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National Bank’s capital markets revenues surged 21 per cent from a year earlier, while fixed-income trading revenues jumped 29 per cent over the period.
National Bank’s capital markets revenues surged 21 per cent from a year earlier, while fixed-income trading revenues jumped 29 per cent over the period.
(Fernando Morales/The Globe and Mail)

National Bank proves investors will reward growth

Breathe easy, bank executives. Investors remain willing to show you some love.

National Bank of Canada’s third-quarter profits demonstrated good growth across all of its core units, and the lender’s shares popped 3 per cent on the news. Though the rise wasn’t astronomical, it is a welcome sign in the face of fears that the banks are becoming victims of their own success.