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,
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 products.
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
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