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BMO InvestorLine Introduces Mobile Investing App For On-The-Go Investors
- New app is free, secure and easy-to-use - 70 per cent of Canadian smartphone owners say they have used a financial mobile app in the past year
Friday, October 04, 2013
BMO InvestorLine Introduces Mobile Investing App For On-The-Go Investors10:00 EDT Friday, October 04, 2013
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 4, 2013) - BMO InvestorLine has announced the launch of its free mobile investing app for its self-directed online investing clients. The new app is available for Apple, Blackberry and Android devices or any browser enabled phone.
The secure and easy-to-use mobile investing app allows self-directed BMO InvestorLine clients to access their holdings page, view real-time quotes and charts, and execute equity, option and mutual fund trades - anytime and anywhere. The app offers more access to their portfolios, while providing the opportunity for on-the-go decision making. Additionally, when the app is in landscape mode, clients can view even more features and information.
"We're consistently working towards giving our clients greater control over their investments," said Viki Lazaris, President and CEO, BMO InvestorLine. "With the launch of this mobile app, it's easier and more convenient for our clients to manage their finances - providing flexibility to suit their busy schedules."
According to a recent BMO study, 68 per cent of Canadians own a mobile device, with 70 per cent of those saying they use mobile banking apps. Of that 70 per cent, nearly three-quarters (72 per cent) say they use them on a weekly or daily basis.
"The adoption rate of mobile banking continues to increase, showing that there is a growing appetite for this type of technology," said Ms. Lazaris. "We are committed to continuing to evolve with the needs of Canadian investors. With our new mobile investing app, clients can now take advantage of market opportunities no matter where they are."
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About BMO InvestorLine
BMO InvestorLine is an online investing service that provides clients with two ways to invest online. Clients can choose from BMO InvestorLine's top ranked Self-Directed service that provides tools to help investors make independent decisions on how to invest. BMO InvestorLine's other service, adviceDirect™ provides investors with online advice and investment recommendations for their portfolios. Clients have access to trading, quotes and account information 24 hours a day through a website, mobile or Automated Telephone Trading. BMO InvestorLine also provides users with third party research, along with leading edge tools that are informative and easy to use. As an all-in-one investment source, it is a constantly evolving, cost-efficient platform that is fully compatible with tablets.
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Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified North American financial services organization. With total assets of $549 billion as at July 31, 2013, and more than 46,000 employees, BMO Financial Group provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.
The Pollara online survey was completed between August 15 and August 20, with a sample of 1,000 Canadians. A probability sample of this size would yield results accurate to ± 3.1 per cent, 19 times out of 20.
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