6/9/2021 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Russell Pearsall
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Bank of Canada will hold current level of policy rate until inflation objective is sustainably achieved, continues quantitative easing

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  4/22/2021 | Posted in Interest Rates by Russell Pearsall
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Bank of Canada announced that it will hold its target for the overnight rate at the effective lower bound of 0.25%, and that it will be adjusting its weekly net purchases of ... More

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  3/8/2021 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Russell Pearsall
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Investors see rising chances that the Bank of Canada would hike interest rates next year as the economic outlook improves, but the central bank is likely to push back against ... More

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  1/5/2021 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market by Russell Pearsall
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Canadians are feeling more confident about the continued rise in home prices now than at any point in the previous three years, a trend Bloomberg and Nanos Research called a ... More

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  12/10/2020 | Posted in Canadian Housing Market Predictions by Russell Pearsall
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The bank is expecting home prices to fall by 8% and remain muted until well into 2023.

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  12/3/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Russell Pearsall
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Canada's pandemic-weary economy is poised to "take off like a rocket" in the latter part of 2021, says CIBC World Markets deputy chief economist Benjamin Tal. His ... More

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  11/9/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Russell Pearsall
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Optimism towards the Canadian housing sector’s prospects has been mounting, but the market should not count out the impact of the lingering economic lethargy brought ... More

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  10/28/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Russell Pearsall
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The Bank of Canada held the rate steady at 0.25 per cent and said the country’s economy won’t fully absorb slack in the economy before 2023, suggesting it will ... More

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  10/21/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy by Russell Pearsall
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Recently polled economists say the bank must be more proactive in guiding the Canadian financial system.

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  10/1/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Russell Pearsall
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A growing number of industries are now moving closer to their pre-pandemic output levels, as Canada’s gross domestic product increased by 3% monthly in July, according to ... More

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  9/9/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Russell Pearsall
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The Bank of Canada reiterated its pledge to keep interest rates at historic lows for years to come, but dialed back its willingness to take even more aggressive action and said ... More

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  8/28/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Interest Rates by Russell Pearsall
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The Bank of Canada is starting to worry about inflation. Not because it sees any, mind.

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  8/18/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Russell Pearsall
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Canadian immigration plummeted by almost two thirds in the second quarter as border restrictions remained in effect.

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  7/14/2020 | Posted in Canadian Economy and Housing Market by Russell Pearsall
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While Canadian housing starts have gained momentum and are on pace for more than 200,000 this year, CIBC World Markets managing director and deputy chief economist Benjamin Tal ... More

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