As part of the regular management of the Bank of Canada’s (Bank) balance sheet, the Bank acquires assets to offset its liabilities, which consists mainly of bank notes in circulation and government deposits.
Bank of Canada Announces Joint Recipients of its 2019 Law Enforcement Award of Excellence for Counterfeit DeterrenceThe Bank of Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2019 Law Enforcement Award of Excellence for Counterfeit Deterrence.
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 two changes effective immediately. First, the Bank will introduce one new asset category (Other Public Sector), which combines the two previously-announced asset categories (Foreign Official Sector and Other Public Sector) into one category.
Bank of Canada publishes its 2020 schedule for policy interest rate announcements, the release of the Monetary Policy Report and other major publicationsThe Bank of Canada today published its 2020 schedule for policy interest rate announcements and the release of the quarterly Monetary Policy Report and reconfirmed the scheduled interest rate announcement dates for the remainder of this year.
On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Bank of Canada will provide an update on the Canadian Alternative Reference Rate Working Group’s work to strengthen the Canadian Overnight Repo Rate Average (CORRA), an important benchmark for Canadian dollar financial markets.