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Bank of Canada Buys C$475 Million of Securities for One Day

February 21, 2013

The Bank of Canada bought C$475 million ($466 million) of securities for one day.

The central bank announced the purchase, aimed to keep overnight lending rates close to its current target of 1 percent, on its website today from Ottawa.

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To contact the editor responsible for this story: Chris Wellisz at

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