Canada Interest Rate

There Is No Housing Bubble: Poloz

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2013 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - The head of the Bank of Canada gently urged businesses to ease open the purse strings and start spending Wednesday as he said the economy ...

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 ...

Raise Rates Now Or Risk Economic Crisis, Canada Told

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Incoming Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz is already getting advice on what to do once he takes charge next month — start hiking inter...

Bad News, Canada

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada sharply downgraded its expectations Wednesday on economic growth for the first half of this year, but held the line on off...

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...

Bank Of Canada Holds Rates Steady

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada kept its trendsetting policy interest rate at one per cent for the 17th consecutive time Tuesday, but signalled that it's ...

Good News On Jobs Could Be Bad News For Mortgage Holders

CP | Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar was higher Friday morning following the release of much better than expected job creation data for April.The currency sh...

Caution In The Condo Market

CBC | Posted 06.21.2012 | Canada Business

Canada's top banker suggests the housing market could be headed for trouble in parts of the country where home prices are high. ...

Canada Would Suffer If U.S. Debt Talks Fail

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.06.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama struck a positive note on Thursday as he strode into the White House briefing room to s...

Bank of Canada Makes the Case for Higher Interest Rates

Scott Boyd | Posted 09.04.2011 | Canada
Scott Boyd

The market is pricing a Bank of Canada interest rate increase in the final quarter of the year. By then we will have a better understanding of the state of the current slowdown in the U.S. and there should also be greater clarity regarding the European debt crisis.