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A Cause For Concern: BoC

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada is again flagging Canada's overheated housing market and sky-high household debt as the biggest domestic threats to the ec...

Give Canada-U.S. Price Gap Problem Time: BoC

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada is weighing in on the problem of the Canada-U.S. retail price gap, suggesting the vexing phenomenon may not be as persiste...

BoC Issues Very Gloomy Forecast

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada has pointedly dropped its warning about the potential for higher interest rates, triggering a sell-off in Canadian dollars...

BoC Economists Don't Write Too Good

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - An internal report card says the Bank of Canada's economists don't write too good."Economists' writing skills were identified by many as an a...

Where Does He Stand?

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.13.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Newly minted Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz will deliver on Wednesday what will undoubtedly be the most-watched statement from the cen...

Keep Your Eyes Peeled For Signs

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Bank of Canada's latest rate announcement, along with a number of other key economic indicators, will be front and centre this week for ...

BoC Keeps Key Interest Rate At 1%

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada said Wednesday interest rates will need to stay at super-low levels longer — likely until 2014, say analysts — after ...

Carney Named Business Newsmaker, But Are His Achievements Overblown?

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Whether as a rising star on the world stage or a central banker under scrutiny amid suggestions of political impropriety at home, it was hard...

BoC Expected To Announce It Will Leave Interest Rates Unchanged

CP | Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Bank of Canada is expected to announce this week that it is leaving interest rates unchanged and continue to give the impression that it...

High Oil Prices Not Helping: Bank Of Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2012 | Canada Business

The Bank of Canada says the economy is starting off the year on relatively sound footing, but is warning Canadians about their debt levels and the pri...

Jobs Anyone?

Ontario Election Debate Hub | Posted 11.08.2011 | Canada
Ontario Election Debate Hub

McGuinty's announcement today hits that rising concern right on the mark. Andrea Horwath is in Sudbury promising to try to create jobs in Northern Ontario. Tim Hudak feels out of the swim. Am I missing something? Or is the PC campaign missing the moment?

Federal Reserve Board Can't Keep Long Bond Yields From Rising

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 09.26.2011 | Canada Business
Jeffrey Rubin

With each passing week, there seems to be more news of distress in government debt markets as governments grapple with record deficits. Not surprisingly, the bond market is getting nervous.

Property Bubble or Just a Cooling Period?

Scott Boyd | Posted 09.20.2011 | Canada Business
Scott Boyd

The Canadian housing market has "lost touch with fundamentals" according to a report by research firm Capital Economics. In the report released on Jun...

Don't Stretch for Yield

Andrew Pyle | Posted 09.14.2011 | Canada
Andrew Pyle

For many Canadians on a fixed income, the last 10 years have been tough, to say nothing of the most recent couple. In an ultra-conservative portfo...