Canada to buy back up to C$1 billion of bonds

photoTORONTO (Reuters) – The Bank of Canada said on Tuesday it may buy back up to C$1 billion ($971 million) from as many as nine government bond issues in a cash management bond repurchase operation on December 20. For further details, see: http://www.bankofcanada.ca//stats/cars/results/bd_regrepcm_10055_fcft_20111220_111500.html ($1 = 1.03 Canadian dollars) (Reporting By Claire Sibonney; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)