December 21, 2017 Bank of Canada Announces a Reduction to the Minimum Amount of Government of Canada Nominal Bonds it Acquires at AuctionThe Bank of Canada announced today that it is decreasing its minimum purchase amount of nominal bonds at auctions to 13 per cent from the current 14 per cent level, effective immediately.
September 21, 2017 Debt Management Strategy Consultations – 2018-19The Department of Finance and the Bank of Canada are seeking views of Government Securities Distributors, institutional investors, and other interested parties on issues related to the design and operation of the Government of Canada’s domestic debt program for 2018-19 and beyond.
August 17, 2017 Government of Canada considering issuing more ultra-long bondsThe Government of Canada announced today that it is considering issuing more ultra-long bonds in the near future, subject to favourable market conditions.
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.
The government's public debt consists largely of outstanding government securities, such as treasury bills and marketable bonds. The Bank sells the securities at auction to financial market distributors and dealers.
The government's public debt (also called domestic debt or federal debt) consists largely of outstanding government securities, such as treasury bills and marketable bonds.