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April 11, 2007

Changes in the release times for both the call for tenders for cash-management bills (CMBs) and the preliminary International Securities Identification Numbers (ISINs) for regular treasury bills

In the Debt Management Strategy 2007/08, the government announced that the release time for call for tenders for cash-management bills (CMBs) will be moved from 10:00 (ET) to 09:45 (ET). Effective 16 April 2007, CMBs call for tenders issued on or after this date will be released at 09:45 (ET). The auction timetable can be found on the Bank of Canada website.
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February 15, 2007

Temporary measures to reinforce the target for the overnight rate

On 9 March 2006, the Bank of Canada announced temporary measures to reinforce its target for the overnight rate. Specifically, the Bank announced that it would reduce the target for settlement balances to zero and, on a temporary basis, no longer commit to neutralizing all of the Sale and Repurchase Agreements (SRAs) conducted.
Content Type(s): Press, Market notices