For the sixth consecutive year, National Bank Direct Brokerage (NBDB)
will be acting as the executive sponsor of the Biggest Winner
trading competition, presented by Horizons ETFs Management (Canada)
Inc. The objective is for participants to grow a $100,000 fantasy
portfolio of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The contest registration
period is now open.
- To register and play
for free and to learn more about the contest, visit the Biggest Winner
- The contest runs from May 7 to June 15, 2018.
Participants can join the simulation at any time before June 15,
- The contest provides a risk-free way for participants to
test their investment skills.
- The participant with the highest
yielding portfolio at the end of the six-week contest period will be
awarded the grand prize of $7,500 in real money. The runner-up will
- In addition, the participant with the highest
portfolio return each week will win $500 in actual cash.
participants who want to be well-prepared for the contest, NBDB offers
seminars and webinars on ETFs and numerous other
“Investors' interest in ETFs
is increasing, and to meet the demand, NBDB is offering all ETFs
listed in Canada and the United States free of commission. It's a
unique pricing policy in the industry that makes online investing even
more accessible. Plus, with the Biggest Winner contest, we're
offering participants a simulation where they can learn about
portfolio management basics so that they can navigate this type of
investment,” explained Laurent Blanchard, President of National
Bank Direct Brokerage.
“Every year, participation in this competition grows,
which speaks to the fact that a growing number of Canadians are
interested in ETF investing,” said Steve Hawkins, President and
Co-CEO of Horizons ETFs. “The Biggest Winner competition allows
investors to virtually trade ETFs in a number of different asset
classes and investment strategies – whether it’s passive benchmarking,
active management, leveraged or inverse leveraged. They can witness
how risk/reward trade-offs work in a simulated environment before
taking such risks in their actual portfolios.”
Direct Brokerage makes no representation or guarantee, whether
explicit or implicit, as to the suitability of investing in
exchange-traded funds, or does it endorse Horizons ETFs Management
(Canada) Inc. or its products.
Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc.
ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. is an innovative financial services
company and offers one of the largest suites of exchange traded
funds in Canada. The Horizons ETFs product suite includes a broadly
diversified range of solutions for investors of all experience
levels to meet their investment objectives in a variety of market
conditions. Horizons ETFs has approximately $10 billion of assets
under management and 81 ETFs listed on major Canadian stock
exchanges. Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. is a member of the
Mirae Asset Global Investments Group.
About National Bank Direct Brokerage
Bank Direct Brokerage is a trademark of National Bank Direct
Brokerage, 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 and tax consequences of his or her investment decisions.
National Bank Direct Brokerage is a member of the Canadian Investor
About National Bank of Canada
With $251 billion
in assets as at January 31, 2018, National Bank of Canada ,
together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading
integrated financial groups. It has more than 21,000 employees in
knowledge-intensive positions and has been recognized numerous times
as a top employer and for its commitment to diversity. Its
securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA).
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