May 27, 1999 The Board of Directors of the Bank of Canada announced today that, pursuant to Section 6 of the Bank of Canada Act, Malcolm Knight has been appointed Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank for a seven-year term, effective 5 July 1999.
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May 25, 1999 Professor Daniel Racette has been chosen to fill the visiting economist position of Special Adviser in the Bank of Canada for a one-year term beginning in August 1999.
May 19, 1999 Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen today commented on the release of the Bank's ninth Monetary Policy Report.
May 4, 1999 The Bank of Canada today lowered its Bank Rate by ¼ of one per cent to 4¾ per cent.
May 4, 1999 The Canadian economy has come through the financial volatility and global economic slowdown of the past few years quite well and has started 1999 on a strong note, Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen told members of La Chambre de Commerce de la région sherbrookoise today.
March 31, 1999 The Bank of Canada today lowered its Bank Rate by ¼ of one per cent to 5 per cent. The associated operating band for overnight interest rates was similarly reduced.
March 22, 1999 In a speech delivered today to the 35th annual meeting of the Mennonite Savings and Credit Union, Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen talked about financial sector reform, the economy, and monetary policy.
January 28, 1999 The Bank of Canada today welcomed the announcement by the Canadian Payments Association that full operation of the Large Value Transfer System (LVTS) will begin on 4 February 1999.
January 20, 1999 Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen today reviewed the economic implications of the European currency union and its lessons for Canada.
December 7, 1998 Bank of Canada Governor Gordon Thiessen today reviewed the impact of turmoil in the global economy and international financial markets on Canada's economy and monetary policy.