Benjamin has been with the Bank of Montreal for over a decade. He is responsible for the Canadian macro-economic forecast, and plays a key role in forecasting interest rates and currencies. From his seat on the trading desk, Benjamin provides dedicated research support to the Canadian Fixed Income business. Over the past four years, he has built the market profile of the Canadian Rates Strategy effort, which has gained significant traction globally. The CRV Weekly has become BMO’s flagship Canadian Strategy publication, providing clients with market commentary and actionable trade ideas. In addition, he contributes to the Economics Department’s global economic forecasts and its various publications; such as, AM Notes, Focus and econoFacts. Benjamin is a regular commentator on economic and financial trends to the media.
Benjamin holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and a Masters degree in Economics from Carleton University.
BMO Capital Markets is a trade name used by BMO Financial Group for the wholesale banking businesses of Bank of Montreal, BMO Harris Bank N.A. (member FDIC), Bank of Montreal Europe p.l.c, and Bank of Montreal (China) Co. Ltd, the institutional broker dealer business of BMO Capital Markets Corp. (Member FINRA and SIPC) and the agency broker dealer business of Clearpool Execution Services, LLC (Member FINRA and SIPC) in the U.S., and the institutional broker dealer businesses of BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. (Member Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and Member Canadian Investor Protection Fund) in Canada and Asia, Bank of Montreal Europe p.l.c. (authorised and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland) in Europe and BMO Capital Markets Limited (authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority) in the UK and Australia.