ZGB - BMO Government Bond Index ETF

Portfolio Strategy

The BMO Government Bond Index ETF (ZGB) has been designed to replicate, to the extent possible, the performance of the FTSE Canada All Government Bond Index, net of expenses. The Fund invests in government bonds with a term to maturity greater than one year. Securities are issued domestically in Canada in Canadian dollars, with an investment grade rating.

Benchmark Info

The FTSE Canada All Government Bond Index consists of Canadian dollar denominated, fixed-rate, investment-grade treasury and government-related securities with a minimum maturity of one year and a minimum size of $100 million. 


  • Designed for investors looking for defensive income
  • Invested in a diversified portfolio of Canadian government bonds
  • Includes bonds with a term to maturity greater than one year
  • Professionally managed by BMO Global Asset Management

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