Scotiabank U.S. Top 500 (3 year)
"Annual Guaranteed Minimum Interest Rate” is an annualized return of the Minimum Guaranteed Return (defined below), expressed as a percentage rate. The Annual Guaranteed Minimum Interest Rate is specified in your Investment Directions.
“Minimum Guaranteed Return” means the minimum return, expressed as a percentage rate, you will be guaranteed to earn on your Scotiabank Market Linked GIC. It is not an annual rate but a minimum return over the term of your Scotiabank Market Linked GIC. The Minimum Guaranteed Return is calculated and compounded annually at the Annual Guaranteed Minimum Interest Rate.
“Maximum Full Term Return” means the maximum return, expressed as a percentage rate, you may earn on your Scotiabank Market Linked GIC. It is not an annual rate but a maximum return over the term of your Scotiabank Market Linked GIC. The Maximum Full Term Return is indicated in your Investment Directions.
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