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How to buy Bank of Nova Scotia stock | C$74.4

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C$74.4
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C$-1.24
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How to buy stocks in Bank of Nova Scotia

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down some brokers with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Bank of Nova Scotia. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: BNS. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Bank of Nova Scotia reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At today's price of C$74.4, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Bank of Nova Scotia, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Bank of Nova Scotia. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Price details for Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS)

Open C$75.26 Previous close C$75.64
High C$75.63 Change C$-1.24
Low C$74.16 Change % -1.6393%
Close C$74.4 Timestamp 1614373200
Volume N/A GMT offset 0

Bank of Nova Scotia stock price

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Bank of Nova Scotia company summary

Information last updated 2021-02-24.

Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) is a leading N/A business based in the Canada. Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) is listed on the TSX and employs 92001 staff.

Profile

Industry Banks-Diversified Currency symbol C$
Code BNS Country name Canada
Type Common Stock Country ISO CA
Name The Bank of Nova Scotia ISIN CA0641491075
Exchange TO CUSIP N/A
Currency code CAD Sector Financial Services
Currency name Canadian Dollar Full-time employees 92001

Detailed company information

The Bank of Nova Scotia provides various banking products and services in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Colombia, the Caribbean and Central America, and internationally. It operates through Canadian Banking, International Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Wealth Management segments. The company offers financial advice and solutions, and day-to-day banking products, including debit and credit cards, chequing and saving accounts, investments, mortgages, loans, and insurance to individuals; and business banking solutions comprising lending, deposit, cash management, and trade finance solutions to small businesses and commercial customers, including automotive financing solutions to dealers and their customers. It also provides wealth management advice and solutions, including online brokerage, mobile investment, full-service brokerage, trust, private banking, and private investment counsel services; and retail mutual funds, exchange traded funds, liquid alternative funds, and institutional funds. In addition, the company offers international banking services for retail, corporate, and commercial customers; and lending and transaction, investment banking advisory, and capital markets access services to corporate customers. Further, it provides Internet, mobile, and telephone banking services. The company operates a network of 952 branches and approximately 3,540 automated banking machines in Canada; and approximately 1,400 branches, 5,200 ATMs, and 22 contact centers internationally. The Bank of Nova Scotia was founded in 1832 and is headquartered in Halifax, Canada.

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