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Bank of Montreal (T:BMO)

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Jul 13, 2020 10:10 am ET
BMO Announces Next Steps in Eliminating Racial Injustice
TORONTO, July 13, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today announced next steps in its commitment to a society with zero barriers to inclusion by working to eliminate racial inequities across the organization and the financial services industry. A variety of initiatives are now underway to address gaps that are impacting Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) employees, customers, and communities. Direct actions include working on new diversity goals, implementing a Black and Latino advisory council, creating leadership development programs for career advancement, and setting student h
Jul 13, 2020 10:10 am ET
BMO Announces Next Steps in Eliminating Racial Injustice
TORONTO, July 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - BMO Financial Group today announced next steps in its commitment to a society with zero barriers to inclusion by working to eliminate racial inequities across the organization and the financial services industry. A variety of initiatives are now underway to address gaps that are impacting Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) employees, customers, and communities. Direct actions include working on new diversity goals, implementing a Black and Latino advisory council, creating leadership development programs for career advancement, and setting st...
Jul 10, 2020 04:30 pm ET
Bank of Montreal Announces the Reverse Split of FNGD ETNs
NEW YORK, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX: BMO) (NYSE: BMO) today announced that it will implement a 1-for-10 reverse split of its MicroSectors™ FANG+™ Index -3X Inverse Leveraged ETNs (NYSE: FNGD) (the "ETNs" or "Notes"), expected to be effective as of July 20, 2020. ...
Jul 08, 2020 08:00 am ET
BMO Announces $100,000 Grant Program for Women-Owned Businesses
Applications open on July 20, 2020 and will close on August 7, 2020 Grant recipients will be announced in October TORONTO, July 8, 2020 /CNW/ - As part of its longstanding commitment to helping the advancement of women, BMO Financial Group today announced the details of its new grant program for women-owned businesses, in collaboration with Deloitte.
Jul 02, 2020 08:56 am ET
BMO Wins ATD BEST Award for Talent Development and Corporate Learning
More than $86 million invested annually in learning and professional development initiatives designed to help employees succeed in the evolving workplace TORONTO, July 2, 2020 /CNW/ - The Association for Talent Development (ATD) has recognized BMO Financial Group with a 2020 BEST Award. BMO is the only Canadian company ranked among the globally-recognized organizations this year, with winners announced virtually from Denver, Colorado, on June 30. This year's honour marks BMO's fourth ATD award win.  
Jun 29, 2020 05:06 pm ET
Bank of Montreal Announces Conversion Privilege of $200,000,000 Non-Cumulative 5-year Rate Reset Class B Preferred Shares, Series 33 (NVCC)
TORONTO, June 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Bank of Montreal (the "Bank") (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO) today announced that it does not intend to exercise its right to redeem the currently outstanding Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Class B Preferred Shares, Series 33 (Non-Viability Contingent Capital (NVCC)) of the Bank (the "Preferred Shares Series 33") on August 25, 2020. As a result, subject to certain conditions, the holders of Preferred Shares Series 33 have the right, at their option, to convert all or part of their Preferred Shares Series 33 on a one-for-one basis into Non-Cumulative Floating Rate Class
Jun 29, 2020 07:00 am ET
BMO Report: America's Post-Pandemic Economic Prospects
CHICAGO and NEW YORK, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - As the U.S. works to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and the corresponding economic dislocation, some industries will naturally rebound quickly as distancing measures lighten, according to a new report from BMO Economics....
Jun 25, 2020 08:00 am ET
BMO Continues Support for Women Entrepreneurs with New Grant Program
TORONTO, June 25, 2020 /CNW/ - To continue to lend support to women entrepreneurs, BMO Financial Group will be evolving its BMO Celebrating Women program to introduce a new grant program to help Canadian women entrepreneurs who have innovated their businesses as a result of COVID-19.
Jun 25, 2020 07:15 am ET
BMO Unveils New Podcast for Canadian Businesses
BMO reaffirms commitment as the bank for business with content focused on business resiliency and growth to help clients make real financial progress Well-known entrepreneur and investor Michael Hyatt headlines as the host of the podcast TORONTO, June 25, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO has today introduced a new podcast dedicated to Canadian businesses. The podcast – Business Unplanned – will provide business owners with expert opinions and advice on business resiliency and adaptability during this uncertain time. This announcement builds off of the bank's recently introduced online resource hub and will
Jun 25, 2020 07:00 am ET
BMO Financial Group Named to Top Ten of Canada's Best 50 Corporate Citizens by Corporate Knights
BMO ranked top major bank in Canada Reflects commitment to sustainable future and carbon neutrality TORONTO, June 25, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) has been named to the top ten of Corporate Knights' 2020 Canada's Best 50 Corporate Citizens list.
Jun 19, 2020 02:34 pm ET
BMO Report: Never a Better Time for High-Tech Sector to Carry the Torch
BMO's Technology & Innovation Banking Group continues to be well positioned to provide support in this fast evolving sector TORONTO, June 19, 2020 /CNW/ - There has never been a better time for the high-tech sector to thrive and lead the innovation economy, as the effects of COVID-19 are anticipated to weigh down other sectors, according to a new report from BMO Economics.
Jun 19, 2020 09:56 am ET
BMO Clients Can Now Access Expanded Financial Support with BDC's Mid-Market Relief Program
TORONTO, June 19, 2020 /CNW/ - In support of larger organizations, BMO announced that clients can now apply for Business Development Bank of Canada's (BDC) Mid-Market Financing Program available under the Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP).
Jun 19, 2020 09:00 am ET
/R E P E A T -- BMO Capital Markets to host 2020 Prescriptions for Success Healthcare Virtual Conference/
NEW YORK, June 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - BMO Capital Markets is hosting its fifth annual - and first virtual - healthcare conference on June 23rd. Almost 60 companies across the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and healthcare services industries will be participating in the one-day event through a series of fireside chats, panel discussions and one-on-one meetings....
Jun 19, 2020 08:45 am ET
Bank of Montreal Announces Quarterly Coupon Amount for the Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETN
NEW YORK, June 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX: BMO) (NYSE: BMO) today announced the quarterly coupon amount for the Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETNs due December 10, 2036 (NASDAQ: BMLP) (the "Notes"). The table below summarizes the coupon amount for the Notes....
Jun 19, 2020 08:30 am ET
BMO Global Asset Management Announces Cash Distributions for Certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds and ETF Series
TORONTO, June 19, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. and BMO Investments Inc. today announced the June 2020 cash distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (BMO ETFs) and ETF Series of the BMO Mutual Funds (ETF Series) that distribute monthly or quarterly. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs and ETF Series at the close of business on June 29, 2020 will receive cash distributions payable on July 6, 2020.
Jun 15, 2020 11:21 am ET
BMO Capital Markets to host 2020 Prescriptions for Success Healthcare Virtual Conference
NEW YORK, June 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - BMO Capital Markets is hosting its fifth annual - and first virtual - healthcare conference on June 23rd. Almost 60 companies across the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and healthcare services industries will be participating in the one-day event through a series of fireside chats, panel discussions and one-on-one meetings....
Jun 11, 2020 07:00 am ET
Pride Lives Here: BMO Celebrates LGBTQ2+ Community Across the Country
This year marks BMO's addition to the LGBT Corporate Canadian Index with a 100 per cent rating for diversity and inclusion TORONTO, June 11, 2020 /CNW/ - With Pride Month now underway, BMO Financial Group continues its commitment to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and two-spirited (LGBTQ2+) community through initiatives that eliminate barriers to inclusion. As a steadfast supporter of the Pride movement for more than 20 years, BMO is creating programs and resources that empower customers and employees, while also setting significant benchmarks for diversity in the financial industr
Jun 10, 2020 05:22 pm ET
Bank of Montreal Announces Subordinated Note Issue
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Jun 03, 2020 09:00 am ET
BMO Financial Group Donates to Organizations in the U.S. and Canada to Support Social and Racial Justice, and Inclusion
TORONTO, CHICAGO and NEW YORK, June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - BMO Financial Group today announced a donation of $1 million to a number of organizations in North America to support social and racial justice, and inclusion.  ...
Jun 03, 2020 09:00 am ET
BMO Financial Group Donates to Organizations in the U.S. and Canada to Support Social and Racial Justice, and Inclusion
TORONTO, CHICAGO and NEW YORK, June 3, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today announced a donation of $1 million to a number of organizations in North America to support social and racial justice, and inclusion. 
Jun 03, 2020 08:02 am ET
Alberta Motor Transport Association and BMO Collaborate to Support Commercial Truck Drivers in Alberta
Most freight categories are expected to rebound in the third quarter, according to BMO Economics TORONTO, June 3, 2020 /CNW/ - To help support the safety of commercial truck drivers who are hauling and delivering essential goods throughout the province, BMO is working with the Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) and several other organizations to assemble 25,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) kits. These PPE kits will be free for truck drivers and available at six weigh scales in Alberta over the coming week. As well, BMO has donated 50,000 non-medical masks to the AMTA.
Jun 01, 2020 08:00 am ET
BMO Insurance Introduces New Investment, Guarantee and No-Load Sales Charge Options on BMO Guaranteed Investment Funds (GIF)
TORONTO, June 1, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Insurance today announced enhancements to its BMO Guaranteed Investment Funds (GIF), including new investment, guarantee and no-load sales charge options.
May 28, 2020 02:00 pm ET
BMO Financial Group signs IFC led Operating Principles for Impact Management
Affirms Purpose to Boldly Grow the Good through its commitment to a sustainable future through sustainable finance NEW YORK, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - Earlier today, at a virtual round table on impact investing co-hosted by BMO Capital Markets and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group, BMO announced it has signed the Operating Principles for Impact Management (the Principles), for which IFC led the development. BMO is the 95th signatory to the Principles and the first major bank in Canada to sign.
