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The Evolution of the Government of Canada's Debt Distribution Framework




This overview includes a brief history highlighting the government's use of the primary and secondary markets to develop a framework for distributing its debt securities to financial market intermediaries and end investors. The framework is also intended to meet the government's debt-strategy objectives of raising stable, low-cost funding and maintaining a well-functioning debt market. Pellerin reviews the government's adoption of a new framework in 1998 as well as the 2005 modifications aimed at attracting continued broad and competitive participation in government auctions.

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  • Marc Pellerin, 2006. "The Evolution of the Government of Canada's Debt Distribution Framework," Bank of Canada Review, Bank of Canada, vol. 2006(Spring), pages 37-44.
  • Handle: RePEc:bca:bcarev:v:2006:y:2006:i:spring06:p:37-44

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    1. Rydqvist, Kristian & Wu, Mark, 2016. "Pre-auction inventory and bidding behavior: Evidence from Canadian Treasury auctions," Journal of Financial Markets, Elsevier, vol. 30(C), pages 78-102.

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