Discussion Papers

Provision of original, high-quality and relevant research is critical to fulfilling our role as a thought leader in the area of payments. Explore our discussion papers for in-depth, technical research and analysis on topics of relevance to the Canadian and international payments ecosystems.

May 8, 2020
Published: May 8, 2020 Payments Canada has released its latest discussion paper, Monitoring intraday liquidity risks in a Real Time Gross Settlement System . In this paper the intraday liquidity risk indicator (LRI) tool is developed to monitor... Read more about Monitoring intraday liquidity risks in a Real Time Gross Settlement System
February 25, 2020
Published: February 25, 2020 Payments Canada has released its latest discussion paper, Shallow or deep? Detecting anomalous flows in the Canadian Automated Clearing Settlement System using an autoencoder. This paper shows how unusual payment flows in... Read more about Shallow or deep? Detecting anomalous flows in the Canadian Automated Clearing Settlement System using an autoencoder.
February 25, 2020
Published: February 25, 2020 Payments Canada has released its latest discussion paper, Is there anybody out there? Detecting operational outages from LVTS transaction data. As an operator of Canada’s systemically important payments system directly... Read more about Is there anybody out there? Detecting operational outages from LVTS transaction data
February 18, 2020
Published: February 18, 2020 Payments Canada has released its latest discussion paper, How much liquidity would a liquidity-saving mechanism save if a liquidity-saving mechanism could save liquidity? A simulation approach for Canada's large-value... Read more about How much liquidity would a liquidity-saving mechanism save if a liquidity-saving mechanism could save liquidity? A simulation approach for Canada's Large-Value Payment System
March 14, 2019
Published: March 14, 2019 Payments Canada has released its latest discussion paper entitled, A computational model of the market microstructure of bilateral credit limits in payments systems and other financial market infrastructures, authored by... Read more about A computational model of the market microstructure of bilateral credit limits in payments Systems and other Financial Market Infrastructures
March 14, 2019
Published: March 14, 2019 Payments Canada has released a new discussion paper, Procyclicality and risk-based access: valuing the embedded credit default swap of employing bilateral credit limits in financial market infrastructures, authored by... Read more about Procyclicality and risk-based access: valuing the embedded credit default swap of employing bilateral credit limits in financial market infrastructures
September 17, 2018
Published: September 17, 2018 Payments Canada has released a new discussion paper that studies modeling and measurement of tail risk in a deferred net settlement system environment such as the ACSS. Underpinning this paper is a challenging real-... Read more about Tail risk in the Automated Clearing Settlement System (ACSS)
September 1, 2016
Published: September 1, 2016 Payments Canada has released a new discussion paper that promotes conversation about credit risk in the Automated Clearing Settlement System (ACSS), which isn’t widely understood. A primer on credit risk in Payments... Read more about A primer on credit risk in Payments Canada's Automated Clearing Settlement System (ACSS)
June 16, 2016
Publié: 16 juin 2016 Research by Payments Canada and the Bank of Canada explores payment system modernization initiatives around the world and reveals a global trend towards infrastructure enhancements that support faster payments. Clearing and... Read more about Clearing and settlement systems from around the world: a qualitative analysis
November 17, 2015
Published: November 17, 2015 Given that implementation of the ISO 20022 standard will require investment from financial institutions and businesses, it is critical to understand clearly the prospective benefits that the standard will bring to... Read more about The economic benefit of adopting the ISO 20022 payment message standard in Canada

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