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BMO InvestorLine announces no commission fee ETFs for self-directed clients


BMO InvestorLine is to make more than 80 Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) will be made available commission-free to Self-Directed InvestorLine clients based on certain eligibility requirements. 

The ETFs cover a broad range of asset classes, geographies, management styles and popular themes from Canada’s largest ETF providers, including BMO, iShares and Vanguard.

“The Canadian ETF industry continues to expand and diversify as providers innovate in response to investor demand,” says Silvio Stroescu, Head, InvestorLine, BMO Financial Group. “These no commission fee ETFs have been carefully selected from the largest three Canadian ETF providers, enabling self-directed investors to build well-diversified portfolios which aligns with our mission to empower and inspire Canadians to invest smart.”

“ETFs are an important investing tool for Canadians to incorporate into portfolios,” says Kevin Gopaul, President, ETFs, BMO Global Asset Management. “These funds offer investors many benefits including flexibility in portfolio building, access to thematic sectors and a variety of asset classes. BMO has been a leader in the ETF space for over ten years, and it’s exciting to see InvestorLine continue to innovate in how investors access the funds.” 

The list of eligible ETFs to trade commission-free will be periodically reviewed and may be adjusted as the ETF landscape evolves. Investors can access eligibility requirements and a detailed list of no commission trading fee ETFs through BMO InvestorLine via mobile, tablet and website.

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