Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX: BNS), one of the ‘Big Six’ banks, is the third largest bank in Canada in terms of market cap and bank deposits. It operates under the brand name of ‘Scotiabank’. Often referred to as ‘Canada’s international bank’, it deals in the global market of personal banking, commercial banking, wealth management, investments and capital markets. Its main business segments are Canadian banking, international banking, global wealth management and global banking and markets. It has approximately 97,000 employees and is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.