May 28, 2020 02:00 pm ET
BMO Financial Group signs IFC led Operating Principles for Impact Management
Affirms Purpose to Boldly Grow the Good through its commitment to a sustainable future through sustainable finance NEW YORK, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Earlier today, at a virtual round table on impact investing co-hosted by BMO Capital Markets and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group, BMO announced it has signed the Operating Principles for Impact Management (the Principles), for which IFC led the development. BMO is the 95th signatory to the Principles and the first major bank in Canada to sign....
May 28, 2020 07:00 am ET
Kids Help Phone Never Dance Alone-a-thon powered by BMO in Support of Youth in Canada
In Response to COVID-19, the 19th Annual Walk So Kids Can Talk Transforms into a New Virtual Fundraiser
May 27, 2020 05:31 am ET
BMO Financial Group Declares Dividends
TORONTO, May 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $1.06 per share on paid-up common shares of Bank of Montreal for the third quarter of fiscal year 2020 ("Q3 2020 Dividend"), unchanged from the previous quarter and up 3 per cent from the prior year.
May 27, 2020 05:31 am ET
BMO Financial Group Declares Dividends
TORONTO, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $1.06 per share on paid-up common shares of Bank of Montreal for the third quarter of fiscal year 2020 ("Q3 2020 Dividend"), unchanged from the previous quarter and up 3 per cent from the prior year....
May 27, 2020 05:30 am ET
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May 25, 2020 08:00 am ET
BMO Creates Dedicated Online Resource Hubs for Canadians
TORONTO, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today introduced new online resource hubs for Canadian personal, business and wealth management clients. The hubs will contain specialized content and resources to help Canadians navigate COVID-19 and better position them for long-term growth.
May 22, 2020 03:00 pm ET
BMO Investments Inc. Announces Risk Rating Changes, Changes to BMO LifeStage Plus 2030 Fund, New Funds and Series and Discontinues Low Load Deferred Sales Charge Purchase Option
TORONTO, May 22, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Investments Inc. ("BMOII"), the manager of the BMO Mutual Funds, today announced risk rating changes to certain funds, capping one of  its funds to new investors, qualifying new funds and series and its intention to discontinue the low load deferred sales charge purchase option for new purchases.
May 21, 2020 08:44 am ET
Another Digital First: BMO Introduces Credit Card PIN Reset Feature
TORONTO, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ - To help customers bank remotely with confidence,  BMO has introduced the ability to reset or change a MasterCard PIN via online or mobile banking. As well – as remote banking capabilities become increasingly important – the bank has also introduced a suite of credit card self-service capabilities over the last several months.
May 20, 2020 08:30 am ET
BMO Global Asset Management Announces Cash Distributions for Certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds
TORONTO, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. today announced the May 2020 cash distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (BMO ETFs) that distribute monthly. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs at the close of business on May 28th, 2020, will receive cash distributions payable on June 2nd, 2020.
May 14, 2020 07:00 am ET
BMO Transforms BMO Institute for Learning (IFL) into Rest Space for Front-Line Healthcare Workers
BMO builds on additional commitments to support the front lines in Canada and the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic
May 12, 2020 08:05 pm ET
BMO Capital Markets Hosts Virtual 15th Annual Farm to Market Conference
First time Farm to Market conference is fully online and a first virtual conference of its size across the food and consumer space Event features industry leaders from the agriculture, fertilizer, protein, food and beverage, retail distribution, grocery and restaurant sectors  NEW YORK, May 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - BMO Capital Markets is hosting its 15th annual Farm to Market Conference on May 13th and 14th, 2020.  Normally held on location in New York City, this year's conference will be fully virtual with capabilities to host company presentations, panel sessions and one-on-one meetings. T...
May 11, 2020 09:44 pm ET
May 11, 2020 08:00 am ET
BMO Capital Markets Hosts Virtual 15th Annual Farm to Market Conference
First time Farm to Market conference is fully online and a first virtual conference of its size across the food and consumer space. Event features industry leaders from the agriculture, fertilizer, protein, food and beverage, retail distribution, grocery and restaurant sectors NEW YORK, May 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - BMO Capital Markets is hosting its 15th annual Farm to Market Conference on May 13th and 14th, 2020.  Normally held on location in New York City, this year's conference will be fully virtual with capabilities to host company presentations, panel sessions and one-on-one meetings. ...
May 06, 2020 10:16 am ET
Media Advisory - BMO Financial Group to Announce its Second Quarter 2020 Results
TORONTO, May 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - BMO Financial Group will announce its second quarter 2020 financial results and hold its investor community conference call on May 27, 2020. Financial results will be issued in a news release at approximately 5:30 a.m. ET. ...
May 06, 2020 10:16 am ET
Media Advisory - BMO Financial Group to Announce its Second Quarter 2020 Results
TORONTO, May 6, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group will announce its second quarter 2020 financial results and hold its investor community conference call on May 27, 2020. Financial results will be issued in a news release at approximately 5:30 a.m. ET.
May 06, 2020 06:30 am ET
MLSE Community Food Donation Program Expands to Include BMO Field and BMO as Partners Team Up to Help 'Bring Toronto Back to Its Feet'
Program exceeds early goals with 100,000 meals produced this week; use of both arena and stadium facilities will allow program to expand meal production for Toronto's frontline healthcare workers and the city's most vulnerable
May 04, 2020 09:32 am ET
BMO Business Clients Can Now Enroll to Receive Funds Quickly and Securely from the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy
TORONTO, May 4, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Business Clients are now able to access funds more quickly and securely from the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) by enrolling for direct deposit with the Canada Revenue Agency directly through BMO Online Banking. Upon enrollment, eligible businesses will have funds from the CEWS deposited directly into their BMO Business Bank account once they've been approved for the program.
May 04, 2020 09:00 am ET
Banks Facilitate Access to Emergency Wage Subsidy Through CRA Direct Deposit
Business customers are encouraged to enroll in direct deposit for quick and direct access to the CEWS
Apr 28, 2020 07:00 am ET
BMO Announces $100,000 Donation in Support of Nova Scotia
HALIFAX, April 28, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today announced a donation of $100,000 to charities in Nova Scotia to help communities affected by the recent tragedy.
Apr 23, 2020 05:25 pm ET
BMO Business Clients Can Now Apply for the BDC COVID-19 Relief Program
TORONTO, April 23, 2020 /CNW/ - Starting today, BMO business clients can apply for the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) financial relief program, as part of the Government of Canada's Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP). Business clients are encouraged to reach out to their BMO Relationship Manager to understand how this and other relief measures may help their business.
Apr 23, 2020 08:30 am ET
BMO Investments Inc. Announces Merger of BMO 2020 Target Date Funds
TORONTO, April 23, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Investments Inc., the manager of BMO LifeStage Plus 2020 Fund and BMO Target Education 2020 Portfolio (collectively, the "Terminating Funds") today announced that these funds are approaching their June 30, 2020 target end date. Each of the Terminating Funds will be merged into the corresponding mutual fund (collectively, the "Continuing Funds") as set out in the chart below. 
Apr 22, 2020 08:23 am ET
BMO Wins 2020 Artificial Intelligence Excellence Award
Later this year, BMO will introduce a cash flow prediction solution to help customers better solve cash flow shortfalls TORONTO, April 22, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO announced today that it has been recognized by Business Intelligence Group with a 2020 Artificial Intelligence Excellence Award.
Apr 21, 2020 08:30 am ET
BMO Global Asset Management Announces Cash Distributions for Certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds
TORONTO, April 21, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. today announced the April 2020 cash distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (BMO ETFs) that distribute monthly. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs at the close of business on April 29th, 2020, will receive cash distributions payable on May 4th, 2020.
Apr 20, 2020 09:30 am ET
BMO Financial Group to Source 100 Per Cent of Electricity Usage From Renewables
Annually nearly 400,000 kWh of renewable electricity to be generated through investment in Renewable Energy Certificates BMO reinforces commitment to sustainable future by maximizing use of Renewable Energy Certificates to bolster the development of renewable electricity generation TORONTO, April 20, 2020 BMO Financial Group (TSX: BMO) (NYSE: BMO) today announced a 2020 goal to match 100 per cent of its electricity usage with electricity produced from renewable sources across global operations.  The initiative includes investment in Renewal Energy Certificates and will enable the generatio
Apr 20, 2020 09:30 am ET
BMO Financial Group to Source 100 Per Cent of Electricity Usage From Renewables
Annually nearly 400,000 kWh of renewable electricity to be generated through investment in Renewable Energy Certificates BMO reinforces commitment to sustainable future by maximizing use of Renewable Energy Certificates to bolster the development of renewable electricity generation TORONTO, April 20, 2020 BMO Financial Group (TSX: BMO) (NYSE: BMO) today announced a 2020 goal to match 100 per cent of its electricity usage with electricity produced from renewable sources across global operations.  The initiative includes investment in Renewal Energy Certificates and will enable the generatio...
Apr 19, 2020 06:51 pm ET
BMO to Begin Accepting Applications for the EDC COVID-19 Relief Program
TORONTO, April 19, 2020 /CNW/ - Starting tomorrow, BMO business clients can apply for financial relief measures offered jointly with Export Development Canada (EDC), as part of the Government of Canada's Business Credit Availability Program. To apply for the EDC relief program, business clients must reach out to their BMO Relationship Manager.
Apr 17, 2020 08:31 am ET
BMO Special Report on the Post-Pandemic Economy: Building a Bridge
TORONTO, April 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - BMO Financial Group today released an in-depth report on the long-term global structural shifts accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic and current economic crisis. ...
