Financial Instruments MCQs

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Private sector borrowing started to outpace public sector borrowing around what time?






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Borrowers in the overnight market quote interest rates ______ than net lenders.






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A Treasury bill is






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Since 1996, the Bank rate is determined as follows:






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Bank of Canada advances are






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Special Purchase and Resale Agreements are






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Day-to-day loans are made, primarily by ___________, to __________.






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Certificates of deposit are






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The term to maturity of a Bankers’ acceptance






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The need for Interbank deposits has increased because of






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For an investment dealer who purchases a T-bill from the Bank of Canada at the bi-weekly auction, the _________ the price, the _______ the interest in...






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Which of the following reasons best explains a probable reason why Treasury bills are attractive to money market dealers and chartered banks?






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The overnight rate band is






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Under the Large Value Transfer System






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During the stock market crash of 1987, the Bank of Canada






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The capital market is characterized by instruments that generally mature in






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Bonds are debt instruments that






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The principal holder of Canadian government debt is/are






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The volatility of interest rates has created so much uncertainty about the real return on long-term bonds that the government of Canada introduced