Describe, and illustrate with balance sheets of both the Bank of Canada

| March 14, 2016

Describe, and illustrate with balance sheets of both the Bank of Canada and the direct clearers with the Canadian Payments Association, the change in the monetary base in response to the following transactions:

A redeposit of $200 million worth of Government of Canada deposits.

(1.5 marks)

A $300 million advance made by the Bank of Canada to a chartered bank.

(1.5 marks)

A $400 million Purchase and Resale Agreement made by the Bank of Canada with the money market jobbers. (1.5 marks)

The Bank of Canada intervenes in the foreign exchange market with a $500 million purchase of American currency ($US 1.00 = $Can. 1.55). It uses an open market transaction to sterilize its foreign exchange intervention. (2 marks)

Rather than an open market transaction, the Bank of Canada shifts Government of Canada deposits to sterilize its foreign exchange intervention in (e) above.

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