TORONTO, Jan. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Scotiabank announced today that it has
been acknowledged as the leading foreign exchange (FX) provider in
Canada, Jamaica, and Peru for 2013.
Global Finance magazine named Scotiabank as Canada's Best FX Provider for the ninth
year in a row, while also acknowledging Scotiabank Jamaica and
Scotiabank Peru as the top FX providers in those countries for the
fifth and sixth years respectively. Criteria for choosing winners
include transaction volumes, market share, scope of global coverage,
customer service, competitive pricing and innovative technologies.
"Scotiabank is honoured to receive this recognition from Global Finance for our commitment to providing our clients with superior service and
market intelligence both here in Canada and internationally," said
Barry Wainstein, Vice Chairman and Deputy Head, Global Capital Markets,
and Global Head, Foreign Exchange, Precious and Base Metals. "Our
ongoing dedication to the highest standards of excellence in the
foreign exchange market makes us especially proud to share our latest
Scotiabank's Global Banking and Markets (GBM) division provides
corporate and investment banking and capital markets products and
services to corporate, institutional and government clients across the
globe. GBM has over 30 offices around the world and more than 300
relationship managers, organized around industry specialties. For more
information, please visit www.gbm.scotiabank.com.
Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and
Canada's most international bank. With more than 81,000 employees,
Scotiabank and its affiliates serve some 19 million customers in more
than 55 countries around the world. Scotiabank offers a broad range of
products and services including personal, commercial, corporate and
investment banking. In December 2012, Scotiabank became the first
Canadian bank to be named Global Bank of the Year and Bank of the Year
in the Americas by The Banker magazine, a Financial Times publication. With assets of $668 billion (as at October 31, 2012),
Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York Exchanges (BNS).
For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.
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