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Government of Canada Treasury Bill (T-Bill) Rates

Looking for Government of Canada treasury bill (T-Bill) rates? Here you can view Government of Canada treasury bill rates for 1 month, 3 month, 6 month and 1 year treasury bills over the last 6 weeks. This data is provided by the Bank of Canada.

The Bank of Canada provides t-bill information for:

Treasury bill auction, average yield, 3 month
Treasury bill auction, average yield, 6 month
Treasury bill auction, average yield, 1 year
Treasury bills, 1 month
Treasury bills, 3 month
Treasury bills, 6 month
Treasury bills, 1 year

View the Government of Canada T-bill Rates

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Quick Facts

Risk Low. Fully guaranteed by the Government of Canada.
Liquidity High. Can be sold at market value at any time.
Currency Offered in both Canadian and U.S. dollars.
RRSP eligible? Yes. Both Canadian and U.S. dollar T-bills are considered Canadian content.
Minimum investment $5000 for 3 months to a year and $25000 for one or two months.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a treasury bill (T-Bill)? Government of Canada Treasury Bills (T-Bills) are investments fully guaranteed by the Government of Canada. Your principal and rate of interest are guaranteed. T-Bills are considered the safest Canadian investment you can hold with a term of less than one year. They are offered for terms of 1 month to 1 year. Interest is paid at maturity.

Are treasury bills (T-Bills) offered in U.S. dollars? The Government of Canada offers treasury bills (T-Bills) in both Canadian dollars and U.S. dollars. Both are considered Canadian content if held within your RRSP.

Where can I buy treasury bills (T-Bills)? T-Bills can be purchased from most financial institutions.

Can I redeem my treasury bill (T-Bill) early? If you do not want to hold your Government of Canada Treasury Bill (T-Bill) until maturity, your treasury bill can be sold at market value at any time.

Is there a minimum investment? The minimum investment for a T-Bill having a term of three months to one year is $5000. The minimum investment for a T-Bill having a term of one or two months is $25000.