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National Bank presents talks on international trade

Montréal, 20 November 2006 -


National Bank invites representatives of the media to a series of talks on international trade. The talks are being presented as part of the Rendez-vous des PME.


Tuesday, November 21, 2006


10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Restaurant Le Bistango, Hôtel Germain-des-Prés,
1200 avenue Germain-des-Prés, Quebec City

The day will unfold as follows:


Opening remarks by Diane Déry, Vice-President – Commercial Banking, and Peter D. Thompson, Vice-President – International, of National Bank.




“Foreign Currencies and their Options” by George Androulidakis, Trader – Advisory Service, Foreign Exchange and Derivatives, of National Bank.




Luncheon conference: “Economic and Financial Outlook – International Markets” by Yanick Desnoyers, Senior Economist, National Bank Financial.




“International Payment Mechanisms” by Nino Makdessi, Manager – International Structured Financing, of National Bank.

Please contact the undersigned to confirm that you will be attending.

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. The 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 close to $109 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 17,183 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank’s website at

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