Sal has two decades experience as a macro economist. With BMO Financial Group since 1994, his main responsibilities include analyzing and forecasting the U.S. and Canadian economies, interest rates and exchange rates. He contributes to our department's various publications, gives economic presentations to our clients, and is a regular commentator on economic and financial trends to the media.
Prior to joining BMO, Sal worked at the Bank of Canada as an economist in the Research Department, contributing to the staff's quarterly economic projection, and in the International Department, analyzing foreign exchange markets. Sal received his Masters degree in Economics from Queen's University in 1990.
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.