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Last C$55.68 CAD
Change Today -1.12 / -1.97%
Volume 4.2M
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1709 Hollis Street

4th Floor

Halifax, NS B3J 1W1


Phone: 902-420-3700

Fax: 902-422-0664

The Bank of Nova Scotia provides financial services in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and parts of Asia. The company serves 23 million customers through a range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking and capital markets. Business Lines Canadian Banking Canadian Banking provides a suite of financial advice and banking solutions to approximately 10 million customers across Canada. It serves these customers through its network of approximately 1,000 branches; 3,900 automated banking machines (ABMs); 400 commercial relationship managers; 100 wealth management offices; and an Internet and mobile banking platform. Canadian Banking includes the following areas: Retail and Small Business Banking provides financial advice, solutions and day-to-day banking products, including debit cards, chequing accounts, credit cards, investments, mortgages, loans, and related insurance products, to individuals and small businesses. The company’s subsidiary, Tangerine Bank, provides Internet, mobile and telephone banking to self-directed customers. Commercial Banking delivers advice and a suite of customized lending, deposit, cash management and trade finance solutions to medium and large businesses, including automotive dealers and their customers to whom the company provides retail automotive financing solutions. Wealth Management is an integrated business unit consisted of asset management and advisory businesses. The asset management business is focused on investment manufacturing and developing investment solutions for both retail and institutional investors. The client-facing wealth businesses, including private client, online and full service brokerage, institutional client services and an independent advisor channel, are focused on providing advice and solutions to clients in Canada. International Banking International Banking includes retail and commercial banking operations in three regions outside of Canada, being Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and Asia. This business provides a range of personal and commercial financial services to approximately 13 million customers (excluding associated corporations) through a network of approximately 2,000 branches and offices; approximately 4,600 ABMs; mobile, Internet and telephone banking; in-store banking kiosks; and specialized sales forces. Global Banking and Markets (GBM) GBM conducts the company’s wholesale banking and capital markets business with corporate, public sector and institutional clients. GBM is a full-service lender and investment dealer in Canada and Mexico, and offers a range of products and services in the United States (U.S.), Latin America, and in select markets in Europe, Asia, and Australia. Primarily, GBM provides clients with corporate lending; transaction banking, including trade finance and cash management; investment banking, including corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions; fixed income and equity underwriting, sales, trading and research; prime finance (prime brokerage and stock lending); foreign exchange sales and trading; energy and agricultural commodities trading and hedging; precious and base metals sales, trading, financing and physical services (ScotiaMocatta); and collateral management. Supervision and Regulation As a Canadian Schedule I Bank, the company’s activities in Canada are governed by the Bank Act (Canada). The company is subject to regulation by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, and the activities of the company in Canada are subject to various other federal statutory provisions, including the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, which applies to all of the company’s businesses in Canada. The activities of the company’s trust subsidiaries and insurance subsidiaries are regulated in Canada under the Trust and Loan Companies Act and the Insurance Companies Act, respectively; and under provincial laws in respect of their activities in the provinces. Certa

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