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Portfolio statement

An overview of your investments

Understanding your portfolio statement

Your portfolio statement brings together information about your investments, so you can see at a glance how your portfolio is doing.

This page explains each section, to help you get the most out of your statement.

General information

The content shown is an example and may vary from one quarter to the next, depending on market developments and any important information we have to share.

Sample investment portfolio statement - page 1
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Portfolio Summary

Track the progress of your investments with a summary of the total market value of your accounts in Canadian dollars for the statement period. If you have investments in U.S. dollars, their value is shown on the statement in Canadian dollars. The Type column shows a list of the accounts held in your portfolio.

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What’s New

Read this section to find out about our latest investment solutions and stay up to date on industry news and trends.

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To Contact Us

This section lists your Advisor’s phone number and contact information for the National Bank Investments Advisory Service. Don’t hesitate to contact them if you have any questions.

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Additional Information

This section contains important information related to your statement, such as:

  • Account information
  • Legal and regulatory notices
  • Explanations of the indicators that may appear in the Asset Details section
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Important Notice

This section includes any regulatory notices that have to be given to you each year and indicates when your tax slips will be sent.

Information about your portfolio

The content shown is an example and may vary from one quarter to the next, depending on market developments and any important information we have to share.

Sample investment portfolio statement - page 3
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About Your Account

The information in this section is broken down according to the type of account you have:

  • Investments: Income distributions, capital gains, return of capital and gains or losses on withdrawals
  • RRSPs and TFSAs: Contributions
  • RESPs: Contributions, grants and plan beneficiary(ies)
  • RRIFs and LIFs: Annual withdrawal amount, withdrawals to date
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Activity Summary

This section gives you an overview of the transactions affecting the market value of your portfolio for the statement period:

  • Deposits
  • Withdrawals
  • Change in the value of your investments
  • Reinvested distributions and interest
  • Switches
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Rate of Return

Track the rate of return for each of your accounts for various periods since your account was opened.

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Investment Mix

The table and pie chart show your portfolio’s asset allocation at a glance. The amounts are in Canadian dollars. Assets are broken down into the following classes:

  • Cash and short-term
  • Fixed income
  • Canadian equities
  • Global equities
  • Other (linked notes and market-linked GICs)
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Asset Details

This section shows the details of the securities in your portfolio in the currency of the fund. The asset allocation column shows each security as a percentage of the total market value of your account.

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Account Activities

Review all the transactions carried out in your account during the period covered by your statement. For each of the securities in your account, transactions are shown in chronological order and in the currency of the fund.

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Legal disclaimers

The information and opinions expressed in this document are provided for information purposes only and are subject to change. The opinions expressed are not intended as investment advice, nor are they provided to promote any particular investments. They should in no way be used as the basis for your investment decision. National Bank Investments Inc. has taken the necessary measures to ensure the quality and accuracy of the information contained herein as at the date of publication. It does not, however, guarantee that the information is accurate or complete, and this communication creates no legal or contractual obligation for National Bank Investments Inc.

NBI Funds (the "Funds") are offered by National Bank Investments Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of National Bank of Canada. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investments in a Fund. Please read the prospectus of the Funds before investing. The Funds’ securities are not insured by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation or by any other government deposit insurer. The Funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

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