25 February 2015 Operational Test of Standing Central Bank Swap ArrangementsAs part of an exercise to test the operational readiness of existing standing swap arrangements with other central banks, the Bank of Canada will conduct a small-value Canadian-dollar operation with the European Central Bank, drawing euros against Canadian dollars.
29 January 2015 Planned Changes to Assets Eligible as Collateral under the Bank of Canada’s Standing Liquidity Facility (SLF)Following a regular review of the Bank’s policy in relation to Assets Eligible as Collateral under the Bank of Canada’s Standing Liquidity Facility (SLF), the Bank is planning to add certain Canadian-dollar denominated term asset-backed securities (ABS), including those backed by residential mortgages, to the list of eligible collateral, effective 31 March 2015.
9 January 2015 Assets Eligible as Collateral under the Bank of Canada’s Standing Liquidity Facility (SLF) - Exceptional Temporary Access to Non-Mortgage Loan PortfolioThe Bank of Canada will continue, in exceptional circumstances, to allow participants in the Large Value Transfer System (LVTS) to submit, on a same-day basis, requests to lift the 20 per cent limit of total collateral value pledged that can be the non-mortgage loan portfolio (NMLP).
19 December 2014 Results of the 19 December 2014 Term Repo Operation for Balance Sheet Management PurposesResults of today's term repo for balance sheet management purposes operation.
18 December 2014 Bank of Canada Announces Details of a Term Repo for Balance Sheet Management Purposes OperationThe Bank of Canada announced today that it will conduct a Term Repo for Balance Sheet Management Purposes operation.
CFEC is composed of senior officers from financial institutions actively involved in Canada’s foreign exchange market and the Canadian dollar market globally.
The Canadian Foreign Exchange Market: Developments and Opportunities
Prepared by the Canadian Foreign Exchange Committee, this paper describes CAD wholesale FX markets and reviews the opportunities for improvement.