Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement

OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, 5 March 2014, the Bank of Canada will announce its decision on the target for the overnight rate. A press release will provide a brief explanation of the decision.

Time: 10:00 (Eastern Time)
Lock-up: At 09:00 (ET), journalists are invited to review the press release under embargo at the Bank's head office in Ottawa. The embargo will be lifted at 10:00 (ET). (Please use the entrance at 151 O'Connor Street and have your press card with you.)

For security reasons, those wishing to attend the lock-up must confirm by calling Media Relations at 613 782-8782 before noon on Tuesday, 4 March 2014.
Distribution: The press release will be available:
  • at 10:00 (ET) on the Bank's website
  • between 10:00 and 11:00 (ET) on CNW Group
Note: There is no briefing session, press conference or webcast for this event.


SOURCE: Bank of Canada

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