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National Bank Direct Brokerage launches its new exchange-traded funds (ETF) Center

Montreal, 25 March 2011 -

National Bank Direct Brokerage, a subsidiary of National Bank Financial Group, is launching a new exchange-traded funds (ETF) Center. This new tool allows users to easily trade ETFs on the North American markets.

“Whether clients are looking for ETFs or simply want to learn more about this type of product, our new ETF Center is a comprehensive source of information. This user-friendly tool helps clients choose ETFs that suit their needs and execute ETF trades more effectively,” said Nicolas Milette, President of National Bank Direct Brokerage.

The new ETF Center can quickly search by symbol, various criteria or a key word. ETF features and composition are displayed in real time and in a one-page format. Graphs can be customized with several options such as frequency, period, indicators, volume and more. As such, investors are better equipped to make an informed decision quickly and efficiently.

For more information, go to or contact the National Bank Direct Brokerage Investor Services by phone at 1-800-363-3511 or 514-866-6755 or email at

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 gives no investment recommendation. The client alone is responsible for the financial consequences of his 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 $152 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 18,407 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank’s website at To access National Bank Financial Group’s financial education portal, visit

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Joan Beauchamp
Senior Advisor, Public Relations
National Bank Financial Group
Tel.: 514-394-6500