Enhanced Financial Applications for Clients of National Bank Direct Brokerage and National Bank Financial

Montreal, 11 January 2010 - 

National Bank Financial Group clients can now benefit from a cutting-edge solution for the transmission of financial data. National Bank Direct Brokerage and National Bank Financial are sure to satisfy users of financial data with quick and reliable transmission and flexibility that meets their clients’ sophisticated needs.

The National Bank Direct Brokerage and National Bank Financial websites will be greatly enhanced. Clients will discover many new features such as:

  • new graphic standards that make the sites more intuitive and user friendly
  • integration of recent technologies such as Ajax* and Adobe® Flex
  • new features, including a table to track commodity prices and a currency conversion tool
  • easily personalized, user-friendly graphs that provide a wealth of information

For this new initiative, National Bank Direct Brokerage and National Bank Financial entrusted their market data transmission needs to Interactive Data Corporation.

For more information about the new advantages offered to National Bank Financial Group clients, please call a National Bank Financial investment advisor at 1-800-361-8838 (toll free) or a National Bank Direct Brokerage representative at 1-800-363-3511 (toll free) or 514-866-6755 (Montreal area).

* Asynchronous JavaScript and XML

About National Bank of Canada
National Bank of Canada, which celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2009, is an integrated group that 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 $132 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 17,747 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank’s website at www.nbc.ca.

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

Denis Dubé
Senior Manager – Public Relations
National Bank Financial Group
Tel.: 514-394-8644