Apr 17, 2020 08:31 am ET
BMO Special Report on the Post-Pandemic Economy: Building a Bridge
TORONTO, April 17, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today released an in-depth report on the long-term global structural shifts accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic and current economic crisis.
Apr 08, 2020 07:25 pm ET
BMO Small and Medium Business Clients Can Now Apply for the New Canada Emergency Business Account
TORONTO, April 8, 2020 /CNW/ - Starting tomorrow, BMO small and medium business clients can apply for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) directly from the bank's COVID-19 business support page. The account is part of the federal government's loan program for Canadian small businesses and complements the dedicated relief measures previously announced by BMO to support Canadian businesses affected by COVID-19. 
Apr 08, 2020 05:06 pm ET
BMO Introduces a Two Per Cent Discount for Shares Issued Under its Dividend Reinvestment Plan
TORONTO, April 8, 2020 /CNW/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO) today announced that it is offering a two per cent discount on its common shares issued from treasury under the dividend reinvestment feature of its Shareholder Dividend Reinvestment and Share Purchase Plan (the "Plan"). Under the Plan, shareholders may elect to have dividends on common shares reinvested in additional common shares of the Bank. BMO is supporting its customers in these challenging times in a variety of ways, including through new loans, which the dividend discount will help support. 
Apr 08, 2020 05:06 pm ET
BMO Introduces a Two Per Cent Discount for Shares Issued Under its Dividend Reinvestment Plan
TORONTO, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO) today announced that it is offering a two per cent discount on its common shares issued from treasury under the dividend reinvestment feature of its Shareholder Dividend Reinvestment and Share Purchase Plan (the "Plan"). Under the Plan, shareholders may elect to have dividends on common shares reinvested in additional common shares of the Bank. BMO is supporting its customers in these challenging times in a variety of ways, including through new loans, which the dividend discount will help support. ...
Apr 06, 2020 08:21 am ET
BMO Financial Group Completes Acquisition of Clearpool Group, Inc.
Fintech acquisition delivers modern, cloud-based electronic trading platform with visual data analytics and customizable algorithmic strategies Emphasizes BMO's priorities to provide innovative technology to clients and expand in areas of opportunity and strength NEW YORK and TORONTO, April 6, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Clearpool Group, Inc., a New York-based provider of holistic electronic trading solutions and an independent agency broker-dealer operating in the U.S. and Canada. 
Apr 06, 2020 08:21 am ET
BMO Financial Group Completes Acquisition of Clearpool Group, Inc.
Fintech acquisition delivers modern, cloud-based electronic trading platform with visual data analytics and customizable algorithmic strategies Emphasizes BMO's priorities to provide innovative technology to clients and expand in areas of opportunity and strength NEW YORK and TORONTO, April 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Clearpool Group, Inc., a New York-based provider of holistic electronic trading solutions and an independent agency broker-dealer operating in the U.S. and Canada.  ...
Apr 04, 2020 04:28 pm ET
BMO Bank of Montreal Announces New Credit Card Rates For Consumers and Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19
TORONTO, April 4, 2020 /CNW/ - As part of BMO's relief efforts to help Canadians financially affected by COVID-19, the bank will temporarily provide an effective interest rate on credit cards of 10.99% for personal and small business customers, who are experiencing financial hardship as a result of COVID-19 and are receiving a credit card payment deferral.
Apr 03, 2020 11:15 am ET
Banks Facilitate Access to Relief Funds Through CRA Direct Deposit
TORONTO, April 3, 2020 /CNW/ - Banks in Canada are working collaboratively with the Government of Canada to offer online enrollment of Canada Revenue Agency's (CRA) direct deposit, a convenient and secure way to receive SIN-based government benefit payments, including the new Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) for people experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19.
Mar 31, 2020 05:32 pm ET
Bank of Montreal Confirms Election of Board of Directors
TORONTO, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) today held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders by electronic means....
Mar 31, 2020 05:32 pm ET
Bank of Montreal Confirms Election of Board of Directors
TORONTO, March 31, 2020 /CNW/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) today held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders by electronic means.
Mar 31, 2020 04:44 pm ET
Media Advisory - BMO Expert Podcast on COVID-19 and the Future of the Global Economy
Darryl White, Chief Executive Officer, BMO Financial Group leads the discussion TORONTO, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Following BMO Financial Group's 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, BMO is providing access to a podcast featuring diverse perspectives on the economic and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and how businesses must evolve and adapt to changing conditions....
Mar 31, 2020 04:44 pm ET
Media Advisory - BMO Expert Podcast on COVID-19 and the Future of the Global Economy
Darryl White, Chief Executive Officer, BMO Financial Group leads the discussion TORONTO, March 31, 2020 /CNW/ - Following BMO Financial Group's 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, BMO is providing access to a podcast featuring diverse perspectives on the economic and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and how businesses must evolve and adapt to changing conditions.
Mar 27, 2020 07:10 pm ET
BMO Bank of Montreal Decreases CDN$ Prime Lending Rate to 2.45 Per Cent
TORONTO, March 27, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Bank of Montreal today announced that it is decreasing its CDN$ prime lending rate from 2.95 per cent to 2.45 per cent, effective March 30, 2020.
Mar 27, 2020 03:49 pm ET
Banks in Canada Step Up to Support Small Business
TORONTO, March 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada is in the midst of a public health emergency that has touched everyone. It has created volatility in our markets and impacts to our economy – and has created real stress for businesses. Small businesses are an economic engine of this country, and Canada's banks know that these businesses are particularly hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar 24, 2020 10:23 am ET
BMO Announces Dedicated Financial Relief for Canadian Businesses Affected by COVID-19
TORONTO, March 24, 2020 /CNW/ - To stand behind Canadian businesses, BMO has introduced measures to help Canadian businesses experiencing financial pressures as a result of COVID-19.
Mar 20, 2020 04:12 pm ET
BMO Financial Group Supporting United Way Community Fund to Fill Gaps for Community Services due to COVID-19
$1MM pledged to support crisis relief efforts in areas of immediate community needs Builds on BMO's commitment to support clients and team members affected by COVID-19, and long-standing partnership with United Way to foster inclusive local economic opportunity TORONTO, March 20, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO) today announced a donation to United Way to support gaps in community services urgently needed for vulnerable individuals affected by the public health, social and economic consequences of COVID-19. As a first step, funds donated will be provided via United Way to c
Mar 20, 2020 11:09 am ET
BMO Financial Group Announces its Annual Meeting to be Held by Electronic Means
TORONTO, March 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Earlier today, it was announced that BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO)  is one of several banks to have obtained relief from the court from the legislative requirement to hold in-person Annual Meetings this year.  The order permits the meetings to be conducted by one or more of webcasting, teleconference or other electronic means.
Mar 20, 2020 09:52 am ET
Joint Statement By Canadian Banks and Life Insurance Companies Regarding Annual Meeting Planning
TORONTO, March 20, 2020 /CNW/ - This is a joint statement issued by BMO, CIBC, Canadian Western Bank, Laurentian Bank, National Bank, RBC, Scotiabank, TD Bank, Great-West Lifeco, Canada Life, Manulife and Sun Life. Each of us is actively monitoring COVID-19 developments and the directives from public health and government authorities for group gatherings and social distancing, and we have been taking a series of proactive precautionary measures to help support the health and well-being of our employees, clients and the general public. This degree of care and concern extends to all of our sha
Mar 20, 2020 08:30 am ET
BMO Global Asset Management Announces Cash Distributions for Certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds and ETF Series
TORONTO, March 20, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. and BMO Investments Inc. today announced the March 2020 cash distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (BMO ETFs) and ETF Series of the BMO Mutual Funds (ETF Series) that distribute monthly or quarterly. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs and ETF Series, at the close of business on March 30, 2020 will receive cash distributions payable on April 2nd, 2020.
Mar 19, 2020 08:56 am ET
Bank of Montreal Announces Quarterly Coupon Amount for the Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETN
NEW YORK, March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO) today announced the quarterly coupon amount for the Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETNs due December 10, 2036 (NASDAQ:BMLP) (the "Notes"). The table below summarizes the coupon amount for the Notes....
Mar 17, 2020 09:15 pm ET
BMO Bank of Montreal Announces Actions to Support the Well-Being of Clients, Team Members, and Communities
TORONTO, March 17, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Bank of Montreal today announced that it is offering a financial relief program to Canadian clients directly affected by COVID-19. As well, BMO is introducing proactive measures to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of clients, team members, and the communities where the bank operates.
Mar 17, 2020 07:00 pm ET
Canada's Six Biggest Banks Take Decisive Action To Help Customers Impacted by COVID-19
TORONTO, March 17, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada's six largest banks today announced plans to provide financial relief to Canadians impacted by the economic consequences of COVID-19.
Mar 16, 2020 05:05 pm ET
BMO Bank of Montreal Decreases CDN$ Prime Lending Rate to 2.95 Per Cent
TORONTO, March 16, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Bank of Montreal today announced that it is decreasing its CDN$ prime lending rate from 3.45 per cent to 2.95 per cent, effective March 17, 2020.
Mar 10, 2020 07:00 am ET
/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - BMO Financial Group's Chief Inclusion Officer to Participate in Panel Discussion on Diversity and Inclusion/
TORONTO, March 9, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group's Paulette Jagers, Chief Inclusion Officer, will participate in a panel discussion on diversity and inclusion. Ms. Jagers will offer her unique perspective on the skills required to lead in the diverse and inclusive organization of the future and the role of technology in advancing the diversity and inclusion agenda.
