August 31, 2002 What I propose to do on this panel today is to talk about stabilization policy and policy co-operation from the viewpoint of an industrial country that has a floating exchange rate and both an explicit inflation target for monetary policy and a clear objective for fiscal policy.
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August 29, 2002 The Bank of Canada today released its 2003 schedule of eight dates for announcing decisions on its key policy interest rate and, at the same time, confirmed the announcement dates for the remainder of this year.
August 15, 2002 The government conducts regular consultations with market participants to support its strategic objectives of raising stable, low-cost funding and maintaining a well-functioning market for Government of Canada securities.
July 24, 2002 Today, we published our Update to the April Monetary Policy Report, in which we discuss economic and financial trends in the context of Canada's inflation-control strategy.
July 24, 2002 The Bank of Canada today released its Update to the April Monetary Policy Report, in which it discusses economic and financial trends in the context of Canada's inflation-control strategy.
July 16, 2002 The Bank of Canada today announced that it is raising its target for the overnight rate by one-quarter of one percentage point to 2 3/4 per cent. The operating band for the overnight rate is correspondingly increased, and the Bank Rate is now 3 per cent.
June 12, 2002 The Bank of Canada today announced the appointment of Andrew Spence to the visiting economist position of Special Adviser for a one-year term. Mr. Spence will be taking leave from his current position as Global Head, Currency and Credit Markets Research with TD Securities, as of September 2002.
June 11, 2002 But first, I would like to address an important subject; that is, how to promote the efficient operation of Canada's financial markets. Rather than approaching this topic in a detailed, technical way, I want to speak about two qualities that are essential to their efficient operation: trust and transparency.
June 11, 2002 Canadian financial markets need trust and transparency to operate most efficiently, Bank of Canada Governor David Dodge said today in a speech to the Greater Halifax Partnership. Mr. Dodge said that the Bank of Canada's reliance on trust and transparency shows why these qualities are also important to the private sector.
June 10, 2002