National Bank Direct Brokerage Launches its Mobile Trading Site

Montreal, 30 September 2011 - 

National Bank Direct Brokerage has announced the launch of its new mobile trading site, which enables users to quickly and securely access their brokerage accounts from a smartphone.

“In this era of Web 2.0, it is important for us to offer our clients cutting-edge technological solutions. By using our mobile trading site, clients can access their accounts and the markets from anywhere. Executing transactions at the right moment is crucial for independent investors; we are therefore very pleased to facilitate our clients’ lives by providing them this service,” said Nicolas Milette, President – National Bank Direct Brokerage.

The mobile trading site allows National Bank Direct Brokerage clients to carry out trades, obtain details on their accounts and assets, modify orders that haven't been executed or only partially executed, and obtain detailed market information, including stock quotes.

For more information on the National Bank Direct Brokerage mobile trading site, visit www.nbc.ca/mobilebrokerage or contact Investor Services at 1-800-363-3511 or 514-866-6755, or via e-mail at web.trad@nbc.ca.

About National Bank Direct Brokerage
National Bank Direct Brokerage is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Bank of Canada. National Bank Direct Brokerage offers no advice and makes no investment recommendations. The client alone is responsible for the financial consequences of his or her investment decisions. National Bank Direct Brokerage is a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund.

About National Bank of Canada

National Bank of Canada 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 over $153 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 19,217 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. To access National Bank’s financial education portal, visit www.clearfacts.ca.

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

Joan Beauchamp
Senior Advisor – Public Relations
National Bank
Tel.: 514-394-6500