Jennifer has been with BMO Capital Markets Economics for over two decades and is perhaps best known for her high-frequency data analysis on key U.S. economic releases, as well as her commentary analyzing central bank activity in the U.K., the Euro Area and Japan. Her entertaining, easy-to-understand and call-it-like-it-is writing style has earned her a devoted following. Jennifer is also one of the primary authors of the Department's morning commentary, providing analysis of major global economic and political events. She is also co-author of Rates Scenario, covering currencies and markets outside of the U.S. and Canada.
Prior to joining BMO, Jennifer was an economist at another Canadian bank for a few years in economic research, concentrating on banking sector trends and economic developments in Western Canada. She also had a stint with the Ontario government, focusing on labour and demographic studies. Jennifer graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.
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 and the institutional broker dealer businesses of BMO Capital Markets Corp. (Member FINRA and SIPC) in the U.S., 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.