March 27, 2018 A consultation document pertaining to the design of the Government of Canada debt distribution framework, prepared jointly by the Department of Finance and the Bank of Canada, is being made public today.
March 22, 2018
Bank of Canada Announces Lower Target for Settlement Balances to Reinforce the Target for the Overnight RateEffective Thursday, 22 March 2018, the Bank is reducing the target for the minimum daily level of settlement balances to $250 million, from its current level of $500 million.
March 21, 2018
Bank of Canada announces creation of working group to develop new term risk-free interest rate benchmarkThe Bank of Canada today announced the creation of the Canadian Alternative Reference Rate Working Group (CARR), sponsored by the Canadian Fixed-Income Forum (CFIF), to identify and seek to develop a new term risk-free Canadian dollar interest rate benchmark.