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.
The Government of Canada and the Bank of Canada announced today that, starting in January 2018, Government Securities Distributors (GSDs) will no longer be required to submit weekly statistical reports via the Market Trade Reporting System (MTRS) operated by the Bank of Canada.
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.
The Bank of Canada today published the 2016 annual report on its oversight of payment clearing and settlement systems, which are also known as financial market infrastructures or FMIs.