Banks in Canada -In day-to-day trade, Canadian banks are generally classified into two categories: the Big Five and the smaller banks (though a large national bank and a smaller second bank). can share even legal status and regulatory classification).
Top Most Ranked Banks In Canada :
- Bank of Montreal (BMO)
- Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank)
- Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)
- Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)
- Toronto Dominion Bank (TD).
The term “Big Six” is sometimes used to refer to the second largest bank in Canada, the National Bank of Canada.
The five banks are all located in Toronto. The five Schedule I banks are national banks operating in Canada under a government charter. Banks’ shares are widely held, with any entity holding up to 20%.
According to a Standard & Poor’s ranking, the Big Five will be among the 100 largest banks in the world in 2017. The Toronto Dominion Bank, Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Montreal and Canadian Imperial Bank Trade Respectively 28th, 45th, 52nd and 63rd places.
Bank of Montreal (BMO)
Canadian multinational specialized in investment banking and financial services, headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is the fourth largest bank in Canada in terms of market capitalization and assets, as well as one of the top ten banks in North America.
He is generally known by his acronym BMO, which is also his ticker symbol on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange. In Canada, the bank operates as BMO Bank of Montreal and has more than 900 branches serving more than seven million customers.
The Company also has significant operations in the Chicago area and elsewhere in the United States, where it operates as BMO Harris Bank.
Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotia bank)
A Canadian multinational bank. It is the third largest bank in Canada in terms of deposits and market capitalization. It serves more than 25 million customers worldwide and offers a range of products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management, corporate banking and investment banking. With more than 88,000 employees and $ 998 billion in assets (as of October 31, 2018), Scotia bank is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: BNS) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BNS). Founded in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1832, Scotia bank moved its executive offices to Toronto, Ontario, in 1900.
Scotia bank has positioned itself as Canada’s “Most International Bank” for its acquisitions mainly in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as in Europe and parts of Asia. Through its subsidiary ScotiaMocatta, it is a member of the London Bullion Market Association and one of five banks participating in the gold auction in London.
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)
Commonly known as CIBC, one of Canada’s “Big Five” Banks. The bank’s head office is located at the Commerce Court in Toronto, Ontario. The institution number of the IPC (or bank number) is 010 and its SWIFT code is CIBCCATT. It is also one of two large banks originally created with the Toronto-Dominion Bank.
The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce was created as part of the merger of the Canadian Bank of Commerce (founded in 1867) and the Imperial Bank of Canada (created in 1873) on June 1, 1961, the largest merger charter. banking of Canadian history. The bank has four strategic divisions: personal and small business banking, corporate banking and wealth management in Canada, corporate and wealth management in the United States, and financial markets. It has international operations in the United States, the Caribbean, Asia and Europe. Globally, CIBC has more than 11 million customers and more than 40,000 employees. The company ranks at number 172 in the Forbes Global 2000 rankings.
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)
Is a Canadian financial services multinational and the largest bank in Canada by market capitalization. The bank serves more than 16 million customers and has 80,000 employees worldwide. The bank was founded in 1864 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, while its headquarters are in Montreal, Quebec, and Toronto, Ontario. The RBC institution number (or bank number) is 003. In November 2017, RBC was added to the list of systemically important banks of the Financial Stability Board.
In Canada, the bank’s personal and commercial banking operations bear the marks RBC Royal Bank in English and RBC Royal Bank in French. They serve approximately ten million customers through its network of 1,209 branches. RBC Bank is the US banking subsidiary that previously operated 439 branches in six states in the southeastern United States, but now only offers cross-border banking services to Canadian travelers and expatriates.
Toronto Dominion Bank (TD)
The Toronto-Dominion Bank is a Canadian-based multinational banking and financial services company based in Toronto, Ontario. Commonly referred to as TD and operating as the TD Bank Group, the bank was created on February 1, 1955 by the merger of the Bank of Toronto and Dominion Bank, founded in 1855 and 1869, respectively.
In 2017, according to Standard & Poor’s, TD Bank Group was the largest bank in Canada for total assets, the second largest in terms of market capitalization, one of the 10 largest banks in North America, and 26th largest bank in the world.
The bank and its subsidiaries employ more than 85,000 people and have more than 22 million customers worldwide. In Canada, the bank operates as TD Canada Trust and serves more than 11 million customers in more than 1,150 branches. In the United States, the company operates as TD Bank. The US subsidiary was created following the merger of TD Banknorth and Commerce Bank and serves more than 6.5 million customers with a network of more than 1,300 branches in the eastern United States.
Unlike the smaller Canadian banks, the Big Five are not just Canadian banks, but rather described as international financial conglomerates, each with a large Canadian banking division.