Mar 09, 2020 11:30 am ET
Media Advisory - BMO Financial Group's Chief Inclusion Officer to Participate in Panel Discussion on Diversity and Inclusion
TORONTO, March 9, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group's Paulette Jagers, Chief Inclusion Officer, will participate in a panel discussion on diversity and inclusion. Ms. Jagers will offer her unique perspective on the skills required to lead in the diverse and inclusive organization of the future and the role of technology in advancing the diversity and inclusion agenda.
Mar 06, 2020 12:05 pm ET
BMO Financial Group Proxy Circular Now Available
TORONTO, March 6, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) today announced that it has filed its 2020 Notice of Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Management Proxy Circular with applicable securities regulators and has mailed it to common shareholders of Bank of Montreal.  The document is available on the bank's website at www.bmo.com/home/about/banking/investor-relations/annual-general-meeting, as well as on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on EDGAR at www.sec.gov.
Mar 06, 2020 11:08 am ET
BMO Financial Group Reaffirms Commitment to Women Entrepreneurs
Dedicated strategy teams introduced for Canadian women entrepreneurs across the country TORONTO, March 6, 2020 /CNW/ - In the lead-up to International Women's Day 2020, BMO Financial Group has introduced new initiatives in support of women entrepreneurs across North America.
Mar 06, 2020 08:24 am ET
BMO Celebrates International Women's Day 2020 with New Ad Campaign and Continued Commitment to Fostering Women Leaders
TORONTO, March 6, 2020 /CNW/ - To mark International Women's Day 2020, BMO Financial Group is taking a bold public position to break financial stereotypes tied to girls and women. A new advertising campaign will launch on International Women's Day aimed at raising consciousness and opening dialogue about the lifelong consequences of telling women they're bad with money. BMO's campaign will shed light on the stereotypes that are contributing to financial inequality by eroding women's financial confidence.
Mar 04, 2020 05:55 pm ET
BMO Bank of Montreal Decreases CDN$ Prime Lending Rate to 3.45 Per Cent
TORONTO, March 4, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Bank of Montreal today announced that it is decreasing its CDN$ prime lending rate from 3.95 per cent to 3.45 per cent, effective March 5, 2020.
Mar 02, 2020 03:15 pm ET
BMO Investments Inc. Announces Changes to Certain BMO LifeStage Plus Funds
TORONTO, March 2, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Investments Inc. ("BMOII"), the manager of BMO LifeStage Plus 2022 Fund, BMO LifeStage Plus 2025 Fund and BMO LifeStage Plus 2026 Fund (each a "Fund" and collectively, the "Funds"), today announced that each Fund's portfolio allocation has been changed to a "protected" asset mix.
Mar 02, 2020 07:30 am ET
Majority of Canadians are Investing, but Many Still Prefer Cash Savings
TORONTO, March 2, 2020 /CNW/ - According to the annual BMO RRSP Study, while 77 per cent of Canadians have investments, Canadians are nearly split when it comes to investing their savings (53 per cent) or keeping them as cash (47 per cent).
Feb 26, 2020 07:30 am ET
An Extra Farm Hand: BMO Business Xpress Now Available to Agriculture Customers to Help Save them Time and Energy
Agriculture customers can now secure a loan for up to $1,000,000 via BMO Business Express in less than a day TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2020 /CNW/ - Tending to a farm can demand around-the-clock attention. To help, BMO has made its leading small business lending platform, BMO Business Xpress, available to customers operating in the agriculture sector to allow them to obtain capital more quickly and conveniently.
Feb 25, 2020 01:01 pm ET
BMO Financial Group Appoints Cam Fowler as Chief Strategy & Operations Officer and Erminia (Ernie) Johannson as Group Head, North American Personal and Business Banking
TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today announced two executive appointments to build on its competitive advantages, continue to deliver strong performance and position the bank for the future.
Feb 25, 2020 05:15 am ET
BMO Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the Third Year in a Row
TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group has been recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the third consecutive year. BMO is one of only three Canadian companies, the only bank in Canada, and one of only four banks worldwide, to have been named to the list, underscoring the bank's commitment to values-based leadership and ethical business practices.
Feb 25, 2020 05:02 am ET
BMO Financial Group Announces Intention to Repurchase Up to 12 Million of its Common Shares
TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO) today announced its intention, subject to the approval of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada (OSFI) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), to purchase for cancellation up to 12 million of its common shares under a normal course issuer bid. Purchases will be made through the facilities of the TSX and may also be made through alternative Canadian trading systems or by such other means as may be permitted by a securities regulatory authority, including private agreements or share repurchase program
Feb 25, 2020 05:01 am ET
BMO Financial Group Declares Dividends
TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX: BMO) (NYSE: BMO) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $1.06 per share on paid-up common shares of Bank of Montreal for the second quarter of fiscal year 2020 ("Q2 2020 Dividend"), unchanged from the previous quarter and up 6 per cent from the prior year.
Feb 25, 2020 05:00 am ET
Feb 21, 2020 06:10 pm ET
BMO Leader Selected as Learning Leader of the Year by The Learning and Performance Institute (LPI)
Gina Jeneroux recognized for learning leadership and development of bold talent strategy TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - The Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) has recognized BMO Financial Group's Gina Jeneroux, Chief Learning Officer, with The Learning Leader of the Year award. The awards were announced last night in London, UK at The Learning Awards annual celebration honouring the highest performing organizations and individuals globally from the learning and development industry.
Feb 19, 2020 11:53 am ET
Feb 19, 2020 07:30 am ET
BMO Asset Management Inc. Announces Cash Distributions for Certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds
TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. today announced the February 2020 cash distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (BMO ETFs) that distribute monthly. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs at the close of business on February 27th, 2020, will receive cash distributions payable on March 3rd, 2020.
Feb 18, 2020 01:26 pm ET
BMO Capital Markets to Host Global Metals & Mining Conference for 29th Year
Industry leaders from 35 countries and 6 continents to attend the #1 metals and mining conference in the world Company presentations accessible via Webcast BMO Research analysts available for comment NEW YORK and TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Capital Markets will host its 29th Global Metals & Mining Conference from February 23 to February 26, 2020 in Hollywood, Florida.
Feb 18, 2020 12:00 pm ET
BMO Financial Group Ranked #1 in J.D. Power 2020 Canada Retail Banking Advice Satisfaction Study
TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group received the highest customer satisfaction ranking in retail banking advice amongst Canada's largest banks, in the J.D. Power 2020 Canada Retail Banking Advice Satisfaction Study. The study analyzes responses from thousands of retail bank customers across Canada.
Feb 11, 2020 07:35 am ET
BMO Asset Management Inc. Launches New Hedged Series for BMO Long-Term US Treasury Bond Index ETF
TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. today launched a hedged series of BMO Long-Term US Treasury Bond Index ETF on the NEO Exchange further providing clients with options to structure their portfolios.
Feb 11, 2020 07:30 am ET
BMO Asset Management Inc. Launches Innovative Fixed Income and U.S. Market ETFs
TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. today launched new exchange traded funds (ETFs), including the first mortgage backed security (MBS) ETF in Canada.
Feb 06, 2020 08:42 am ET
Media Advisory - BMO Financial Group to Announce its First Quarter 2020 Results
TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group will announce its first quarter 2020 financial results and hold its investor community conference call on February 25, 2020. Financial results will be issued in a news release at approximately 6:00 a.m. ET.
Feb 06, 2020 08:00 am ET
BMO Financial Group Recognized by CDP for Action and Transparency on Environmental Sustainability
BMO ranked at Leadership Level with A- score, surpassing international financial services sector average TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) today announced it has been recognized by the CDP (formerly called the Carbon Disclosure Project) for its strong actions and transparency in the areas of climate change governance, climate change risk management, and greenhouse gas emissions reduction. The CDP, a not-for-profit charity, provides a global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states, and regions to manage their environmental impacts.
Feb 06, 2020 07:01 am ET
BMO 10th Annual RRSP Study: Canadians RRSP Savings on the Rise but Still Struggle to Define Retirement Financial Goals
69 per cent of Canadians now hold an RRSP account, compared to 60 per cent last year Average amount held in RRSP accounts hits $111,922, up by almost $10,000 compared to 2018 On average, Canadians plan to retire at 62 – but most are unable to estimate how much money they would need to retire comfortably TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - According to the annual BMO Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) study, Canadians are turning to and investing in their RRSPs more than ever – 69 per cent now hold an account at an average amount of $111,922 dollars.
Jan 30, 2020 08:18 am ET
BMO Annual ETF Outlook Report: Global ETF Industry Surpasses US$6 Trillion
Global ETF industry assets up 32 per cent from 2018 to over US$6 trillion ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investing emerged as one of the largest trends of 2019 BMO Balanced ESG ETF (ZESG) launched in 2020, blending key themes of ESG and asset allocation investing TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM) today released its annual ETF Outlook Report, which reviews the exchange traded fund (ETF) industry, and highlights trends for the coming year.
Jan 24, 2020 08:22 am ET
BMO Global Asset Management ETFs and Mutual Funds Awarded A+ Rating by Fundata
TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Global Asset Management had 24 exchange traded funds (ETFs) and mutual funds recognized for their outstanding performance at the annual Fundata FundGrade A+® Awards last night in Toronto.  In addition, a BMO Life Assurance Company guaranteed investment fund (GIF) was also recognized. 
Jan 23, 2020 07:20 am ET
CAMH Launches First-of-its-Kind Workplace Mental Health Playbook
Helping Business Leaders navigate mental illness; a leading cause of workplace disability in Canada
Jan 22, 2020 07:30 am ET
BMO Asset Management Inc. Announces Cash Distributions for Certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds
TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. today announced the January 2020 cash distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (BMO ETFs) that distribute monthly. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs at the close of business on January 30, 2020, will receive cash distributions payable on February 4th, 2020.
Jan 22, 2020 07:00 am ET
BMO Financial Group to Acquire Clearpool Group Inc.
