BMO Financial Group announces ticker symbol changes for BMO Exchange Traded
Funds

    
    Listing: TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)

    Symbol: BGB, BCA, BUE, BDJ
    

TORONTO, Oct. 8 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group announced ticker symbol changes effective October 13, 2009 for the BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)*. Details of the ticker symbol changes are as follows:

    
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    BMO Exchange Traded Fund                          Previous   Replacement
                                                       Ticker       Ticker
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    BMO Canadian Government Bond Index ETF               BGB          ZGB
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    BMO Dow Jones Canada Titans 60 Index ETF             BCA          ZCN
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    BMO US Equity Index ETF                              BUE          ZUE
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    BMO Dow Jones Diamonds Index ETF                     BDJ          ZDJ
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    * BMO ETFs are managed and administered by Jones Heward Investment
        Counsel Inc., a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Bank of Montreal.
    

About BMO Financial Group

Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified North American financial services organization. With total assets of $415 billion as at July 31, 2009, and more than 36,000 employees, BMO provides a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.

"Dow Jones," "Dow Jones Industrial Average," "Dow Jones Canada Titans 60," "DIAMONDS" and "Titans" are service marks of Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use for certain purposes. The BMO ETFs based on Dow Jones' indexes are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Dow Jones, and Dow Jones makes no representation regarding the advisability of trading in such ETFs.

SOURCE BMO BANK OF MONTREAL

For further information: For further information: For news media inquiries, please contact: Orli Namian, Toronto, orli.namian@bmo.com, (416) 867-3996


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