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10 October 2014 Bank of Canada publishes a discussion paper authored by Governor Stephen S. Poloz

Stephen S. Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada, has authored a discussion paper entitled “Integrating Uncertainty and Monetary Policy-Making: A Practitioner’s Perspective.” The paper explains how central bankers are supplementing economic models and adopting a risk-management approach to integrate uncertainty in their policy decisions.
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10 October 2014 Business Outlook Survey - Autumn 2014

The autumn Business Outlook Survey shows that businesses, mainly exporters, see signs of modestly firmer demand. However, this has not led to a notable strengthening in investment intentions for the next 12 months.

10 October 2014 Senior Loan Officer Survey - Third-Quarter 2014

The survey results point to a further easing in business-lending conditions during the third quarter of 2014. The net easing was seen in the price conditions of business lending, while overall non-price conditions were almost unchanged.

8 October 2014 Bank of Canada invites Canadians to comment on bank note design principles

The Bank of Canada announced that it is inviting Canadians to comment on the principles that guide the design of the country’s bank notes.
Content Type(s): Press, Press Releases

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2014-10-20: 1 CAD = 0.8868 USD

Schedule of Key Interest Rate Announcements and Monetary Policy Report

Eight times a year, the Bank announces its decision on the setting of its key policy interest rate.

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