Fintech acquisition delivers modern, cloud-based electronic trading platform with visual data analytics and customizable algorithmic strategies Emphasizes BMO's priorities to provide innovative technology to clients and expand in areas of opportunity and strength NEW YORK and TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Clearpool Group Inc., a New York-based provider of holistic electronic trading solutions and an independent agency broker-dealer operating in the U.S. and Canada.  The transacti
Jan 21, 2020 07:45 am ET
BMO Financial Group Named to Corporate Knights' Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World Ranking
BMO ranked top bank in North America Reflects commitment to sustainable future and carbon neutrality TORONTO and DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) today announced it has been named to Corporate Knights' 2020 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World ranking.
Jan 21, 2020 07:30 am ET
BMO Asset Management Inc. Launches Suite of Indexed ESG ETFs to Support Responsible Investing
Launching ESG ETFs, including the first ESG asset allocation ETF in Canada Adding to income solutions with additional yield ETFs BMO survey shows 78 per cent of high income and high net worth investors are ESG leaning, with 22 per cent actively investing in ESG TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. today announced the launch of seven ESG (environment, social and governance) ETFs, including the first balanced ESG ETF in Canada.  
Jan 21, 2020 06:30 am ET
BMO Financial Group Recognized for Fifth Year in a Row by Bloomberg's Gender-Equality Index
TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today announced it has been included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the fifth year in a row. The global index recognizes companies committed to gender equality and inclusivity within the workplace and the community, and publicly demonstrates each company's commitment to equality and advancing women. This year, the index has expanded to include nearly 6,000 companies across 84 countries.
Jan 16, 2020 10:20 am ET
BMO Announces Indigenous Advisory Council with Indigenous Leaders from Across Canada
Acceleration of Council demonstration of BMO's Purpose in wake of BC Apology
Jan 13, 2020 06:10 pm ET
BMO Asset Management Inc. Announces Index Change for ZTL, Changes to Risk Ratings for Certain BMO ETF Listings and Clarification of Investment Objectives and Strategies for Certain BMO ETFs
TORONTO, Jan. 13, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. today announced a pending change to the underlying index for BMO Long-Term US Treasury Bond Index ETF ("ZTL"), changes to the risk rating for 15 BMO ETF listings, and a clarification of the investment objectives and investment strategies for certain BMO ETFs.
Jan 02, 2020 08:00 am ET
BMO CEO Darryl White to Speak at RBC Capital Markets Canadian Bank CEO Conference
TORONTO, Jan. 2, 2020 /CNW/ - Darryl White, Chief Executive Officer of BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO), will participate in the RBC Capital Markets Canadian Bank CEO Conference in Toronto on January 7, 2020, at 9:15 a.m. (ET).
Dec 19, 2019 10:15 am ET
BMO Appoints Sri Dronamraju as Chief Information Security Officer
TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today named Sri Dronamraju as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).  The appointment is effective January 6, 2020.
Dec 18, 2019 03:24 pm ET
BMO Global Asset Management Announces Annual Reinvested Distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds and ETF Series
TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. and BMO Investments Inc. today announced the 2019 annual reinvested distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (BMO ETFs) and ETF Series of the BMO Mutual Funds (ETF Series)1. These annual reinvested distributions generally represent realized capital gains and special income within the BMO ETFs and ETF Series, and are paid to unitholders, as required, to ensure that the BMO ETFs and ETF Series are not liable for ordinary income tax.
Dec 18, 2019 03:20 pm ET
BMO Global Asset Management Announces Cash Distributions for Certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds and ETF Series
TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. and BMO Investments Inc. today announced the December 2019 cash distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (BMO ETFs) and ETF Series of the BMO Mutual Funds (ETF Series) that distribute monthly, quarterly or annually. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs and ETF Series, at the close of business on December 30, 2019 will receive cash distributions payable on January 3, 2020.
Dec 18, 2019 07:01 am ET
BMO Annual TFSA Study: Canadian Investors Show Changes in Financial Behavior and Build Momentum With Contributions in 2019
More than half of Canadians (58 per cent) said they contributed what they had expected to their TFSA this year, while 11 per cent said it was more and 23 per cent said it was less than their anticipated plan Average annual contribution is up 10 per cent year over year, at an average of $5,332 – up from $4,826 in 2018 Almost half of Canadians utilize TFSAs for retirement savings and 31 per cent are leveraging it as an emergency fund TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - According to the annual BMO Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) study, Canadians' are once again increasingly turning and contributing
Dec 17, 2019 02:35 pm ET
BMO Financial Group 2019 Sustainability Report and Public Accountability Statement Now Available Online
TORONTO and CHICAGO, Dec. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group has published its 2019 Sustainability Report. The report can be downloaded at https://corporate-responsibility.bmo.com/reports/.
Dec 12, 2019 07:30 am ET
BMO Introduces AI Powered Solution to Deliver Personalized Banking Insights
Solution gives customers the tools to take control of their financial wellness BMO Insights will be fully integrated into the mobile banking experience TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - To help customers gain better control of their financial lives, BMO has introduced a new personal financial management solution, BMO Insights. The solution leverages artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver personalized, automated, and actionable insights for everyday banking customers to help them manage their day-to-day finances and cash flow. BMO Insights will be fully integrated into the mobile banking exper
Dec 11, 2019 04:09 pm ET
Maple Leaf Foods and BMO Capital Markets enter into First Sustainability-Linked Loan in Canada
Reflects shared commitment to sustainable future and carbon neutrality TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) today announced it is providing Maple Leaf Foods Inc. the first sustainability-linked loan in Canada.
Dec 09, 2019 08:00 am ET
BMO Announces Renewed Partnership with the Canadian Defence Community
BMO will continue as the official bank of the Canadian Defence Community for an additional ten years TORONTO, Dec. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Bank of Montreal today announced a ten-year extension of its partnership with Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS). With the extension, BMO continues to be the Official Bank and exclusive provider of banking services and financial products to members of the Canadian Defence Community.
Dec 03, 2019 05:01 am ET
BMO Financial Group Increases Common Share Dividend by 3 cents from the prior quarter, up 6 per cent from the prior year
TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $1.06 per share on paid-up common shares of Bank of Montreal for the first quarter of fiscal year 2020 ("Q1 2020 Dividend"), a 3 cent increase from the previous quarter and up 6 per cent from the prior year.
Dec 03, 2019 05:00 am ET
Nov 28, 2019 07:00 am ET
BMO Introduces the BMO Money Multiplier Variable Term Deposit
First and only major Canadian financial institution to offer an investment structured this way Offers 100 per cent principal protection by BMO, a guaranteed annual interest payment, and the potential to double the investment in as little as five years TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Today BMO Financial Group announced the launch of the BMO Money Multiplier Variable Term Deposit. The BMO Money Multiplier blends the characteristics of yield-generating and growth-oriented investments with the peace of mind of investments that secure the principle. 
Nov 27, 2019 07:30 am ET
Media Advisory - BMO Announces Top 10 Toys for the Holiday Season and U.S. Toy Industry Outlook
Pop Pops Snotz from Yulu, L.O.L. Surprise! O.M.G. Dolls from MGA Entertainment, and Blume dolls from Skyrocket forecasted as top three toys of the season BMO analysts lowering full year U.S. toy retail sales estimate to -2% from flat BMO Economics forecasts slower, but still healthy, U.S. consumer spending through the holiday season TORONTO and NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Capital Markets Toys and Leisure analyst Gerrick Johnson has unveiled his annual list of the top toys for the holiday season, and outlook for the retail toy sector.
Nov 22, 2019 09:00 am ET
BMO Capital Markets Named Best Canadian Bank for the Canadian Dollar for 9th Consecutive Year
TORONTO, NEW YORK and LONDON, Nov. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO), has been named Best Bank for the Canadian Dollar for the ninth year in a row by FX Week.
Nov 22, 2019 07:30 am ET
BMO Financial Group Recognized with 2019 True North Social Impact Award
TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today announced it has received the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Canada's True North Social Impact award. The award recognizes the bank's meaningful social contributions across North America over the past year.
Nov 21, 2019 09:32 am ET
BMO Leader Recognized at Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards
TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - For the fourth consecutive year, a BMO Financial Group leader is among the recipients of WXN Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards. Samra Zafar, Lead, Purpose Communications, BMO Financial Group, will be celebrated at the Top 100 Summit and Awards Gala at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
Nov 20, 2019 09:02 am ET
BMO Asset Management Inc. Announces Cash Distributions for Certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds
TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. today announced the November 2019 cash distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (BMO ETFs) that distribute monthly. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs at the close of business on November 28, 2019, will receive cash distributions payable on December 3, 2019.
Nov 20, 2019 08:00 am ET
BMO Wins Multiple Awards for Excellence in Supplier Diversity
TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group's Supplier Diversity Program this month received top honours from two leading organizations dedicated to supporting diverse businesses and professionals.
Nov 18, 2019 07:30 am ET
BMO Investments Inc. Announces Changes to the BMO Global Diversified Fund
TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Investments Inc. ("BMOII"), the manager of the BMO Global Diversified Fund (the "Fund"), today announced a new series launch, management fee reductions to certain series of the Fund and a portfolio manager change for the Fund.  In addition, the Fund's name changed to BMO Concentrated Global Balanced Fund and its investment strategies changed.
Nov 15, 2019 02:23 pm ET
BMO Global Asset Management Announces Estimated Annual Reinvested Distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds and ETF Series
TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. and BMO Investments Inc. today announced the estimated 2019 annual reinvested distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (BMO ETFs) and ETF Series of the BMO Mutual Funds (ETF Series)1. These annual reinvested distributions generally represent realized capital gains and special income within the BMO ETFs and ETF Series, and are paid to unitholders, as required, to ensure that the BMO ETFs and ETF Series are not liable for ordinary income tax.
