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NO RATE HIKE FROM BOC

October 28th, 2013

The Bank of Canada abandoned on Wednesday an 18-month stretch of rate-hike talk

 

in a dramatic policy shift that highlighted lower-than-expected growth and the risk of persistently weak inflation.

Here’s what economists are saying about the statement:

Peter Buchanan, CIBC:

The Bank’s statement this morning was surprisingly dovish, lending potential support to fixed income, weighi ...

BOC LENDING RATE

October 28th, 2013

OTTAWA — There has been a sea change at the Bank of Canada.

No longer are policymakers setting a specific monetary course for interest rates. Instead, for the first time in 18 months, they have dropped any reference to borrowing costs eventually rising — adopting a neutral position and waiting to see which way economic winds blow.

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What hasn’t changed, however, is the central bank’s ...

FALLING RATES

October 25th, 2013

Falling rates, BoC’s stand puts housing spotlight on Flaherty

TARA PERKINS - REAL ESTATE REPORTER

The Globe and Mail

Published

Last updated

Jim Flaherty’s bal ...

MORTGAGE DEBT IN CANADA

October 15th, 2013
Stephen Harper told mounting mortgage debt is putting ‘our national economy at risk’

Gordon Isfeld | 07/10/13 | Last Updated: 08/10/13 10:46 ...

Avoid condo breakdowns

October 8th, 2013

How to avoid condo board breakdowns

When a condominium community goes to war, everyone loses. Here's how to avoid that.


By: Mark Weis ...

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October 4th, 2013

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