BoC announces new securities lending programme


The Bank of Canada has announced a new repurchase operation, which will provide banks with a temporary source of Canadian government securities.

The Securities Repo Operations (SRO) will launch on July 27, offering a daily overnight source of bonds via a fixed-rate auction process. The central bank will make up to 50% of its government bond holdings available every day to eligible primary dealers.

The SRO is consistent with recommendations from the Bank for International Settlements, the Bank

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