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New CIBC USD to CAD Foreign Exchange in Investor's Edge

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Jr. Member
Nov 26, 2014
110 posts
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Vancouver, BC

New CIBC USD to CAD Foreign Exchange in Investor's Edge

What are your thoughts on the new feature? Anyone try it yet? Is the exchange rate comparable to doing norbert's gambit?

"Foreign Exchange - new!
Submit a request to convert funds between CAD and USD currencies." for CIBC Investor's Edge Starting May 7,2020
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Newbie
Oct 2, 2019
5 posts
1 upvote
Did you ever find out the answer to this question? Is it still worth it to do Norbert's Gambit?
Member
May 12, 2006
288 posts
167 upvotes
Anyone know the answer to this?

All the info I found online are the old system, I want to know if there is a fee to use that foreign exchange option. According to the site below, they charge 2%. And along time ago, they didn't charge any exchange fee when they only allowed holdings in cad.

https://www.stocktrades.ca/norberts-gambit/
Member
Oct 17, 2014
303 posts
259 upvotes
Toronto, ON
Spyder01 wrote: Anyone know the answer to this?

All the info I found online are the old system, I want to know if there is a fee to use that foreign exchange option. According to the site below, they charge 2%. And along time ago, they didn't charge any exchange fee when they only allowed holdings in cad.

https://www.stocktrades.ca/norberts-gambit/
No fee.
On Feb 01, 2021 the rate CIBCIE used is 1.299910; rate from xe.com is 1.2825547310
Newbie
Nov 14, 2013
59 posts
58 upvotes
Oakville
They take about a penny on the dollar more than the current exchange rate

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