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Scotia iTRADE(R) Adds Market and Investment Coverage From Financial Times' Industry Experts

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - May 21, 2014) - Scotia iTRADE today announced a new partnership with the Financial Times that will bring clients curated content and more of the enhanced market and investment coverage they may need to help them make better informed investment decisions. 

"Scotia iTRADE already offers a wide range of investment research and tools, such as premium content from TheStreet.com including articles and videos from Jim Cramer. Our new partnership with the Financial Times will provide even more global business news and insightful opinions from respected industry experts such as Gillian Tett and John Authers," said James Stares, Director, Product Strategy at Scotia iTRADE.

Each week, new articles and videos from FT.com will be available when you log on to the Scotia iTRADE website. The new content from FT.com, along with TheStreet.com content and other resources and tools is part of Investing Ideas found in Quotes and Research. This section is dedicated to providing clients with investing information to help empower their investment decisions. These enhancements demonstrate how Scotia iTRADE is continuously seeking opportunities to optimize the client experience and to provide them with easy access to the tools and resources they need.

Recently, Scotia iTRADE made top picks in MoneySense magazine's second annual survey for Ease of Use, Banking Integration and Customer Service, among Canada's best discount brokerages. MoneySense described Scotia iTRADE's design as "fresh and frequently updated, with smart use of icons for easy navigation. No brokerage matches it for the sheer number of ways settings and displays can be customized." Scotia iTRADE was also named #1 discount brokerage for Beginner Investors and Active Traders by the magazine in 2013.

Scotia iTRADE is Scotiabank's online brokerage service. At Scotia iTRADE, direct investors can choose from a range of trading platforms and benefit from low commissions, a variety of online tools and resources, as well as investor education customized by skill level. For more information please visit www.scotiaitrade.com.

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Scotia iTRADE ®(Order-Execution Only Accounts) is a division of Scotia Capital Inc. ("SCI"). SCI is a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada. Scotia iTRADE does not provide investment advice or recommendations and investors are responsible for their own investment decisions.
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Scotiabank is a leading financial services provider in over 55 countries and Canada's most international bank. Through our team of more than 83,000 employees, Scotiabank and its affiliates offer a broad range of products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management, corporate and investment banking to over 21 million customers. With assets of $783 billion (as at January 31, 2014), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (TSX: BNS) and New York Exchanges (NYSE: BNS). Scotiabank distributes the Bank's media releases using Marketwired. For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.

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