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The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)

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The Bank of Nova Scotia
Scotia Plaza
44 King Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 1H1
Canada - Map
Phone: 416-866-6161
Fax: 416-866-3750

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Money Center Banks
Full Time Employees:86,479

Business Summary 

The Bank of Nova Scotia provides various personal, commercial, corporate, and investment banking services in Canada and internationally. It operates in four segments: Canadian Banking, International Banking, Global Wealth & Insurance, and Global Banking & Markets. The Canadian Banking segment provides retail and small business banking products and services, including deposit accounts, investments, mortgages, loans, debit cards, credit cards, and related creditor insurance products to individuals and small businesses; and commercial banking solutions comprising deposit, lending, and cash management solutions to medium and large businesses. This segment offers its products through a network of 1,038 branches and 3,800 automated banking machines, and specialized sales teams, as well as through Internet, mobile, and telephone banking in Canada. The International Banking segment provides retail and commercial banking services to customers located in the Caribbean, Latin America, Central America, and Asia through a network of approximately 3,000 branches and offices, 7,500 automated banking machines, in-store banking kiosks, and specialized sales forces, as well as through mobile, Internet, and telephone banking. The Global Wealth & Insurance segment provides wealth management services, comprising asset management and client-facing services; and insurance products and services, such as creditor, life and health, home, and auto and travel insurance products. The Global Banking & Markets segment offers corporate lending, equity and debt underwriting, and mergers and acquisitions advisory services, as well as fixed income, derivatives, prime brokerage, securitization, foreign exchange, equity sales, trading and research, energy and agricultural commodities, and precious and base metals to corporate, government, and institutional investor clients. The Bank of Nova Scotia was founded in 1832 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

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Key Executives 
Mr. Brian Johnston Porter B.Com.,A.M.P., 55
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Non-Independent Director
Mr. Sean D. McGuckin , 50
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
Dr. J. Michael Durland Ph.D., 48
Group Head of Global Banking & Markets and Chief Exec. Officer of Global Banking & Markets
Mark W. Michalski MBA,
Director of Investor Relations
Ms. Deborah M. Alexander ,
Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 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.