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BRIEF-Scotiabank Q3 earnings per share C$1.66

Aug 29 (Reuters) - Bank Of Nova Scotia

* Scotiabank reports third quarter results

* Q3 earnings per share C$1.66

* Q3 earnings per share view C$1.64 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

* Quarterly dividend increase of 3 cents to 79 cents was announced

* Qtrly total revenue $6.89 billion versus $6.64 billion

* Qtrly net interest income $3.83 billion versus $3.60 billion

* Qtrly provision for credit losses was $573 million, an increase of $2 million over same quarter last year

* Common equity tier 1 capital ratio remained at 11.3% this quarter

* Qtrly return on equity was 14.8%, in line with last year

* Q3 revenue view c$6.98 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: