Electronic Execution Services

Responsive, efficient, dynamic access to global capital markets.

Scotiabank drives innovation by investing in both people and technology. We take a client-focused approach, customizing our full suite of liquidity seeking and benchmark algorithms for performance, reliability, and ease of use.

Novel Quantitative Approach

  • Algo platform designed from the ground up for best execution, including model-driven signals for our limit order placement model, tick time-based trade schedules, and robust forecasts enhanced with real-time inputs based on market conditions.

Specialized Products and Workflow Solutions

  • Tailor-made solutions for Pairs Trading in Canada and the U.S., Algo to Swap in the U.S., and U.S. ETF-centric algos that trade the underlying basket with added liquidity from market makers.
  • Simplified trading workflows via REDShift, a customizable, rules-based framework for automating algo strategy selection.

Execution Consulting Services

Our tailored analysis can enhance execution quality, reduce trading costs, and increase alpha capture.

  • Algo usage analysis with trade details, benchmark costs, and actionable recommendations to improve execution quality.
  • Deep dive analysis to improve algo selection, order timing, and alpha capture.

Learn more about our state-of-the-art electronic trading tools through ScotiaRED.

Market Structure Reports

Gain insights into market structure changes, navigating regulatory topics, and the use of algorithmic trading tools across the Americas. 

Our reports provide data-driven insights and market structure opinion.


Deep Canadian expertise

Preferential retail flow access

AI-enhanced routing

Next generation platform

United States

Next generation algo platform

Access to unique liquidity and dark aggregator

ETF-centric trading strategies

Latin America

Global-local market expertise

Unique liquidity seeking strategy

Single ticket user experience

Documents and FAQs

Speak to our professionals

Susan Buchanan
Director, Electronic Execution Services Sales & Market Structure, Global  Equity Trading, Toronto

Phone: 437-246-6820

Joe Pires
Director, US Equity Execution, New York

Phone: 212-225-6512