ZAG - BMO Aggregate Bond Index ETF

Portfolio Strategy

BMO Aggregate Bond Index ETF (ZAG) has been designed to replicate, to the extent possible, the performance of the FTSE Canada UniverseXM Bond Index™, net of expenses. The Fund invests in a variety of debt securities primarily with a term to maturity greater than one year. Securities held in the Index are a broad measure of the Canadian investment-grade fixed income market consisting of Federal, Provincial and Corporate bonds. In addition, as ZAG is a fund of fund, the management fees charged are reduced by those accrued in the underlying funds.

Benchmark Info

The FTSE Canada UniverseXM Bond IndexTM is designed to be a broad measure of the Canadian investment-grade fixed income market consisting of Government of Canada (including Crown Corporations), Provincial and Corporate bonds. The index consists of semi-annual pay fixed rate bonds denominated in Canadian dollars, with an effective term to maturity of greater than one year and a credit rating of BBB or higher. Each security in the index is weighted by its relative market capitalization and rebalanced on a daily basis.


  • Designed for investors looking for consistent income
  • Invested in a diversified portfolio of federal, provincial, and corporate bonds 
  • Includes bonds with greater than one year to maturity
  • Professionally managed by BMO Global Asset Management

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