November 16, 1998 Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen today commented on the release of the Monetary Policy Report for November 1998.
November 5, 1998 On behalf of the Minister of Finance, the Bank of Canada announced today the operational framework for the previously announced pilot bond buyback program.
October 16, 1998 The Bank of Canada today lowered its Bank Rate by ¼ of one percentage point to 5½ per cent.
September 29, 1998 Summary results of a survey of Canadian foreign exchange and derivatives markets are now available. The survey was conducted by the Bank of Canada in April 1998 and covered activity in the foreign exchange and derivatives markets. Similar surveys were undertaken by about 40 other countries during the same month, and the central banks of many of those countries are also releasing their results today.
September 29, 1998 The Bank of Canada today lowered its Bank Rate by ¼ of one percentage point to 5¾ per cent.
September 28, 1998 On behalf of the Minister of Finance, the Bank of Canada announced today that "Revised rules pertaining to auctions of Government of Canada securities and the Bank of Canada's surveillance of the auction process," released 11 August 1998, will take effect on 14 October 1998.
September 23, 1998 Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen today reviewed international economic and financial developments and their implications for Canada.
September 2, 1998 On behalf of the Minister of Finance, it was announced today that Canada has renegotiated its existing U.S.$6.0 billion standby credit facility with international banks.
August 27, 1998 The Bank of Canada today raised its Bank Rate by one percentage point to 6 per cent.
May 27, 1998 In a speech delivered today to delegates to La Conférence de Montréal, Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen examined the impact of financial market globalization on the world economy.