August 21, 2018 Summary of Comments – Government of Canada Debt Distribution Framework Review ConsultationsA Summary of Comments received from the March 2018 Government of Canada Debt Distribution Framework Review Consultations is being published on the Bank of Canada’s website
July 23, 2018 Changes to Assets Eligible as Collateral under the Bank of Canada’s (the Bank) Standing Liquidity FacilityAs part of an ongoing review of the Bank’s collateral policy related to the Standing Liquidity Facility (SLF), the Bank is announcing several changes to the assets accepted as collateral under its SLF.
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.
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.