BRIEF-Bank of Nova Scotia reports Q2 earnings of C$1.23 per share

Tue May 31, 2016 6:29am EDT
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May 31 (Reuters) - Bank Of Nova Scotia

* Says Q2 total revenue $6.59 billion versus $5.94 billion last year

* Scotiabank reports second quarter results

* Q2 earnings per share C$1.23

* Q2 earnings per share view C$1.42 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

* Q2 adjusted earnings per share C$1.46

* Qtrly net interest income $3,518 million versus $3,198 million last year

* Says as at April 30, 2016, CET1, tier 1, total capital and leverage ratios are well above BASEL III all-in minimum requirements

* Qtrly ROE of 12.1%, compared to 15.1 percent

* Qtrly provision for credit losses was $752 million, up from $448 million in same quarter last year

* Bank of Nova Scotia says at quarter end bank's common equity tier 1 capital ratio "remains strong" at 10.1 percent Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru newsroom)