Leverage a security's price movement for potential profit.

Benefits of Options


Tends to utilize capital efficiently by participating in an underlying asset's price movement without usually having a position in it

Revenue generation

Potentially earn revenue by selling options for premium

Risk mitigation

Can be used to help hedge against unfavourable market conditions

Are Options right for me?

Options may be considered by an investor who:

  • Understands the underlying concepts of options trading
  • Understands the advantages as well as the risks of a chosen investment strategy
  • Knows how to manage a portfolio when reacting to changes in the market

Options pricing: clear and simple

It's the service, support, and overall experience of investing with us that defines the value for you.

Standard: $9.99 flat rate to buy or sell

Canadian & U.S. stocks standard online commission rate.

Active trader: $7.00 flat rate

150+ trades / quarter on Canadian & U.S. stocks, + $1.25 per contract for Canadian & U.S. options

What you get:

  • Real-time market data and quotes for the Canadian and U.S. markets
  • Exclusive research reports
  • Educational resources that are online and on-demand

Start investing in Options with TD Direct Investing

Open an account
Select the TD Direct Investing account you want to open online or book an appointment.
Fund your account
Transfer funds into your account with the online bill payment or funds transfer feature – or set up recurring deposits.
Start investing toward your goals
Build your portfolio using ETFs, stocks, options, mutual funds, GICs, and more.

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