The appointment of Pierre Duguay as Deputy Governor and member of the Governing Council of the Bank of Canada was announced today on behalf of the Bank's Board of Directors.
There is increasing international consensus that monetary policy can contribute to productivity growth and rising standards of living by establishing a stable, low-inflation environment, Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen told The Fraser Institute in a speech today.
Today the Bank of Canada released its tenth Monetary Policy Report in which it discusses economic and financial trends in the context of Canada's inflation-control strategy.
The Bank of Canada today raised its Bank Rate by ¼ of one percentage point to 5 per cent.
The Bank of Canada expects a positive economic picture going into next year, Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen told the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce today.
Canadians have good reason to be optimistic about the future, Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen told the Regina Chamber of Commerce today.
The financial sector is a crucial part of the Canadian economy and is well prepared for the year 2000.
The Board of Directors of the Bank of Canada announced today that, pursuant to Section 6 of the Bank of Canada Act, Malcolm Knight has been appointed Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank for a seven-year term, effective 5 July 1999.
Professor Daniel Racette has been chosen to fill the visiting economist position of Special Adviser in the Bank of Canada for a one-year term beginning in August 1999.
Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen today commented on the release of the Bank's ninth Monetary Policy Report.
The Bank of Canada today lowered its Bank Rate by ¼ of one per cent to 4¾ per cent.
The Canadian economy has come through the financial volatility and global economic slowdown of the past few years quite well and has started 1999 on a strong note, Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen told members of La Chambre de Commerce de la région sherbrookoise today.
The Bank of Canada today lowered its Bank Rate by ¼ of one per cent to 5 per cent. The associated operating band for overnight interest rates was similarly reduced.
In a speech delivered today to the 35th annual meeting of the Mennonite Savings and Credit Union, Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen talked about financial sector reform, the economy, and monetary policy.
The Bank of Canada today welcomed the announcement by the Canadian Payments Association that full operation of the Large Value Transfer System (LVTS) will begin on 4 February 1999.
Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen today reviewed the economic implications of the European currency union and its lessons for Canada.