Margin Accounts

Unlock your trading potential

Account Highlights

Boost your buying power with a margin account, by leveraging value in your portfolio.

  • This is our fully loaded account
    You can use more advanced strategies and react quickly to market opportunities you might otherwise have missed.
  • Your portfolio can be a powerful borrowing tool
    Borrow against value in the securities you already own to make additional investments.
  • Trade competitively with competitive rates
    Trades on margin benefit from competitive margin rates.
  • Access next-level trading strategies and platforms
    Sophisticated investment strategies, including option trades and short selling. Clients with margin accounts get exclusive access to our thinkorswim platform.

Margin Accounts vs. Cash Accounts

Margin Accounts

What are the available investment types?

Stocks, mutual funds, ETFs, fixed income and Options

Can I buy securities using leverage?

Yes

Can I trade options?

Yes

Is short selling permitted?

Yes

Can I trade with thinkorswim?

Yes

What are the available investment types?

Stocks, mutual funds, ETFs and fixed income

Can I buy securities using leverage?

No

Can I trade options?

No

Is short selling permitted?

No

Can I trade with thinkorswim?

No

Invest the way you want

  • Stocks
    Trade on North American markets, including TSX, NASDAQ, and NYSE
  • Mutual Funds
    Invest in North American mutual funds, including D-Series and TD e-Series Funds®
  • ETFs
    Equity, bond or commodity exchange-traded funds.
  • Options
    Execute the most complex available strategies exclusively in margin accounts. Trading available in all North American markets.
  • Fixed Income
    Bonds, GICs and other fixed income products.

Margin Requirements

When trading on margin, you borrow money against the securities you already own to buy additional securities. Review our margin rates in Margin Requirements & Concentration Guidelines. or visit our margin centre

Securities with Increased Margin

The loan values of some securities may change. Please see our list of Securities with Increased Margin


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