Scotiabank changes GIC rates



    TORONTO, March 1 /CNW/ - Scotiabank today announced changes in the
interest rates earned on Scotia Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs). The
new rates are effective March 2, 2007.

    
    -  one-year GIC rate decreases 0.15 per cent to 2.95 per cent;
    -  two-year GIC rate decreases 0.20 per cent to 3.00 per cent;
    -  three-year GIC rate decreases 0.20 per cent to 3.05 per cent;
    -  four-year GIC rate decreases 0.20 per cent to 3.05 per cent;
    -  five-year GIC rate decreases 0.20 per cent to 3.10 per cent;
    -  seven-year GIC rate decreases 0.20 per cent to 3.20 per cent;
    -  ten-year GIC rate decreases 0.20 per cent to 3.30 per cent.
    -  the effective yield on the five-year Accelerated Rate GIC decreases
       from 4.1563 per cent to 4.0071 per cent.
    

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For further information:

For further information: Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416)
933-1093, paula_cufre@scotiacapital.com


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