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BNS U.S. Dollar Gold Linked Notes, Series 1

ISSUE SUMMARY
Product Type: Principal Protected Note
Fund Code: SSP053
Issuer: The Bank of Nova Scotia
Issue Date: 07/31/2007
Maturity Date: 01/30/2009 – 1.5 yr term
Principal Payment: 100% Principal repayment if held to maturity
Variable Payment: Variable Return, if any, linked to the price performance of the Gold Spot Price (See Variable Return Calculation for more details)
Underlying Asset:
  • Gold

ISSUE DOCUMENTS
Information Statement: English | French
CURRENT ISSUE STATUS
Current Bid Price: $115.54
Term Remaining: 0.0 Years
Annualized Return: 15.54%
Adjusted Cost Base if held since Inception: $100.00
Current ETC: Nil
ETC End Date: 01/30/2009
Indicative Variable Rate of Return at Maturity: $15.54
Historical Bid Prices: view

VARIABLE RETURN

The Notes will not bear any interest during the term of the Notes, but will have a Variable Return, if any, per Note at maturity calculated as follows:

Variable Return = Principal Amount Gold Spot Return 45% Participation Rate

The Gold Spot Return will equal the percentage change in the Gold Spot Price (which can be positive or negative) from the Issue Date to the Calculation Date. No Variable Return will be paid unless the Gold Spot Return is greater than zero.


Performance Commentary

Basket Performance
Asset Weight Initial Price
07/31/2007
Current Price
08/23/2019
Price Performance Lock-In Date
Gold 100.00% $665.50 $895.25 34.52% 01/29/2009



Note: An investment in principal protected notes may not be suitable for all investors. Important information about these investments is contained in the Information Statement of each note. Investors should obtain and carefully read a copy prior to investing, paying particular attention to the associated risks. Past performance is not indicative of future returns. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with these investments. Principal is guaranteed at maturity only for products purchased at their issue price and held to maturity. The investment return on the notes, if any, is uncertain in that an investor may not receive more than return of the principal amount at maturity. A person should reach a decision to invest in the notes only after carefully considering with his or her advisor, the suitability of this investment in light of his or her investment objectives and the information set out in the respective Information Statement.

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