31 March 2015 Changes to Assets Eligible as Collateral under the Bank of Canada’s Standing Liquidity Facility (SLF)The Bank of Canada announced on 29 January 2015 its intention to add certain Canadian-dollar term asset-backed securities (ABS) to its list of assets eligible as collateral under the Bank of Canada’s SLF.
20 March 2015 Changes to the Bank of Canada’s role with respect to the Canadian Overnight Repo Rate Average (CORRA)Thomson Reuters Benchmark Services Limited will become the administrator, calculation agent and publication agent for the Canadian Overnight Repo Rate Average (CORRA), effective 30 March 2015.
19 March 2015 Release of upcoming Quarterly Bond ScheduleA standalone debt management strategy will be published on or before the end of March 2015, as required by the Financial Administration Act.
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.