Canada's money supply: FB12-7/6-2011E-PDF
"Some people ask why the Bank of Canada can’t directly increase or decrease the money supply at will, since it regulates the supply of paper currency in circulation. The answer is that the bank notes issued by the Bank represent only a small portion of all the money circulating in the economy at any one time. The bulk of the money supply consists of deposits that the public holds at financial institutions. The amount of money in circulation can be measured in a number of ways. Some of these different measures, which are called monetary aggregates, are described below"--p. .
|Department/Agency||Bank of Canada.|
|Title||Canada's money supply|
|Publication Type||Series - View Master Record|
|Other Language Editions||[French]|
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|Note||"October 2011." Title from caption. Issued also in French under title: L’offre de monnaie.|
|Number of Pages|| p.|
|Subject Terms||Currency, Banks|
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