National Bank’s Economic and Financial Outlook – Summer 2006

Montreal, 19 June 2006 - 

Clément Gignac, Chief Economist of the National Bank and Senior Vice-President and Strategist at National Bank Financial, will present the National Bank’s “Economic and Financial Outlook – Summer 2006” on Thursday, June 22, 2006.

What:  Webcast presentation of the “Economic and Financial Outlook – Summer 2006”
Who: Clément Gignac, Chief Economist of the National Bank and its subsidiaries and Senior Vice-President and Strategist at National Bank Financial
When: On Thursday, June 22, at 10:00 a.m.
Where:  On National Bank's website at: www.nbc.ca\economicoutlook
Duration: 20 minutes
Languages: English and French
Documents: A PowerPoint presentation, the “Economic and Financial Outlook – Summer 2006” (PDF format) and a press release will be available on the National Bank website that same morning at www.nbc.ca
 Interviews: Mr. Gignac will be available on June 22, 2006 for individual interviews.

    
About National Bank of Canada
National Bank of Canada is an integrated group which provides comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations in its core market, while offering specialized services to its clients elsewhere in the world. National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including retail, corporate and investment banking. It is an active player on international capital markets and, through its subsidiaries, is involved in securities brokerage, insurance and wealth management as well as mutual fund and retirement plan management. National Bank has more than $110 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 16,955 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank’s website atwww.nbc.ca.

Information (The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives):

Denis Dubé
Senior Director – Public Relations
National Bank of Canada
Tel.: (514) 394-8644