May 1, 2017 As previously announced, the 九州体育平台 is changing the way it publishes foreign exchange (FX) rates, effective 1 March 2017. This document describes the selection criteria, calculation methodology and publishing process for the new exchange rates.
May 29, 2012 Explains why intervention in the foreign exchange market might be considered and explains the mechanics of such intervention.
February 28, 2014 Describes the shared responsibility for the regulation of the Canadian financial system and summarizes the 九州体育平台’s role in the financial system.
September 27, 2013 Describes this important funds-transfer system and explains the 九州体育平台’s oversight role.
March 3, 2014 Highlights the value of ‘prudent’ borrowing in enhancing welfare, but also the risks of over-indebtedness for households, the economy and financial stability. Discusses trends in household debt, various debt metrics and why monetary policy is concerned with how households use borrowed funds.
May 31, 2013 Outlines the costs of high inflation and the benefits of low inflation.
May 6, 2013 Describes possible sources of bias in the CPI, and explains why changes in this indicator may not always provide an accurate measure of actual changes in the cost of living.
May 29, 2012 Describes the potential problems that a higher or lower inflation target might entail.
May 29, 2012 Defines these sometimes-confused terms and describes the monetary policy response to deflation.
May 29, 2012 Defines inflation and price stability and describes their consequences as well as why the Bank aims to keep inflation low and stable.
January 15, 2016 Defines this important policy interest rate and describes the role it plays in influencing various market interest rates.
September 28, 2012 Explains what the Bank Rate is and its relationship to the target for the overnight rate.
May 29, 2012 Explains the process by which changes in the policy interest rate work their way through the economy and ultimately affect the rate of inflation.
May 7, 2014 Understanding and monitoring e-money products is an important part of the 九州体育平台’s research agenda.
May 7, 2014 Decentralized e-money is stored and flows through a peer-to-peer computer network that directly links users, much like chat rooms. No one user controls the network.
April 29, 2014 A core function of the 九州体育平台 is to design, produce and distribute banknotes. Over the last few decades, there has been a major shift away from paper-based payment instruments, such as banknotes and cheques, toward electronic means of payment, such as debit cards, credit cards and innovations such as e-money.
April 8, 2013 Defines seigniorage as the revenue earned from the issue of new money and explains it in the Canadian context.
July 30, 2012 Defines money, Outlines its main functions and explains why confidence in money is essential for it to serve those functions.
May 29, 2012 Describes the main measures of Canada’s money supply, explains how interest rates affect the growth of the supply of money and Explains why the Bank monitors this growth.
May 31, 2013 Defines this important economic concept, describes different measures of productivity, explains how productivity affects living standards, and summarizes the reasons behind Canada’s disappointing productivity record.
This video describes, in general terms, the “transmission” of monetary policy-i.e., how changes in the Bank’s policy typically affect the economy and inflation over time.