30 September 2015 Completion of Public Consultations: Bank of Canada's Framework for Financial Market Operations and its Emergency Lending Assistance PoliciesThe Bank announces changes to its framework for financial market operations and emergency lending assistance policies and provides summaries of its public consultations.
30 September 2015 Preliminary Quarterly Term Repo ScheduleAs announced today, the Bank of Canada is introducing 1- and 3-month Term Repo operations that will be built up to a target portfolio size of $7 billion to $10 billion over a 6 month implementation period. Below is the preliminary schedule and amounts for the October to December quarter.
6 August 2015 Completion of Public Consultation: Draft Terms for Auctions of Government of Canada Ultra-Long BondsFollowing the release of the draft Terms for Auctions of Government of Canada Ultra-Long Bonds (proposal) by the Bank of Canada, a three-week consultation period, ending 10 July 2015, was held.
15 June 2015 Changes to Margin Requirements for the Bank of Canada’s Standing Liquidity Facility (SLF)As part of the ongoing review of the collateral policy related to the Bank of Canada’s Standing Liquidity Facility (SLF), the Bank has revised the margin requirements applied to certain securities accepted as SLF collateral.
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.