Nov 15, 2019 07:45 am ET
BMO Global Asset Management Receives Multiple Honours at 2019 Canada Lipper Fund Awards from Refinitiv
A total of seven mutual funds and ETFs were recognized TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM) was recognized at the 2019 Canada Lipper Fund Awards from Refinitiv with three BMO Mutual Funds and four BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) receiving top honours in nine categories.
Nov 14, 2019 04:00 pm ET
Bank of Montreal Announces Results of Conversion Privilege of Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Class B Preferred Shares, Series 31
TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Bank of Montreal (the "Bank") (TSX: BMO)(NYSE: BMO) today announced that none of its 12 million Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Class B Preferred Shares, Series 31 (the "Preferred Shares Series 31") will be converted on November 25, 2019 into Non-Cumulative Floating Rate Class B Preferred Shares, Series 32 of the Bank (the "Preferred Shares Series 32").
Nov 14, 2019 07:00 am ET
BMO Private Banking Receives Three Best Private Bank Awards by Global Finance Magazine
BMO Private Banking has been recognized as the Best Private Bank in Canada by Global Finance Magazine since 2016. The bank was awarded Best Private Bank for Entrepreneurs Globally and Best Private Bank for Entrepreneurs in North America for the first time this year. TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Private Banking, part of BMO Private Wealth, has been awarded Best Private Bank Canada and Best Private Bank for Entrepreneurs Globally and in North America, 2020 by Global Finance magazine. This is the fourth consecutive year BMO Private Banking has been named Best Private Bank in Canada by th
Nov 13, 2019 09:27 am ET
MicroSectors Launches 1x FANG+ Technology Exchange Traded Product on NYSE Arca
NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - REX Shares, LLC (REX) will add to the MicroSectors™ lineup with the launch of the 1x Exchange Traded Notes linked to the NYSE FANG+™ Index (the Index), which will be issued by Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO). The 1x exchange traded note will complement the existing FANG+ ETNs, which currently offer investors from +3x through ‐3x daily resetting leveraged and inverse leveraged exposure. The 1x MicroSectors™ FANG+™ Exchange Traded Notes (symbol: FNGS) (the ETN), started trading November 13, 2019 on NYSE Arca....
Nov 12, 2019 07:00 am ET
A Canadian Banking First: BMO Introduces New Automated, Digital Solution to put Customers in Control of Bill Payments
Solution speeds up the bill payment process and helps to do away with late bill payments TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO today announced the launch of BMO QuickPayTM, a new automated way for customers to pay their bills without needing to log into online or mobile banking. BMO QuickPay provides everyday banking customers with a frictionless way to pay their bills, while also putting them in complete control of the payment from start to finish.
Nov 06, 2019 10:38 am ET
Media Advisory - BMO Financial Group to Announce its Fourth Quarter 2019 Results
TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - BMO Financial Group will announce its fourth quarter 2019 financial results and hold its investor community conference call on December 3, 2019. Financial results will be issued in a news release at approximately 6:00 a.m. ET. ...
Nov 06, 2019 10:38 am ET
Media Advisory - BMO Financial Group to Announce its Fourth Quarter 2019 Results
TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group will announce its fourth quarter 2019 financial results and hold its investor community conference call on December 3, 2019. Financial results will be issued in a news release at approximately 6:00 a.m. ET.
Nov 06, 2019 09:00 am ET
BMO Wins Aite Group's 2019 Cash Management and Payments Innovation Award for Digital Channel Capabilities
BMO is the first financial institution in Canada to offer a full range of biometric authenticators via its mobile app for commercial banking customers TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today announced it has received Aite Group's 2019 Impact Innovation Award for Cash Management and Payments for Digital Channel Capabilities. The award recognizes the bank's efforts to deliver a leading experience for online business banking customers across channels.
Nov 05, 2019 07:30 am ET
BMO, United Way and City of Toronto Announce Greater Golden Mile Neighbourhoods are First for Economic Opportunity Program
Community agencies, non-profit sector leaders, City officials, and Infrastructure Ontario join business leaders on Leadership Table Small business catalyzer and Infrastructure joint venture will be launched TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group, United Way Greater Toronto and the City of Toronto today announced that the Greater Golden Mile area in Scarborough has been selected as the first for a new approach to build inclusive local economic opportunity and stronger neighbourhoods. This pilot follows extensive work over the last year by the Inclusive Local Economic Opportunity (
Nov 01, 2019 07:23 pm ET
BMO Asset Management Inc. Announces Final Valuation and Declares Final Distribution on Units of Three Terminated BMO Exchange Traded Funds
TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. (the "Manager"), today announced the final net asset values for each of BMO Global Banks Hedged to CAD Index ETF (Ticker: BANK), BMO Global Insurance Hedged to CAD Index ETF (Ticker: INSR) and BMO Shiller Select US Index ETF (Ticker: ZEUS) (each a "Fund" and collectively, the "Funds").
Nov 01, 2019 08:33 am ET
BMO to Appoint George Cope as Chair of the Board
TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO) announced its intention to appoint George A. Cope as Chair of the Board upon his re-election as an independent director at BMO's Annual Meeting on March 31, 2020. BMO Chair J. Robert S. Prichard will retire from the board at that time after 20 years of service as an independent director and as Chair since 2012.
Oct 28, 2019 05:06 pm ET
Bank of Montreal Announces Dividend Rates on Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Class B Preferred Shares, Series 31 and Non-Cumulative Floating Rate Class B Preferred Shares, Series 32
TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Further to the announcement by Bank of Montreal (the "Bank") (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO) on September 27, 2019, the Bank today announced the applicable dividend rates for its Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Class B Preferred Shares, Series 31 (the "Preferred Shares Series 31") and Non-Cumulative Floating Rate Class B Preferred Shares, Series 32 (the "Preferred Shares Series 32").
Oct 25, 2019 09:33 am ET
BMO Financial Group's Miguel Mendes Honoured for Contributions to LGBTQ2+ Community
TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group's Miguel Mendes has been recognized at Start Proud's 2019 Leaders to be Proud Of Awards. Mr. Mendes was awarded the Professional Leader Award in recognition of his contributions to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and two-spirited (LGBTQ2+) business community.
Oct 22, 2019 08:30 am ET
BMO Asset Management Inc. Announces Cash Distributions for Certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds
TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. today announced the October 2019 cash distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (BMO ETFs) that distribute monthly. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs at the close of business on October 30, 2019, will receive cash distributions payable on November 4, 2019.
Oct 21, 2019 04:46 pm ET
BMO Issues Inaugural Sustainability Bond
Furthers its Growing the Good commitment to enable a sustainable future TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) today announced the closing of its inaugural U.S. $500-million 3-year Sustainability Bond to support the Bank's commitment to sustainable finance. Proceeds of the Sustainability Bond will be allocated toward eligible green and social asset categories, including renewable energy, green buildings and infrastructure, pollution prevention and control, sustainable land use, women-owned small and medium businesses, Indigenous communities, and other...
Oct 21, 2019 04:46 pm ET
BMO Issues Inaugural Sustainability Bond
Furthers its Growing the Good commitment to enable a sustainable future TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) today announced the closing of its inaugural U.S. $500-million 3-year Sustainability Bond to support the Bank's commitment to sustainable finance. Proceeds of the Sustainability Bond will be allocated toward eligible green and social asset categories, including renewable energy, green buildings and infrastructure, pollution prevention and control, sustainable land use, women-owned small and medium businesses, Indigenous communities, and other eligib
Oct 15, 2019 04:00 pm ET
BMO Insurance to Offer Advance Payment of Life Insurance Benefit in Case of Financial Hardship
BMO Insurance Financial Hardship Life Advance offered to those in financial difficulty and who have a life expectancy of five years or less Expansion of BMO Insurance's Compassionate Benefit Program, which includes a Terminal Illness Life Advance Clients can receive up to $250,000 to cover unexpected expenses and medical bills TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Insurance today announced the launch of a Financial Hardship Life Advance, an extension of its Compassionate Benefit Program.
Oct 11, 2019 11:45 am ET
BMO Financial Group Celebrates 2019 International Day of the Girl
TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group joined celebrations today to mark International Day of the Girl. For the second year, BMO has supported Plan International Canada's initiatives for the day in the role of Executive Sponsor, reinforcing the bank's ongoing commitment to fostering female leaders of tomorrow.
Oct 10, 2019 04:00 pm ET
BMO Insurance Launches Enhanced Market Indexed Account Exclusively On Universal Life Insurance Policies
TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Insurance today announced the launch of the North American Equity Enhanced Market Indexed Account (EMIA), a new investment option available exclusively on its universal life insurance policies.
Oct 10, 2019 09:15 am ET
365 Days in: BMO Business Xpress Has Helped Thousands of Canadian Small Business Owners Save Time and Energy to Re-Invest in Their Businesses
Since October 2018, Business Xpress has helped more than 4,500 small business owners and saved them over 67,000 hours BMO Business Xpress will be available at BMO.com to provide added convenience for small businesses in 2020 TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Business Xpress has helped thousands of Canadian small businesses obtain capital more quickly and conveniently, since launching last year. The small business lending platform has significantly reduced the time it takes to apply for a loan, from several days to roughly 20 minutes.
Oct 08, 2019 08:00 am ET
Master Credit Card Trust II Announces it has Applied to Cease to be a Reporting Issuer in Canada
TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Master Credit Card Trust II (the "Trust") announced today that it has applied to the Ontario Securities Commission (the "OSC"), as principal regulator, for a decision that it has ceased to be a reporting issuer in all jurisdictions of Canada.
