Bonds outstanding by currency of payments and issuers (formerly K8)

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Typically published on the last Friday of the month.

Monthly Series

Total currencies

Month-end, Millions of dollars (par Value) CANSIM2020‑032020‑042020‑052020‑062020‑07
Government of Canada direct bondsV31185443603,753631,065650,148668,888698,716
Corporate
Financial corporation bondsV31185470850,830867,463
Non-financial corporation bondsV31185471646,027648,771660,514661,255656,577
TotalV311854691,495,1751,514,554
Other institution bondsV311854726,8657,190
Foreign debtorsV3118547367,05266,877
Term securitizations1 V31185474548,454559,909560,466563,030

Canadian dollars

Month-end, Millions of dollars (par Value) CANSIM2020‑032020‑042020‑052020‑062020‑07
Government of Canada direct bondsV31185476589,972617,439636,837655,897685,889
Corporate
Financial corporation bondsV31185503288,348302,008
Non-financial corporation bondsV31185504323,092329,583336,476336,969336,172
TotalV31185502609,840629,991
Other institution bondsV311855056,8657,190
Foreign debtorsV3118550667,05266,877
Term securitizations1 V31185507548,454559,909560,466563,030

Foreign currencies

Total

Month-end, Millions of dollars (par Value)CANSIM2020‑032020‑042020‑052020‑062020‑07
Government of Canada direct bondsV3118550913,78113,62613,31112,99112,827
Corporate
Financial corporation bondsV31185536562,482565,455
Non-financial corporation bondsV31185537322,935319,188324,038324,286320,405
TotalV31185535885,335884,563
Other institution bondsV3124939700

United States Dollars

Month-end, Millions of dollars (par Value)CANSIM2020‑032020‑042020‑052020‑062020‑07
Government of Canada direct bondsV3118554213,54813,39813,08212,76212,590
Corporate
Financial corporation bondsV31185569321,922324,668
Non-financial corporation bondsV31185570308,329304,929310,566310,833307,732
TotalV31185568630,169629,516
Other institution bondsV3118557100

Euro

Month-end, Millions of dollars (par Value)CANSIM2020‑032020‑042020‑052020‑062020‑07
Government of Canada direct bondsV31185641233229229229237
Corporate
Financial corporation bondsV31185668158,879154,766
Non-financial corporation bondsV3118566912,22411,91212,01212,00511,230
TotalV31185667171,103166,677
Other institution bondsV3118567000

Swiss francs

Month-end, Millions of dollars (par Value)CANSIM2020‑032020‑042020‑052020‑062020‑07
Government of Canada direct bondsV3118567400000
Corporate
Financial corporation bondsV311857015,5967,077
Non-financial corporation bondsV31185702294287287288294
TotalV311857005,8907,364
Other institution bondsV3118570300

Pound sterling

Month-end, Millions of dollars (par Value)CANSIM2020‑032020‑042020‑052020‑062020‑07
Government of Canada direct bondsV3118570700000
Corporate
Financial corporation bondsV3118573449,15949,588
Non-financial corporation bondsV311857351,003996119118123
TotalV3118573350,16250,584
Other institution bondsV3118573600

Japanese yen

Month-end, Millions of dollars (par Value)CANSIM2020‑032020‑042020‑052020‑062020‑07
Government of Canada direct bondsV3118574000000
Corporate
Financial corporation bondsV311857672,5362,511
Non-financial corporation bondsV3118576800000
TotalV311857662,5362,511
Other institution bondsV3118576900

Other

Month-end, Millions of dollars (par Value)CANSIM2020‑032020‑042020‑052020‑062020‑07
Government of Canada direct bondsV3118577300000
Corporate
Financial corporation bondsV3118580024,39026,845
Non-financial corporation bondsV311858011,0851,0641,0541,0421,026
TotalV3118579925,47527,909
Other institution bondsV3118580200

Notes

Source: Bank of Canada, Statistics Canada

Bonds outstanding by currency of payments and issuers (formerly K8) was previously named Bonds outstanding: Government of Canada, provincial, municipal, corporate and other bonds (K8).

Bonds outstanding are shown at par value. As of March 2017, bonds payable in foreign currencies have been converted into Canadian dollars using the average exchange rate for the last business day of the month. Effective January 2014, Eurodollar classification is no longer reported.

Other currencies of payment are all currencies excluding United States Dollar, European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) Euro, Swiss Francs, Pound Sterling and Japanese Yen.

Government of Canada and provincial direct and guaranteed bonds do not include treasury bills.

Municipal bonds do not include issues guaranteed by the provinces (already included in provincial securities) and issues sold directly to provinces and their agencies. Effective January 2017, the source of bond data for Ontario municipalities has changed from Bank of Canada to Statistic Canada, as is the case for all the other municipalities. As such, the data have been revised back to January 2015 to reflect this new methodology.

Corporate bonds include all assets of Canadian corporations payable in Canadian dollars or in other currencies with the exception of finance company and commercial paper with an original term to maturity of one year or less and issues sold to a parent company, whether this parent is incorporated in Canada or abroad. As of November 28, 2016, corporate bonds have been revised historically to include Euro Medium Term Notes.

Included under foreign debtors are those issues payable in Canadian dollars of The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) and certain foreign governments and corporations.

Term securitizations include instruments issued under the National Housing Act (insured mortgage-backed securities program, as reported prior to January 2000 by the program trustee, Computershare Trust Company of Canada, and since January 2000 by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation), as well as other term securities issued by special purpose corporations.

Other institution bonds include issues of Canadian religious, nursing care homes, hospital and educational institutions.

  1. 1. Beginning January 2009, includes approximately $32.1 billion in Master Asset Vehicle long-term notes related to affected trust under the Montreal Proposal; $28.8 billion were asset-backed commercial paper.[]