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Credit and Interest Rate Derivatives
Our risk management professionals are the Canadian market leaders in providing innovative derivative products – consistently ranked #1 in independent surveys. We have an exceptional track record of lead mandates that exemplify our excellence in delivering customized solutions and superior execution. We specialize in government debt trading and derivatives, with Primary Dealer Status in a growing number of countries including Canada, France, Germany, the United States and the U.K.
We deliver customized risk management and financing solutions to producers and consumers of energy, precious and base metals products globally. Our team’s expertise encompasses a range of commodity products across Energy (crude oil, refined products, natural gas, electric power and emissions), Precious Metals (gold, silver, platinum, palladium, rhodium), and Base Metals (aluminum, copper, lead, zinc, tin). Our clients benefit from our detailed knowledge of the commodity markets and full-service product suite, from vanilla hedging to structured financing solutions.
Our Commodity Index team develops and markets indexes including enhanced Beta and Risk Premium strategies. The underlying sectors include Energy, Precious Metals, Base Metals, Grains, Livestock, and Softs. Our commodity hedging and structuring expertise is extended into the indexing area, and enhances our commodity index and strategies business.
Our equity derivatives team creates tailored equity-based hedging and risk management solutions. We work with institutional and corporate clients to offer compensation hedging, enhanced share buy-back and share disposition strategies, as well as structured financing solutions. Our team also provides hedging and equity monetization solutions to high net worth individuals.
Scotiabank is a leading provider of foreign exchange services for institutional, government, corporate, commercial and small business clients. We have the expertise and resources to manage your foreign exchange exposure in developed and emerging markets. With trading desks and sales presence around the world, we provide 24-hour global coverage and trade execution through currency experts in major financial centres. We also provide comprehensive e-trading solutions through multi-bank platforms and our proprietary platform ScotiaFX.