Oct 07, 2019 10:30 am ET
BMO Donates $5 Million to University of Toronto to Launch First of Its Kind Program Integrating Artificial Intelligence and Humanities
Donation supports the creation of BMO Lab for Creative Research in the Arts, Performance, Emerging Technologies and AI First university lab dedicated to bringing together students from theatre, music, visual arts, computer science, and engineering to explore AI This training will equip students for the workforce of the future, supporting the ability to collaborate across disciplines at the conjunction of technological development and human values TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) today announced a donation of $5 million to support the University of Toron
Oct 07, 2019 08:00 am ET
/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - BMO and University of Toronto to Announce First of Its Kind Program for Artificial Intelligence/
TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - On October 7, Darryl White, Chief Executive Officer, BMO Financial Group and Meric Gertler, President, University of Toronto will announce a first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary program that brings together technology and human values. The initiative is part of helping ensure individuals are prepared for the future of work.
Oct 07, 2019 06:00 am ET
Media Advisory - BMO and University of Toronto to Announce First of Its Kind Program for Artificial Intelligence
TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - On October 7, Darryl White, Chief Executive Officer, BMO Financial Group and Meric Gertler, President, University of Toronto will announce a first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary program that brings together technology and human values. The initiative is part of helping ensure individuals are prepared for the future of work.
Oct 04, 2019 09:30 am ET
BMO Wins ATD BEST Award for Leadership in Corporate Learning
Bank working to equip individuals for workforce of the future Invests $78 Million annually in employee learning, upskilling initiatives TORONTO, Oct. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The Association for Talent Development (ATD) has recognized BMO Financial Group with a 2019 BEST Award. BMO is the only Canadian bank ranked among the top companies on the 2019 list. The award was presented during a ceremony held in Washington, DC on October 3.
Oct 04, 2019 09:30 am ET
BMO Wins ATD BEST Award for Leadership in Corporate Learning
Bank working to equip individuals for workforce of the future Invests $78 Million annually in employee learning, upskilling initiatives TORONTO, Oct. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - The Association for Talent Development (ATD) has recognized BMO Financial Group with a 2019 BEST Award. BMO is the only Canadian bank ranked among the top companies on the 2019 list. The award was presented during a ceremony held in Washington, DC on October 3....
Sep 27, 2019 05:04 pm ET
Bank of Montreal Announces Conversion Privilege of $300,000,000 Non-Cumulative 5-year Rate Reset Class B Preferred Shares, Series 31
TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2019  /CNW/ - Bank of Montreal (the "Bank") (TSX: BMO)(NYSE: BMO) today announced that it does not intend to exercise its right to redeem the currently outstanding Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Class B Preferred Shares, Series 31 of the Bank (the "Preferred Shares Series 31") on November 25, 2019. As a result, subject to certain conditions, the holders of Preferred Shares Series 31 have the right, at their option, to convert all or part of their Preferred Shares Series 31 on a one-for-one basis into Non-Cumulative Floating Rate Class B Preferred Shares, Series 32 of the
Sep 26, 2019 01:30 pm ET
BMO Capital Markets to Donate C$1.6 Million Following Equity Through Education Trading Day, Celebrating 15 Years and Over C$21 Million in Funds Raised
Annual program donates a day's worth of trading commissions generated by BMO Capital Markets globally Has raised over C$21 million and supported more than 5,000 students since the program's inception 15 years ago TORONTO, NEW YORK and LONDON, Sept. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Capital Markets today announced that its 2019 Equity Through Education trading day – celebrating its 15th year – raised C$1.6 million toward educational assistance for students in North America and Europe.
Sep 26, 2019 01:30 pm ET
BMO Capital Markets to Donate C$1.6 Million Following Equity Through Education Trading Day, Celebrating 15 Years and Over C$21 Million in Funds Raised
Annual program donates a day's worth of trading commissions generated by BMO Capital Markets globally Has raised over C$21 million and supported more than 5,000 students since the program's inception 15 years ago TORONTO, NEW YORK and LONDON, Sept. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - BMO Capital Markets today announced that its 2019 Equity Through Education trading day – celebrating its 15th year – raised C$1.6 million toward educational assistance for students in North America and Europe. ...
Sep 26, 2019 01:20 pm ET
Sep 26, 2019 01:19 pm ET
BMO Global Growth TACTIC™ Fund to be Wound Up
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Sep 26, 2019 01:17 pm ET
BMO Canadian Top 15 Small Cap TACTIC™ Fund and BMO U.S. Top 15 Small Cap TACTIC™ Fund to be Wound Up
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Sep 24, 2019 08:00 am ET
BMO Private Wealth Highlights Key Considerations for Business Owners in New Magazine
TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Private Wealth today released a new online publication that caters to business owner in Canada and the U.S. as they navigate balancing both the needs of their ventures while still tending to personal and family matters.
Sep 23, 2019 04:26 pm ET
Media Advisory - BMO Capital Markets Celebrates 15 Years of the Equity Through Education Trading Day
TORONTO, NEW YORK, and LONDON, Sept. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - BMO Capital Markets will hold its 15th annual Equity Through Trading day program on September 25, 2019. BMO Capital Markets will donate all North American and European institutional equity commissions earned from the day's trading to help students achieve their potential through scholarships, bursaries and leadership development in affiliation with one of BMO's charitable partners in education. The program has raised more than C$20 million and helped nearly 5,000 students since its inception in 2005....
Sep 23, 2019 04:26 pm ET
Media Advisory - BMO Capital Markets Celebrates 15 Years of the Equity Through Education Trading Day
TORONTO, NEW YORK, and LONDON, Sept. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Capital Markets will hold its 15th annual Equity Through Trading day program on September 25, 2019. BMO Capital Markets will donate all North American and European institutional equity commissions earned from the day's trading to help students achieve their potential through scholarships, bursaries and leadership development in affiliation with one of BMO's charitable partners in education. The program has raised more than C$20 million and helped nearly 5,000 students since its inception in 2005.
Sep 23, 2019 10:00 am ET
MEDIA ADVISORY - BMO Financial Group to Showcase Technology for the Future of Work at Elevate Festival
TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Join BMO Financial Group at the Elevate technology festival to discover the latest in financial services technology empowering our employees and customers.
Sep 19, 2019 08:30 am ET
BMO Global Asset Management Announces Cash Distributions for Certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds and ETF Series
TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. and BMO Investments Inc. today announced the September 2019 cash distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (BMO ETFs) and ETF Series of the BMO Mutual Funds (ETF Series) that distribute monthly and quarterly. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs and ETF Series, at the close of business on September 27, 2019 will receive cash distributions payable on October 2, 2019.
Sep 18, 2019 09:00 am ET
Media Advisory - BMO Capital Markets Group Head, Dan Barclay, to speak at the CIBC Eastern Institutional Investor Conference
TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Dan Barclay, Group Head, BMO Capital Markets will speak at the CIBC 18th Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference in Montreal on September 25, 2019, at 11:10am ET.
Sep 18, 2019 08:45 am ET
Bank of Montreal Announces Quarterly Coupon Amount for the Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETN
NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX: BMO)(NYSE: BMO) today announced the quarterly coupon amount for the Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETNs due December 10, 2036 (NASDAQ: BMLP) (the "Notes"). The table below summarizes the coupon amount for the Notes....
Sep 16, 2019 10:00 am ET
Media Advisory - BMO and Plan International Canada Celebrate International Day of the Girl
TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - For the second year, BMO Financial Group is participating in Plan International Canada's Girl's Belong Here initiative for International Day of the Girl in the role of Leading Sponsor. This is part of the bank's ongoing commitment to support female leaders and to fulfill its Purpose to Boldly Grow the Good in Business and Life.
Sep 12, 2019 09:00 am ET
BMO Capital Markets' Fixed Income Strategy Group Earns Top Rankings from Institutional Investor
#1 in U.S. Rates Strategy, Technical Analysis, and Federal Agency Debt Strategy
Sep 10, 2019 08:01 am ET
BMO Introduces a Fully Digital Line of Credit Solution to Accelerate the Lending Experience for Mobile Customers
First of its kind solution from a major Canadian financial institution Provides customers with the option of applying for a line of credit securely on their mobile devices TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Bank of Montreal announced the launch of a new lending solution which provides customers the simplicity of applying for a personal line of credit directly from their mobile devices. Customers are now able to apply for credit by completing a short and user friendly digital application and will receive a decision on their loan in minutes.
Sep 09, 2019 05:13 pm ET
Bank of Montreal Announces Subordinated Note Issue
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Sep 07, 2019 11:55 pm ET
Team Belgium Claim Victory in the 2019 BMO Nations' Cup at Spruce Meadows
Over 62,000 dedicated fans attended the annual competition Team Belgium crowned champions for the first time CALGARY, Sept. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Team Belgium claimed the top prize at the 2019 BMO Nations' Cup – one of the most prestigious team show-jumping competitions in the world. The nation's riders were led by Chef d'Equipe Peter Weinberg.
Sep 05, 2019 09:00 am ET
Media Advisory - BMO Financial Group Chief Financial Officer, Tom Flynn, to speak at the Barclays 2019 Global Financial Services Conference
TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Tom Flynn, Chief Financial Officer, BMO Financial Group, will speak at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York on September 10, 2019, at 2:00pm ET
Sep 03, 2019 08:30 am ET
BMO Housing Survey: Over 40 Per Cent of First-time Home Buyers Believe Now Is a Good Time to Buy
First-time home buyers in the West are the most optimistic about the housing market Close to half of new home buyers are looking to purchase in one of Canada's hotter markets Top tips for first-time home buyers TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - According to a new survey released today by BMO, first-time home buyers generally have a positive outlook on the housing market.
