August 9, 2001
Expansion of List of Securities Eligible as Collateral for use in Bank of Canada Standing Liquidity FacilityUnder its Standing Liquidity Facility (SLF), the Bank of Canada is prepared to provide liquidity on a daily basis to financial institutions that participate directly in the payment systems operated by the Canadian Payments Association - the Automated Clearing Settlement System (ACSS) and the Large Value Transfer System (LVTS).
August 2, 2001
Summer Consultations - Market Views Sought on Issues Relating to the Design and Operation of Government Debt Programs over 2001-02 and BeyondA consultation document on issues relating to the design and operation of government debt programs over 2001-2002 and beyond, prepared jointly by the Department of Finance and the Bank of Canada, is being made public today.
April 26, 2001 The targeted turnaround time for publication of the results for Government of Canada securities auctions will be reduced to 15 minutes from 30 minutes starting 22 May 2001. The reduction in the turnaround time is the result of process and efficiency improvements.
March 1, 2001 The Bank of Canada announced today that it has sent the following letter to the Investment Dealers Association of Canada.