NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA
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NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA

September 07, 2005 11:16 ET

National Bank Increases its Prime Rate

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 7, 2005) - National Bank of Canada increases its prime rate from 4.25% to 4.50%, effective September 8, 2005.

About the 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. The National Bank has close to $110 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 17,049 people. The Bank's securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank's website at www.nbc.ca.

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  • National Bank of Canada
    Denis Dube
    Director, Public Relations Department
    (514) 394-8644