NEW YORK Feb 11 The Federal Reserve added TD
Securities to its list of primary dealers, bringing to 22 firms
the number of firms that can do business directly with the U.S.
central bank, the New York Federal Reserve said on Tuesday.
TD Securities is the U.S. broker-dealer unit of
Along with TD Securities, the U.S. units of three other
Canadian banks - Bank of Nova Scotia, BMO Capital
Markets Corp. and RBC Capital Markets - are
among firms that are allowed to participate in the Fed's open
market operations and U.S. government bond auctions.