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Economists say BoC could cut interest rates again in July if inflation keeps cooling

6/23/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

Economists are forecasting inflation slowed further in May, which would be welcome progress for the Bank of Canada after it cut its key lending rate for the first time in four ... More


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Bank of Canada cuts key rate for first time in more than 4 years

6/5/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

The Bank of Canada has cut its overnight rate by 25 basis points, a move not seen since the beginning of the pandemic.

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BoC to cut interest rates on June 5, three further times this year: Poll

5/30/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

The Bank of Canada will trim interest rates to 4.75% on June 5, according to three-quarters of economists in a Reuters poll which showed three further cuts this year, with the ... More


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June rate cut still a "close call" despite lower inflation in April

5/21/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

Canada's headline inflation rate continued to ease in April, leaving the door open to a Bank of Canada rate cut next month.

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Bank of Canada set for June rate cut, diverging from Fed

5/2/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

Economic stagnation prompts the Bank of Canada to plan a rate cut in June, contrasting with the US Federal Reserve's strategy

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Canada's latest GDP figures may prompt Bank of Canada summer rate cut: Economists

4/30/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

Canada’s quarterly gross domestic product edged up 0.2% in February, suggesting the Bank of Canada may have a reason to cut rates in the summer.

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Bank of Canada announces key interest rate decision

4/10/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

The Bank of Canada (BoC) today announced its key interest rate decision, electing to hold rates steady at five per cent.

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Bank of Canada to keep rates on hold this week, first cut seen as early as June

4/8/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

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 ... More


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Inflation expectations cast shadow on BoC's rate decision

4/3/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

Economists question their forecasts as inflation expectations challenge anticipated rate cuts

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Inflation metrics give BoC room to talk cuts

3/19/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

Economists widely expect central bank to start cutting rates in June

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Is it time for aggressive rate cuts?

3/19/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

'I hope they're not tepid,' says expert about BoC's upcoming decisions

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Bank of Canada makes interest rate decision

3/9/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

The Bank of Canada elected to hold interest rates steady at 5 per cent.

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Bank of Canada expected to hold interest rates this week as grey cloud hangs over economy

3/4/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

The Bank of Canada is expected to preach patience at its interest rate announcement this week as economists say weakening economic conditions are setting the stage for rate ... More


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Inflation slows more than expected in January

2/20/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

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 ... More


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2024 rate-cut forecasts being revised following today's mixed-bag jobs report

2/9/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

Today's employment report for January, in which the unemployment rate ticked down, has caused bond markets and economist to further reel-in their rate-cut forecasts for the ... More


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Market participants still expect the first Bank of Canada rate cut in April

2/5/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

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 ... More


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Bank of Canada's rate-cut timing uncertain as economic growth beats expectations

1/31/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

Canada’s economy outperformed growth expectations to end the year, which means the Bank of Canada could feel less pressure to start cutting rates in the near term, ... More


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Bank of Canada reveals first rate decision of 2024

1/24/2024 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

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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Bank of Canada's Macklem says 'too early' to consider rate cuts

12/15/2023 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

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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Canada's profligate spending forced interest rates higher: Scotiabank

11/20/2023 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Jessi Sandhu

Without that boost in spending, the central bank’s key overnight lending rate would be about 3 per cent instead of the current 5 per cent, according to Scotiabank ... More


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