Bank of Canada announces changes to the amount of Government of Canada Treasury Bills acquired at auctionThe Bank’s short-term liquidity programs announced since March to improve market functioning are having their intended effect. Conditions in short-term funding markets have improved. In particular, strains in the Government of Canada Treasury Bill market have diminished significantly.
Operational details for upcoming secondary market purchases of Government of Canada securities (July 20-July 31)As previously announced, the Bank of Canada (the Bank) launched on April 1, 2020 a program to purchase Government of Canada securities in the secondary market – the Government Bond Purchase Program (GBPP).
CFEC is composed of senior officers from financial institutions actively involved in Canada’s foreign exchange market and the Canadian dollar market globally.
Along with CFEC members, the Bank of Canada is committed to adhering to the FX Global Code, a set of principles generally recognised as good practice in the wholesale foreign exchange market. To this end the Bank of Canada has issued its Statement of Commitment.
CFIF is a senior level industry-wide committee established by the Bank of Canada to discuss developments in fixed-income market structure and functioning, market practices, and related policy issues.
The government's public debt consists largely of outstanding government securities, such as treasury bills and marketable bonds. The Bank sells the securities at auction to financial market distributors and dealers.
The government's public debt (also called domestic debt or federal debt) consists largely of outstanding government securities, such as treasury bills and marketable bonds.