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BMO Financial Group

December 17, 2010 16:04 ET

BMO Financial Group Announces Quarterly Cash Distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 17, 2010) - BMO Financial Group today announced the fourth quarter 2010 cash distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)*. Unitholders of record at close of business on December 30, 2010, will receive cash distributions payable on January 10, 2011.

Please note that the annual reinvested distributions will be reported separately and may be applicable for some ETFs making quarterly distributions.

Details of the per unit distribution amounts are as follows:

BMO ETF Ticker Cash
Distribution
per Unit ($)
BMO Short Federal Bond Index ETF ZFS 0.121395
BMO Mid Federal Bond Index ETF ZFM 0.128418
BMO Long Federal Bond Index ETF ZFL 0.174966
BMO Short Provincial Bond Index ETF ZPS 0.161570
BMO Short Corporate Bond Index ETF ZCS 0.164844
BMO Mid Corporate Bond Index ETF ZCM 0.193056
BMO Long Corporate Bond Index ETF ZLC 0.209809
BMO Aggregate Bond Index ETF ZAG 0.164769
BMO Real Return Bond Index ETF ZRR 0.097144
BMO High Yield US Corporate Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZHY 0.308860
BMO Emerging Markets Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZEF 0.216729
BMO Dow Jones Canada Titans 60 Index ETF ZCN 0.100811
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Banks Index ETF ZEB 0.141891
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Oil & Gas Index ETF ZEO 0.127764
BMO Equal Weight Utilities Index ETF ZUT 0.234608
BMO Equal Weight REITs Index ETF ZRE 0.341132
BMO Junior Gold Index ETF ZJG 0
BMO Junior Oil Index ETF ZJO 0.041045
BMO Junior Gas Index ETF ZJN 0.044427
BMO Dow Jones Industrial Average Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZDJ 0.111371
BMO US Equity Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZUE 0.089055
BMO Nasdaq 100 Equity Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZQQ 0.014368
BMO Equal Weight US Health Care Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZUH 0.082282
BMO Equal Weight US Banks Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZUB 0.039373
BMO International Equity Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZDM 0.091800
BMO Emerging Markets Equity Index ETF ZEM 0.036317
BMO Global Infrastructure Index ETF ZGI 0.095342
BMO China Equity Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZCH 0.044417
BMO India Equity Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZID 0.133865
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Global Base Metals Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZMT 0.047767

Further information about BMO ETF products can be found at www.bmo.com/etfs.

*BMO ETFs are managed and administered by BMO Asset Management Inc., an investment counsel firm and a separate legal entity from the 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 $409 billion as at October 31, 2010, and more than 38,000 employees, BMO Financial Group provides a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.

The "Dow Jones"-branded indexes underlying BMO's ETFs are products of Dow Jones Indexes, the marketing name and a licensed trademark of CME Group Index Services LLC ("CME"), and have been licensed for use. The Dow Jones Brookfield Global Infrastructure Index(SM) is published by Dow Jones Indexes pursuant to an agreement between CME and Brookfield Asset Management Inc. ("Brookfield"), and has been licensed for use. "Dow Jones," "Dow Jones Industrial Average", "Dow Jones Indexes", "Brookfield", and "Dow Jones Brookfield Global Infrastructure Index" are service marks of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings, LLC ("Dow Jones") and/or or Brookfield or its affiliates, as the case may be, have been licensed to CME Group Index Services LLC ("CME") and sublicensed for use by BMO Asset Management Inc. ("BMO"). "Titans" is a service mark of CME and has been licensed for use by BMO. The BMO ETFs based on CME's indexes are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by CME, Dow Jones, Brookfield or their respective affiliates and CME, Dow Jones, Brookfield and their respective affiliates make no representation regarding the advisability of investing in such ETFs.

Standard & Poor's and S&P are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC ("S&P") and TSX is a trademark of Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX"). These trademarks have been licensed for use by Bank of Montreal. The BMO ETFs are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by S&P or TSX, and S&P and TSX make no representation, warranty or condition regarding the advisability of buying, selling or holding units of the BMO ETFs.

Nasdaq® is a registered trademark of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. and has been licensed for use by BMO Asset Management Inc. for certain purposes. The BMO ETF based on the Nasdaq index is not issued, endorsed, sold or promoted by Nasdaq. NASDAQ MAKES NO WARRANTIES AND BEARS NO LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO THE BMO ETF.

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