21 October 2014 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.
28 July 2014 Qualifying Central CounterpartiesThis notice is being jointly issued by the Bank of Canada (BoC), the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC), the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF, Québec), the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), the Manitoba Securities Commission (MSC) and the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC).
10 July 2014 Government of Canada reopens its ultra-long bondToday, the Government of Canada announced that it successfully issued $1 billion in 50-year bonds through the syndication process.
4 July 2014 Public Consultation: Policy guidance on the Bank of Canada’s risk-management standards for designated financial market infrastructures - Standard 7: Liquidity RiskThe Bank of Canada today published draft policy guidance related to its risk-management standards for designated Canadian financial market infrastructures (FMIs).
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.