Scotiabank profit higher on Canada, international strength

Tue May 31, 2016 6:16am EDT
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TORONTO May 31 (Reuters) - Bank of Nova Scotia on Tuesday reported a rise in second quarter profit, excluding a restructuring charge, driven by growth in its domestic and international banking businesses.

Net income for the second quarter which ended on April 30, excluding the restructuring charge, was C$1.87 billion, or C$1.46 per share, compared with C$1.8 billion, or C$1.42 per share, a year earlier.

(Reporting by Matt Scuffham; editing by Jason Neely)