Bank of Canada Interest Rate

We Can't Predict Canada's Next Recession, But We Can Prepare For It

Kevin Press | Posted 05.24.2017 | Canada Business
Kevin Press

After the financial crisis, I asked one of our executives how Canada had managed to sidestep the deep pain felt in the U.S. "I'm not sure we did," he pushed back. "Maybe it just hasn't happened yet." Fast forward to 2017 and here we are, fretting over housing bubbles and record-high debt levels.

BoC Holds Rate Steady As Uncertainty Trumps 'Very Strong Growth'

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.24.2017 | Canada Business

The bank didn't make any specific mentions this time about the potential policy path of the U.S.

Stephen Poloz Says Four Words, And The Loonie Loses A Cent U.S.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.18.2017 | Canada Business

Currency markets panic easily.

Canada's Economy Will Grow Slower Due To Housing, Exports: BoC

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2016 | Canada Business

"Zero appetite" for interest rate hikes at the Bank of Canada.

Bank Of Canada Predicts 'Substantial Rebound' For Economy

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2016 | Canada Business

Bank has "zero appetite for rate hikes."

Bank Of Canada Says Wildfires Did A Number On Economy

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2017 | Canada Business

But a big rebound is expected for later this year.

BoC To Leave Key Interest Rate Unchanged

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2016 | Canada Business

The projection for next year has been lowered to 2.3 per cent from 2.4 per cent.

Financial Vulnerabilities Creeping Higher, BoC Says

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2017 | Canada Business

Leaves key lending rate unchanged at 0.5 per cent.

Bank Of Canada Rate Cut Risks 'Consumer Shock,' Economists Warn

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.18.2016 | Canada Business

Neither a rate cut nor a rate hike are likely to give the BoC the results it's looking for.

Bank Of Canada Interest Rate: Will It Get Cut Again?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.23.2015 | Canada Business

Recent data shows the Canadian economy is falling short of expectations.

Bank Of Canada: We'll Push Interest Rates Below Zero If Needed

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.08.2016 | Canada Business

The new "bottom" for interest rates is minus-0.5 per cent, Poloz says.

U.S., Canada Will Go Separate Ways On Interest Rates: BoC

CP/HuffPost Canada | Posted 12.02.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada says its trend-setting interest rate will remain unchanged because the economy is adjusting as expected to the bite of l...

Bank Of Canada Key Interest Rate Unchanged At 0.5 Per Cent

CP | Andy Blatchford | Posted 10.22.2015 | Canada Business

The bank's next rate announcement is scheduled for Dec. 2.

Canadian Banks Partially Lower Prime Rate

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The move by the Bank of Canada to cut its key interest rate will help consumers out a little, but experts say with rates already near record ...

Insanity? Cheaper Loans On Offer 12 Minutes After BoC Rate Cut

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.15.2015 | Canada Business

Get ready for Canada’s borrowing frenzy to get even more frenzied, thanks to the Bank of Canada’s interest rate cut — a move even some realtors ...

Canadians Plan To Resist Borrowing If Rates Lowered: Poll

CP | Posted 07.14.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — A new poll suggests policy-makers should have little fear of Canadians taking on more debt if the Bank of Canada moves to lower interest r...

Tories Aim To Boost Economy With Cheques, Spending

CP | Bruce Cheadle | Posted 07.12.2016 | Canada Politics

"If an interest rate of three quarters is not doing the trick, why would we believe an interest rate at a half would make any difference?"

Suddenly, Another Interest Rate Cut Is Back In The Cards

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.30.2015 | Canada Business

Cut could come as soon as July 15 CIBC: 'Indebted households don’t need even lower borrowing costs' Poloz: Soaring household debt a necessary ...

Bank Of Canada Holds The Line On Interest Rates

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada is keeping its trendsetting interest rate locked at 0.75 per cent even as recent weakness in the United States raises ques...

Poloz Says He's Not Trying To 'Frighten' Canadians

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.28.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The governor of the Bank of Canada says he didn't mean to surprise markets in recent months with his stunning interest-rate cut, his startlin...

BoC Pegs Economic Growth At Zero

CP National News | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada says it expects the oil-price shock likely "stalled" the country's economy to the point it had zero growth during the firs...

Canada's Key Lending Rate Headed To 0%, Ex-BoC Adviser Says

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.08.2015 | Canada Business

Borrowing costs in Canada are already rock bottom, but those eyeing a mortgage or car loan may want to wait a little while, because Canada's interest ...

Poloz Defends Surprise Rate Cut

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Stephen Poloz stood on an international stage Thursday and defended his surprise January decision to cut the Bank of Canada's key interest ra...

Oil's Collapse Will Be Felt In The First Half Of This Year, BoC Says

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada Business

BoC says impact of falling oil prices will be felt in first half of this year Some economists see another rate cut in April OTTAWA -- The Bank...

..And Here Comes The Latest Mortgage Rate War

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada Business

In the days after the Bank of Canada surprised everybody with a cut to the key lending rate last week, everyone was wondering whether mortgage rates w...