Aug 30, 2019 08:30 am ET
BMO Bank of Montreal Named Best Commercial Bank in Canada
TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO has been awarded Best Commercial Bank in Canada, 2019 by World Finance Magazine. BMO has received the distinction from the international publication for five consecutive years.
Aug 28, 2019 09:00 am ET
Media Advisory - BMO Financial Group's CEO Darryl White to speak at the Scotiabank Financials Summit 2019
TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Darryl White, Chief Executive Officer, BMO Financial Group (TSX: BMO) (NYSE: BMO), will speak at the Scotiabank Financials Summit in Toronto on September 4, 2019, at 10:25am (ET)
Aug 27, 2019 05:31 am ET
BMO Financial Group Declares Dividends
TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $1.03 per share on paid-up common shares of Bank of Montreal for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019 ("Q4 2019 Dividend"), unchanged from the previous quarter and up 7 per cent from the prior year.
Aug 27, 2019 05:31 am ET
BMO Financial Group Declares Dividends
TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $1.03 per share on paid-up common shares of Bank of Montreal for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019 ("Q4 2019 Dividend"), unchanged from the previous quarter and up 7 per cent from the prior year....
Aug 27, 2019 05:30 am ET
Aug 27, 2019 05:30 am ET
Aug 21, 2019 08:30 am ET
BMO Asset Management Inc. Announces Cash Distributions for Certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds
TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. today announced the August 2019 cash distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (BMO ETFs) that distribute monthly. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs at the close of business on August 29, 2019, will receive cash distributions payable on September 4, 2019.
Aug 14, 2019 05:04 pm ET
Bank of Montreal Announces Results of Conversion Privilege of Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Class B Preferred Shares, Series 29
TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Bank of Montreal (the "Bank") (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO) today announced that none of its 16 million Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Class B Preferred Shares, Series 29 (the "Preferred Shares Series 29") will be converted on August 26, 2019, being the first business day following the conversion date of August 25, 2019, into Non-Cumulative Floating Rate Class B Preferred Shares, Series 30 of the Bank (the "Preferred Shares Series 30").
Aug 12, 2019 11:00 am ET
BMO 1st Art! Competition Recognizes Fresh Perspectives from Emerging Canadian Artists
BMO Financial Group announces one national winner and 12 regional winners of their annual BMO 1st Art! competition $15,000 is awarded to the national winner; $7,500 is awarded to each regional winner All selected works will be showcased from November 21 to December 16 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 158 Sterling Rd, Toronto TORONTO, Aug. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today announced the winners of its 17th annual BMO 1st Art! competition, recognizing visual arts excellence among undergraduate artists across Canada.
Aug 09, 2019 08:30 am ET
BMO Bank of Montreal Strengthens Partnership with Fintech Platform Blend to Enhance Bank's Technology and Improve Customer Experience
TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO is pleased to announce an expanded partnership with leading digital lending platform Blend, having participated as a strategic investor in the company's recent Series E round. The expanded relationship will further accelerate the bank's digital strategy in North America.
Aug 07, 2019 09:00 am ET
Media Advisory - BMO Financial Group to Announce its Third Quarter 2019 Results
TORONTO, Aug. 7 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group will announce its third quarter 2019 financial results and hold its investor community conference call on August 27, 2019. Financial results will be issued in a news release at approximately 5:30 a.m. ET.
Aug 07, 2019 09:00 am ET
Media Advisory - BMO Financial Group to Announce its Third Quarter 2019 Results
TORONTO, Aug. 7 2019 /PRNewswire/ - BMO Financial Group will announce its third quarter 2019 financial results and hold its investor community conference call on August 27, 2019. Financial results will be issued in a news release at approximately 5:30 a.m. ET. ...
Aug 01, 2019 05:00 pm ET
Bank of Montreal to Redeem $1,000,000,000 3.12% Series H Medium-Term Notes First Tranche
TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) today announced that it intends to redeem all of its $1,000,000,000 3.12% Series H Medium-Term Notes First Tranche due September 19, 2024 (the "Notes"). The redemption will occur on September 19, 2019 (the "Redemption Date"). The Notes are redeemable at par together with accrued and unpaid interest to, but excluding, the Redemption Date. Interest on the Notes will cease to accrue from and after the Redemption Date.
Jul 31, 2019 07:30 am ET
BMO Asset Management Inc. Announces Proposed Termination of Three BMO Exchange Traded Funds
TORONTO, July 31, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. (the "Manager"), the Manager of each of BMO Global Banks Hedged to CAD Index ETF (Ticker: BANK), BMO Global Insurance Hedged to CAD Index ETF (Ticker: INSR) and BMO Shiller Select US Index ETF (Ticker: ZEUS) (each a "Fund" and collectively, the "Funds"), has announced that it will terminate the Funds on or about November 1, 2019 (the "Termination Date").
Jul 26, 2019 05:07 pm ET
Bank of Montreal Announces Dividend Rates on Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Class B Preferred Shares, Series 29 and Non-Cumulative Floating Rate Class B Preferred Shares, Series 30
TORONTO, July 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Further to the announcement by Bank of Montreal (the "Bank") (TSX: BMO)(NYSE: BMO) on June 27, 2019, the Bank today announced the applicable dividend rates for its Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Class B Preferred Shares, Series 29 (the "Preferred Shares Series 29") and Non-Cumulative Floating Rate Class B Preferred Shares, Series 30 (the "Preferred Shares Series 30").
Jul 22, 2019 08:30 am ET
BMO Asset Management Inc. Announces Cash Distributions for Certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds
TORONTO, July 22, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. today announced the July 2019 cash distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (BMO ETFs) that distribute monthly. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs at the close of business on July 30, 2019, will receive cash distributions payable on August 2, 2019.
Jul 11, 2019 11:00 am ET
BMO Harris Bank ranked one of Forbes' 2019 Best Employers for Women
CHICAGO, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - BMO Harris Bank, an industry leader in fostering diversity and inclusion throughout its organization, was recognized by Forbes' Magazine as one of America's Best Employers for Women in 2019.  This ranking comes from an independent survey sample of 60,000 U.S. employees nationwide, including 40,000 women, working for companies employing at least 1,000 people in their U.S. operations. ...
Jul 11, 2019 11:00 am ET
BMO Harris Bank ranked one of Forbes' 2019 Best Employers for Women
CHICAGO, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Harris Bank, an industry leader in fostering diversity and inclusion throughout its organization, was recognized by Forbes' Magazine as one of America's Best Employers for Women in 2019.  This ranking comes from an independent survey sample of 60,000 U.S. employees nationwide, including 40,000 women, working for companies employing at least 1,000 people in their U.S. operations.
Jul 05, 2019 05:15 pm ET
S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices
Results of the Quarterly Review of the S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index
Jul 05, 2019 09:30 am ET
BMO Private Investment Counsel Inc. Announces New Sub-Advisor for BMO Private U.S. Equity Portfolio
TORONTO, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Private Investment Counsel Inc. ("BPIC"), the investment management arm of BMO Private Banking and the manager of BMO Private U.S. Equity Portfolio (the "Portfolio"), today announced the appointment of a new sub-advisor for the Portfolio.
Jul 03, 2019 11:00 am ET
BMO Private Banking Receives Best Private Bank Canada Award for Ninth Consecutive Year
TORONTO, July 3, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Private Banking, part of BMO Private Wealth, has been awarded Best Private Bank Canada, 2019 by World Finance Magazine. This is BMO Private Banking's ninth consecutive year receiving the distinction from the international publication.
Jul 03, 2019 09:24 am ET
Bank of Montreal Announces Quarterly Coupon Amount for the Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETN
NEW YORK, July 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO) today announced the quarterly coupon amount for the Dorsey Wright MLP Index ETNs due December 10, 2036 (NASDAQ:BMLP) (the "Notes"). The table below summarizes the coupon amount for the Notes....
Jun 28, 2019 11:00 am ET
BMO Financial Group Expands Presence in North Texas with Launch of Second Commercial Banking Unit
New team in Fort Worth builds off of BMO's long history in Texas, which includes a capital markets office in Houston, a 200-strong Transportation Finance team in Irving, and a rapidly growing commercial banking office in Dallas that just added a new wealth management unit DALLAS and FORT WORTH, TX, June 28, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today announced the launch of its second commercial banking unit in North Texas. Based in Fort Worth, and headed by Nick Salomone, Fort Worth Market Executive for BMO, the team aims to build on the momentum of the commercial banking office in Dallas – pro
Jun 27, 2019 05:03 pm ET
Bank of Montreal Announces Conversion Privilege of $400,000,000 Non-Cumulative 5-year Rate Reset Class B Preferred Shares, Series 29
TORONTO, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Bank of Montreal (the "Bank") (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO) today announced that it does not intend to exercise its right to redeem the currently outstanding Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Class B Preferred Shares, Series 29 of the Bank (the "Preferred Shares Series 29") on August 25, 2019. As a result, subject to certain conditions, the holders of Preferred Shares Series 29 have the right, at their option, to convert all or part of their Preferred Shares Series 29 on a one-for-one basis into Non-Cumulative Floating Rate Class B Preferred Shares, Series 30 of the Bank
Jun 27, 2019 11:30 am ET
BMO Celebrating Women: BMO Recognizes Outstanding Women in Saint John through National Program
SAINT JOHN, NB, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The annual BMO Celebrating Women event in Saint John, N.B. honoured three women for their remarkable contributions to business and the community.
Jun 24, 2019 08:30 am ET
BMO Global Asset Management Special ETF Report: 10 Years of Progress
TORONTO, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM) has released a special edition ETF Report to mark 10 years since launching Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) in 2009. The report highlights the top 10 trends in the Canadian ETF industry over the past decade, as well as what will shape it moving forward.