Scotia iTRADE Introduces the New FlightDesk Market Data Platform

TORONTO, May 10 /CNW/ - Scotia iTRADE® today announced the launch of FlightDeskTM, a new fully-customizable and intuitive online market data platform designed for active traders to identify market opportunities.

"FlightDesk is our most powerful and fully-customizable market data platform to date," says Bob Grant, Managing Director, Online Brokerage, Scotiabank. "FlightDesk offers clients more control of their market data with advanced tools, in-depth analysis and the ability to customize their platform the way they want it."

FlightDesk enables online traders to:

  • Assess market opportunities faster with intuitive navigation;
  • Analyze with more precision using streaming real-time data and news;
  • Utilize fully customizable quotes and real-time options chains;
  • Create multiple customized workspaces; and
  • Compare, filter and organize data and watchlists, all on one screen.

FlightDesk adds to the existing complement of trading platforms including the Scotia iTRADE website, Scotia iTRADE Trading DeskTM, and Scotia iTRADE ProTM.

For more information on Scotia iTRADE's FlightDesk, please visit www.scotiaitrade.com.

About Scotia iTRADE

Scotia iTRADE (Order-Execution Only Accounts) is a division of Scotia Capital Inc. ("SCI"). SCI is a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada. 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.
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About Scotiabank

Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and Canada's most international bank. With more than 70,000 employees, Scotiabank Group and its affiliates serve some 18.6 million customers in more than 50 countries around the world. Scotiabank offers a broad range of products and services including personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking. With assets above $541 billion (as at January 31, 2011), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York Exchanges (BNS). For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.

SOURCE Scotiabank

For further information:

Robyn Harper, Scotiabank Media Communications, (416) 933-1093, robyn_harper@scotiacapital.com


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