PRESS DIGEST-Canada - March 27
March 27 The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
TORONTO Aug 27 National Bank of Canada, the country's sixth-largest lender, reported a stronger quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by a sharp jump in earnings at its wealth management and financial markets arms.
The Montreal-based bank said its net income rose to C$441 million, or C$1.24 per share, in the third quarter ended July 31 from C$402 million, or C$1.16 a share, a year earlier.
Excluding special items, earnings were C$1.20 a share. Analysts had expected C$1.11.
(Reporting by Jeffrey Hodgson)
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