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Interested in adding bonds, GICs and fixed income investments to your portfolio? We'll guide you through the steps to buy and sell fixed income securities.
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Buying fixed income

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  • If you're trading in the US market but choose to pay from the Canadian dollar component of your brokerage account, foreign exchange rates will apply.
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Selling fixed income

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  • Estimated proceeds include the commission.


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Confirm the status of your order

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  • Select “Trade fill alerts” to subscribe for and receive email notifications once your trade order is filled
  • The standard settlement periods are:
    • Federal Government Bonds (less than 3 years): Transaction date + 2 business days (T+2)
    • Federal Government Bonds (more than 3 years): Transaction date + 2 business days (T+2)
    • Provincial/Municipal/Corporate bonds: Transaction date + 2 business days (T+2)
    • GICs: Transaction date + one business day (T+1)
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