Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.
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Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.

September 22, 2005 09:00 ET

Stockgroup Signs Four Year Licensing Agreement with National Bank

NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 22, 2005) - Stockgroup Information Systems Inc. (OTCBB:SWEB)(TSX VENTURE:SWB), a leading provider of financial information and technology, and National Bank of Canada, today announced the signing of a four year enterprise agreement in which Stockgroup will provide its Financial Software and Content Systems for all areas of National Bank's organization including: National Bank Financial, the full service brokerage subsidiary; National Bank Direct Brokerage; Altamira Securities, and National Bank Correspondent Network, the Bank's clearing subsidiary. National Bank Financial has been a client of Stockgroup's since March 2003.

The complete suite of services to be provided includes tools such as, financial news feeds, news alerts, stock screeners, mutual fund screeners, technical stock analysis, market indices, stock charts, stock watch lists, portfolio management tools, market movers, and real-time scrolling tickers.

"Stockgroup is very pleased to be strengthening its relationship with National Bank," stated Marcus New, CEO of Stockgroup. "Our products and managed services are provided to National Bank's 300,000 plus customers via National Bank Financial and now we're adding the 100,000 plus customers from the discount brokerage and other areas. This new agreement provides validation of our product's capabilities as customers recognize the value our services add to their clientele."

Stockgroup's Financial Software and Content Systems is a suite of over 30 proprietary financial software tools, using the combined depth of over 100 different data sources. Stockgroup integrates the content into specialized products and managed services for financial services companies and the publishing industry. In addition, Stockgroup has a suite of products for public companies to manage the infrastructure for their disclosure and regulatory requirements.

About Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.

As an online media company, Stockgroup Information Systems provides a complete financial data source for investors, investment advisory firms, press and media organizations as well as access to specific demographics for advertisers.

To find out more about Stockgroup (OTCBB:SWEB)(TSX VENTURE:SWB), visit our website at www.stockgroup.com.

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Contact Information

  • Stockgroup Information Systems Inc.
    Bryan Buggey
    Director of Licensing
    1-800-650-1211
    www.stockgroup.com