Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement

OTTAWA, July 15 /CNW Telbec/ - On Tuesday, 20 July 2010, 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.

08:00 Lock-up: Journalists are invited to review the press release, under the usual conditions of a lock-up, at the Bank's head office in Ottawa. (Please use the East Tower entrance at 234 Wellington Street and proceed to the reception desk. Be sure to have your press card with you.)
For security reasons, those wishing to attend must confirm by calling Stephanie Bento at 613 782-7183 before noon on Monday, 19 July 2010.
09:00 Lock-up ends and embargo lifted
Note: There will be no briefing.
Distribution:        The press release will be distributed as follows:
09:00 on the Bank's website
Between 09:00
and 10:00
on Canada NewsWire
through the Parliamentary Press Gallery

SOURCE Bank of Canada

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