Canada Bond yields and prime rates for Friday Sept 22

Canada Bond yields for Friday as of 4 p.m. (previous day in brackets):One-month: 0.865Three-month: 1.00Six-month: 1.165One-year: 1.45% (1.445)Two-year: 1.602Five-year: 1.81310-year: 2.11330-year: 2.455Interest rates:Prime rate: 3.20%Overnight lending rate: 1.00%

UN envoy condemns Israels killing of Palestinians in Gaza

The Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Terje Roed-Larsen, said he was particularly disturbed to hear that two children were among those killed.Sending his sincere condolences to the families of the victims, the envoy called on Israel “to abide by its obligation under international humanitarian law to avoid the use of disproportionate force in densely populated areas and to protect the civilian population.”