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Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)

64.61 Down 0.37(0.57%) May 22, 3:59PM EDT
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Bank of Nova Scotia
1709 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS B3J 1W1
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Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Money Center Banks
Full Time Employees:87,090

Business Summary 

The Bank of Nova Scotia provides various personal, commercial, corporate, and investment banking services in Canada and internationally. The company provides financial advice, solutions, and day-to-day banking products, including debit cards, checking accounts, credit cards, investments, mortgages, loans, and related creditor insurance products to individuals and small businesses; and commercial banking solutions, including lending, deposit, cash management, and trade finance solutions to medium and large businesses primarily through a network of 1,040 branches and 3,942 automated banking machines. It also offers a range of financial products, solutions, and advice to retail and commercial customers in Latin America, the Caribbean, Central America, and Asia primarily through a network of approximately 3,000 branches and offices, approximately 7,700 automated banking machines, and in-store banking kiosks. In addition, the company offers wealth management services comprising asset management and advisory services for retail and institutional investors; insurance products, such as creditor, non-creditor, life and health, home, property, and auto and travel insurance; cash management, payment services, electronic banking, business deposits, and trade services to small business, commercial, and corporate customers; and correspondent banking products and services to other financial institutions. Further, it offers corporate banking, investment banking, and capital markets solutions to corporate, government, and institutional clients, including corporate lending, equity and debt underwriting, mergers and acquisitions advisory, fixed income and equity sales, trading and research, prime brokerage, securitization, foreign exchange, and energy and rates hedging, as well as precious and base metals sales, trading, and storage. It also offers its products through mobile, Internet, and telephone banking. The company was founded in 1832 and is headquartered in Halifax, Canada.

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Key Executives 
Mr. Brian Johnston Porter B.Com.,A.M.P., 56
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Non-Independent Director
Mr. Sean D. McGuckin , 51
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Anatol von Hahn ,
Group Head of Canadian Banking
Dr. J. Michael Durland Ph.D., 49
Group Head of Global Banking & Markets and Chief Exec. Officer of Global Banking & Markets
Ms. Deborah M. Alexander ,
Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
Amounts are as of 2014-12-31 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
Currency in CAD.