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Bank of Canada publishes its 2020 schedule for policy interest rate announcements, the release of the Monetary Policy Report and other major publications

The Bank of Canada today published its 2020 schedule for policy interest rate announcements and the release of the quarterly Monetary Policy Report and reconfirmed the scheduled interest rate announcement dates for the remainder of this year.

The Bank also published its schedule for the release of the Financial System Review and the winter through autumn issues of the Business Outlook Survey.

The scheduled dates for the interest rate announcements from September 2019 through December 2019 are reconfirmed as follows:

  • Wednesday, September 4
  • Wednesday, October 30*
  • Wednesday, December 4

The scheduled dates for the interest rate announcements for 2020 are as follows:

  • Wednesday, January 22*
  • Wednesday, March 4
  • Wednesday, April 15*
  • Wednesday, June 3
  • Wednesday, July 15*
  • Wednesday, September 9
  • Wednesday, October 28*
  • Wednesday, December 9

*Monetary Policy Report published

All interest rate announcements will be made at 10:00 (ET), and the Monetary Policy Report will be published concurrently with the January, April, July and October rate announcements.

The scheduled dates for the release of the 2020 issues of the Business Outlook Survey are as follows:

  • Monday, January 13
  • Monday, April 6
  • Monday, July 6
  • Monday, October 19

All survey releases will take place at 10:30 (ET).

The release of the Financial System Review is scheduled to take place on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 10:30 (ET).