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Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS) Lists Preferred Shares Series "W" (CNSX:BNS.PR.W) on Canadian National Stock Exchange - Video Summary Posted on

July 1, 2012 - Vancouver

Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS) lists Preferred Shares Series "W" (CNSX:BNS.PR.W) on Canadian National Stock Exchange (CNSX). has produced a "video news alert" which provides a brief overview of the Bank of Nova Scotia. If this link is not enabled, please visit and enter "BNS" in the search box.

The Bank of Nova Scotia is one of North America's premier financial institutions and Canada's most international bank. The Globe and Mail ranks the Bank ofNova Scotia as the third largest company in Canada, with a capitalization in excess of $55 billion.

"We're certainly pleased we were able to work with Bank of Nova Scotia and accommodate their needs," said Richard Carleton, chief executive of CNSX, who called the listing "a milestone for our organization."

This new issue of preferred shares (BNS.PR.W) will pay a semi-annual non-cumulative cash dividend of $0.53125, payable of the last day of June and December each year.

Through its team of more than 75,000 employees, the bank and its affiliates offer a broad range of products and services, including personal, commercial, corporate, and investment banking to more than 19 million customers in more than 55 countries around the world. Bank of Nova Scotia is well diversified in its earnings with about 32% coming from Canadian banking, 26% from international banking, 21% from global wealth management, and 21% from Scotia Capital, the company's wholesale banking arm.

For more information on this preferred issue, please visit the company's website at or call Peter Slan at +1-416-933-1273 or email is a multimedia company that provides a combined solution forcreating and hosting financial video content, and distributing it across multiple platforms to investors and financial professionals. specializes in producing short three minute videos based on news releases and research reports.

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