BMO Falls as Restatement Seen Akin to Cutting $1 Billion Capital

  • Bank of Montreal says CET1 ratio at July’s end was 10%
  • Restatement means BMO has lowest CET1 ratio among Big 5 banks

Bank of Montreal fell the most in two months after restating its regulatory capital ratios for the first three quarters of the year, a move one analyst says is akin to erasing C$1.3 billion ($1 billion) of excess capital at Canada’s fourth-largest lender.

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