2/28/2024 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Could Canada’s headline inflation rate reach the neutral target of 2% by this summer, a full year sooner than the Bank of Canada’s own forecasts? ... More

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  2/10/2024 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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BoC's cash-management tool reboot suggests no easing on the horizon, surprising markets ... More

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  2/3/2024 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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After a short-lived upswing in bond yields last month that nudged some fixed mortgage rates higher, lenders are once again bringing them back down. ... More

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  1/19/2024 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The Bank of Canada is likely to leave its overnight rate unchanged in its first decision of 2024, according to new forward guidance by the Royal Bank of Canada. ... More

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  1/12/2024 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Nearly all of the country’s big banks slashed their advertised fixed mortgage rates this week, in some cases by as much as 70 basis points (or 0.70%). ... More

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  9/6/2023 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The Bank of Canada held its key interest rate steady at five per cent today, citing recent evidence that suggests the economy is weakening. ... More

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  9/4/2023 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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This is despite a projected slight drop in the BoC’s policy rate by the end of 2024 or early 2025 ... More

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  7/7/2023 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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All six of Canada’s main commercial lenders now expect the Bank of Canada to raise interest rates next week after the country’s labor market tripled expectations in ... More

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  6/6/2023 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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After hitting pause on rates, growing speculation the bank is ready to hike again ... More

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  5/29/2023 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The past two weeks have seen a flurry of mortgage rate increases at mortgage lenders, including several of the Big 6 banks. ... More

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  5/23/2023 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Housing market growth and persistent inflation challenges are hardening expectations of an increase ... More

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  10/30/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The Bank of Canada (BoC) announced today that it would keep the overnight rate at 1.75%. ... More

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  9/4/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The Bank of Canada resisted pressure from investors by declining to signal it will soon follow global peers in easing monetary policy. ... More

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  8/20/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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A slowing economy and growing trade tensions suggest a cut will happen more quickly than currently accounted for, Macquarie economist says. ... More

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  8/18/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Negative mortgage interest rates offered in Denmark. How is it possible? ... More

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  6/7/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Spring is typically a busy time for home sales, so lenders are competing fiercely right now for new business — and that's adding up to record low rates for borrowers. ... More

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  5/29/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate. ... More

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  5/27/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The Bank of Canada will make its May interest rate decision Wednesday but it’s unlikely there will be a change according to a panel of experts. ... More

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  5/21/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said he sees the slowdown in Canada’s economy as temporary and that interest rates will likely go up – he just doesn’t know ... More

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  5/1/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The latest reading of Canada’s economy brings both good and bad news for the housing market. ... More

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  3/15/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The Bank of Canada will likely hold off raising interest rates through all of 2020, and could even cut rates later this year, according to TD Securities’ senior rates ... More

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  3/6/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The Bank of Canada (BoC) is keeping its key interest rate target on hold at 1.75 per cent on Wednesday, citing concerns about the global economy and Canada’s own recent ... More

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  2/25/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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The Bank of Canada began raising its key overnight lending rate in July 2017 and it’s now at the highest level in a decade. Accustomed to historically low and even negative ... More

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  2/22/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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Stephen Poloz says the upward path for interest rates is 'uncertain'. ... More

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  1/16/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by Jonathan Bradshaw
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What the Bank of Canada's decision to hold its key rate means for borrowers and savers. ... More

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