We present the daily time series of the outstanding amounts of all Government of Canada marketable debt securities from July 2001 to June 2017.
August 15, 2013 Big Data Analysis: The Next FrontierThe formulation of monetary policy at the Bank of Canada relies on the analysis of a broad set of economic information. Greater availability of immediate and detailed information would improve real-time economic decision making. Technological advances have provided an opportunity to exploit “big data” - the vast amount of digital data from business transactions, social media and networked computers. Big data can be a complement to traditional information sources, offering fresh insight for the monitoring of economic activity and inflation.