January 7, 2008 Each year since 2004, the Bank of Canada has undertaken a questionnaire with banks that are active in the Canadian dollar foreign exchange market through offices in Toronto and/or Montréal.
January 4, 2008 On 12 December 2007, the Bank of Canada announced that it would enter into term purchase and resale agreements (term PRAs) extending over the calendar year with maturities on 4 January and 10 January 2008.
December 23, 2007 The Bank of Canada welcomes the announcement that an agreement-in-principle has now been reached among parties to the Montreal Accord for the restructuring of non-bank asset-backed commercial paper.
December 18, 2007 The results of today's term PRA operations
December 17, 2007 Today, the Bank of Canada provided the final details of the 18 December term purchase and resale agreement (term PRA) operation
December 15, 2007 The Bank of Canada is pleased that substantial progress towards establishing a broad framework for the restructuring of the third-party structured asset-backed commercial paper (ABCP) under the Montreal Accord has been made by the parties involved.
December 13, 2007 The results of today's term PRA operations
December 12, 2007
Expansion of List of Securities Eligible as Collateral for Use Under 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 payments systems operated by the Canadian Payments Association. Loans made by the Bank of Canada must be fully collateralized.
December 12, 2007 Today, the Bank of Canada, the Bank of England, the European Central Bank, the Federal Reserve, and the Swiss National Bank are announcing measures designed to address elevated pressures in short-term funding markets.
November 15, 2007