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.
The Government of Canada announced today that it is considering issuing more ultra-long bonds, subject to favourable market conditions.
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).
As part of broader international official sector work to review the design of foreign exchange (FX) reference rates, and the way market participants use them, the Bank of Canada is undertaking a review of the market practices relating to the indicative FX rates published on the Bank of Canada’s website.