National Bank Direct Brokerage Offers Do-It-Yourself Investors an Educational
and Lucrative Challenge
MONTREAL, May 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For the second year in a row, National
Bank Direct Brokerage (NBDB) will be acting as an exclusive sponsor of the
Biggest Winner contest, presented by Horizons Exchange Traded Funds.
Between May 20 and June 27, 2014, participants will have to grow a $100,000
fantasy portfolio of exchange-traded funds (ETF).
"ETFs are increasingly popular with investors, and this simulation provides an
excellent opportunity to find out more about them. Using simulations is also a
risk-free way for those who want to test out their investment skills. If you
want to be even more prepared, NBDB offers seminars and webinars on different
types of investments, including ETFs," explained National Bank Direct
Brokerage President, Nancy Paquet.
The participant with the highest yielding portfolio at the end of the six-week
period will be awarded a cash prize of $7,500. The runner-up will receive
$2,500. In addition, the participant with the highest portfolio return each
week will win $500.
To sign up for free, and obtain more information about the contest, go to the
Biggest Winner website and select the language of your choice. Please note
that participants may enter the competition at any time.
National Bank 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
About National Bank Direct Brokerage
National 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 fiscal consequences of his
or her investment decisions. National Bank Direct Brokerage is a member of the
Canadian Investor Protection Fund.
About National Bank of Canada
With $195 billion in assets as at January 31, 2014, National Bank of Canada
(www.nbc.ca), together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading
integrated financial groups, and has been named among the 20 strongest banks
in the world by Bloomberg Markets magazine. The Bank has close to 20,000
employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are
listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank's activities
via social media and learn more about its extensive community involvement at
clearfacts.ca and commitment.nationalbank.ca.
SOURCE National Bank of Canada
(The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists
and other media representatives.):
Jean-François Cadieux Chief Advisor - Public Affairs National Bank Tel.:
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