPad

The new features of the Scotia iTRADE app for iPad include DRIP and DPP enrollment, withdrawal of eligible securities, as well as Scotia iTRADE and Scotiabank® app integration. This integration will enable customers to seamlessly switch between the banking and brokerage apps without the need to re-enter their ScotiaCard® or Scotiabank credit card number and password. 

About Scotia iTRADE
Scotia iTRADE is Scotiabank's online brokerage service. At Scotia iTRADE, direct investors can choose from a range of trading platforms and benefit from low commissions, a variety of online tools and resources, as well as investor education customized by skill level. For more information please visit www.scotiaitrade.com.

Scotia iTRADE (Order-Execution Only Accounts) is a division of Scotia Capital Inc. ("SCI"). SCI is a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and the Canadian Investor Protection Fund . Scotia iTRADE does not provide investment advice or recommendations and investors are responsible for their own investment decisions. ®Registered trademark of The Bank of Nova Scotia. Used under license.

®iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. ®BlackBerry is owned by Research in Motion and is registered in the U.S. and may be pending or registered in other countries. ™Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Scotia iTRADE is not endorsed by, sponsored by or affiliated with Research in Motion Limited, Apple Inc. or Google Inc.

About Scotiabank
Scotiabank is a leading financial services provider in over 55 countries and Canada's most international bank. Through our team of more than 86,000 employees, Scotiabank and its affiliates offer a broad range of products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management, corporate and investment banking to over 21 million customers. With assets of $792 billion (as at April 30, 2014), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (TSX: BNS) and New York (NYSE: BNS) Exchanges. Scotiabank distributes the Bank's media releases using Marketwired. For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.

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