December 18, 2006 10:30 ET

Clement Gignac Presents National Bank's Economic and Financial Outlook 2007

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 18, 2006) - (TSX:NA)- Clement Gignac, Chief Economist of National Bank and Senior Vice-President and Strategist at National Bank Financial, will present National Bank's "Economic and Financial Outlook 2007" in a pre-recorded webcast on December 20, 2006.

What: Pre-recorded webcast presentation of the "Economic and
Financial Outlook 2007" available in English and French on
the National Bank website at:\economicoutlook

Who: Clement Gignac, Chief Economist of National Bank and Senior
Vice-President and Strategist at National Bank Financial

When: As of 9:00 a.m. on December 20, 2006. The pre-recorded
webcast will remain available on the site until the end of
January 2007.

Duration: 20 minutes

Documents: The "Economic and Financial Outlook 2007" (PDF format) and
press release will be available Wednesday, December 20 on
the National Bank website at\economicoutlook

Interviews: Clement Gignac will be available as of 9:30 a.m. on
December 20, 2006 for individual interviews. Feel free to
call Denis Dube to schedule one.

About National Bank

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 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 more than $116 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 16,972 people. The Bank's securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA: TSX). For more information, visit the Bank's website at

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Contact Information

  • National Bank of Canada
    Denis Dube
    Senior Director - Public Relations Department