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National Bank to announce second quarter results on May 31, 2012

Montreal, 10 May 2012 -

National Bank of Canada will be releasing its second quarter results on Thursday, May 31, 2012.

The results are scheduled for release at approximately 7:45 a.m.  The conference call with financial analysts and institutional investors will take place on Thursday afternoon, May 31 and will be accessible either live or off line, by phone or webcast.

Second quarter ended April 30, 2012 results conference call
- Conference call will take place on Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. EDT.
- Access via telephone in a listen-only mode: 416-340-2216 / 1-866-226-1792
- Live Internet broadcast of the conference call will also be accessible at www.nbc.ca/investorrelations.
- Quarterly press release, supplementary financial information, and presentation slides will be posted on www.nbc.ca/investorrelations prior to the beginning of the conference call.

Rebroadcast of conference call
- The conference call recording will be available until June 9, 2012 by dialing 905-694-9451 or
1-800-408-3053 and entering access code 7648660#.

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 at January 31, 2012, National Bank has over CDN$175 billion in assets in accordance with IFRS and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 19,785 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). For more information, visit the Bank’s website at www.nbc.ca. To access National Bank of Canada’s financial literacy portal, visit www.clearfacts.ca
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Information (The telephone numbers provided below are for the exclusive use of journalists, other media representatives and shareholders.):

Claude Breton                                                           
Senior Director, Public Affairs
National Bank of Canada
Tel.: 514-394-8644                                                                                                   

Hélène Baril
Senior Director, Investor Relations
National Bank of Canada
Tel.: 514-394-0296