8 September 2016 Debt Management Strategy Consultations – 2017-18The 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 2017-18 and beyond. Regular consultations with market participants are an integral and valued part of the debt management process.
The Bank of Canada and the Department of Finance Canada have streamlined the terms governing Government of Canada securities auctions and today released a consolidated document: Standard Terms for Auctions of Government of Canada Securities.
3 June 2016 Policy Guidance on the Bank of Canada’s Risk-Management Standards for Systemic Financial Market InfrastructuresThe Bank of Canada today published final supplementary guidance related to its Risk-Management Standards for Systemic Financial Market Infrastructures (FMIs) following a public consultation process.
Earlier this year, the Government of Canada announced the reintroduction of 3-year bonds as part of the Debt Management Strategy for 2016-17, with issuance details for this sector to be made public following consultation with market participants.
The Bank of Canada today published the 2015 annual report on its oversight of payment, clearing and settlement systems, which are also known as financial market infrastructures or FMIs.