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BMO InvestorLine Ranked #1 in the J.D. Power 2018 Canada Self-Directed Investor Satisfaction Study

TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group's online trading platform, BMO InvestorLine, received the highest ranking in self-directed investor satisfaction according to the J.D. Power 2018 Canada Self-Directed Investor Satisfaction Study.

The online brokerage scored top marks in three factors, including: product offerings, information resources and investment performance.

"This ranking proves BMO InvestorLine's commitment to digital innovation and client experience," said Silvio Stroescu, President, BMO InvestorLine. "We thank our clients for this recognition and extend our appreciation to all of our partners for their leadership."

BMO's online investment solutions include:

  • BMO InvestorLine Self-Directed – The online trading platform gives do-it-yourself investors the research, analysis, tools, alerts and notifications they need to stay on top of the markets and seize investing opportunities. 
  • adviceDirect – Launched in 2012, the online investing service gives clients the power to invest with confidence, with continuous portfolio monitoring,  personalized investment advice and support from investment specialists. It remains the only service of its kind.
  • BMO SmartFolio – In 2016, BMO was the first bank to launch a digital portfolio management service in Canada, connecting with a new type of investor who wants expert portfolio management, today's technology, and low fees. 

About BMO Financial Group
Serving customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider - the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $765 billion as of July 31, 2018, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.

About J.D. Power
J.D. Power is a marketing, consumer intelligence, and data and analytics company that helps its clients measure, understand, and improve the key performance metrics that drive their growth and profitability. J.D. Power's industry benchmarks, unique data and analytics platform and reputation for independence and credibility has established the company as one of the world's most well-known and trusted providers of Voice of the Customer insights. Established in 1968, J.D. Power is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, and has offices in North/South America, Asia Pacific, and Europe. For more information on car reviews and ratings, car insurance, health insurance, cell phone ratings, and more, please visit

SOURCE BMO Financial Group

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