4/10/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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The Bank of Canada (BoC) today announced its key interest rate decision, electing to hold rates steady at five per cent. ... More

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  4/8/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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The Bank of Canada is widely expected to keep its key overnight rate on hold Wednesday, as it gathers more evidence of cooling inflation before delivering its first interest rate ... More

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  4/3/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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Economists question their forecasts as inflation expectations challenge anticipated rate cuts ... More

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  3/19/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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Economists widely expect central bank to start cutting rates in June ... More

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  3/9/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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The Bank of Canada elected to hold interest rates steady at 5 per cent. ... More

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  2/20/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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Canadian consumer prices eased at the start of this year, with progress on underlying pressures likely to give the Bank of Canada more room to start considering rate cuts in the ... More

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  2/5/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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Despite push-back from the Bank of Canada against aggressive rate-cut predictions, a majority of influential economists and analysts still expect rates to start falling by April. ... More

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  1/24/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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The Bank of Canada has left its policy rate unchanged in its first announcement of the year, keeping rates where they are for a fourth straight decision but giving little ... More

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  12/19/2023 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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The Bank of Canada could start cutting interest rates next year as long as core inflation comes down as predicted, BNN Television cited Governor Tiff Macklem as saying in an ... More

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  12/15/2023 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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The Bank of Canada’s top official said policymakers will consider cutting interest rates when inflation is “clearly” on a path to the two per cent target, but ... More

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  11/7/2023 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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Experts are anticipating the BoC benchmark interest rate to retreat to 4% by the end of next year ... More

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  9/1/2023 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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Economists say the latest GDP data from Statistics Canada showing a contraction in the economy suggests the Bank of Canada's rate hiking campaign may be coming to an end. ... More

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  7/24/2023 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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The Bank of Canada (BoC) will not raise rates again and will start cutting a little later than previously anticipated, according to a survey of market participants released by the ... More

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  7/15/2023 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Kit Blott
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The Bank of Canada hiked interest rates again this week in response to persistently high inflation, prompting questions about the role of mortgages in the ongoing battle with high ... More

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