National Bank of Canada denies discussing with any buyer
Montreal, 25 February 2000 -
At the request of the Toronto Stock Exchange, National Bank of Canada made it known that to the best of its knowledge, no specific event can explain or justify the fluctuation in the price of its common shares or the high volume of trading in its shares today. It should be mentioned that the National Bank released excellent financial results yesterday and at the same time announced an increase in the quarterly dividend on its common shares. In addition, there was the recent announcement of the transaction involving Cognicase Inc.
Media relations and Financial Communications Officer
Public Relations Department
Phone: (514) 394-6990.