August 21, 2019
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.
August 20, 2019 A consultation document on issues pertaining to the design and operation of the Real Return Bond program, prepared jointly by the Department of Finance (DoF) and the Bank of Canada (BoC), is being published today.
August 1, 2019 Effective October 1, 2019, the Bank of Canada will no longer publish the monthly Chartered Bank Interest Rates. As well, the weekly rate will be relocated on our website.
July 29, 2019
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.
July 16, 2019 This document provides a summary of consultation results on enhancements to the Canadian Overnight Repo Rate Average.