Today, the Government of Canada announced that it successfully issued $1 billion in 50-year bonds through the syndication process.
The Government of Canada announced today that it is considering issuing more ultra-long bonds, subject to favourable market conditions.
Since 2004, the Bank of Canada has conducted an annual survey to assess aggregate foreign exchange (FX) hedging activity in the Canadian market over the previous year.
The 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 2015-16 and beyond.
As 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.