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Bank of Canada Optimistic About Economy Despite Trade Headwinds
OTTAWA—The Bank of Canada broke its tone of pessimism on May 29, saying that the economy is improving as expected but that trade tensions between the United States and China ...
May 29, 2019
Canada’s Strong Jobs Market May Have Seen Its Best Days
As the Canadian economy remains stuck in quicksand, its labour market has become one of the few bright ...
May 1, 2019
Bank of Canada Neutral on Next Rate Move, Downgrades 2019 Growth Forecast
OTTAWA—The Bank of Canada dropped language about future interest rate increases and projected growth in the first half of ...
April 24, 2019
Bank of Canada Increasingly Uncertain About Next Rate Hike
OTTAWA—As widely anticipated, the Bank of Canada left its key interest rate unchanged at 1.75 percent on March ...
March 6, 2019
Time to Re-examine Central Banks’ Control Over the Economy
Governments felt helpless and put too much faith in central banks, which relished the spotlight. Central bank heads ...
January 16, 2019
Bank of Canada Forecasts Temporary Economic Impact Due to Oil, Housing Market Woes
The fall in oil prices and greater-than-expected weakness in housing markets are two developments temporarily dampening the Bank ...
January 9, 2019
A More Sombre Bank of Canada Reflects Worries Over Oil Price Shock
The bigger picture for the BoC is that the overnight rate is still below neutral while the economy ...
December 5, 2018
Mortgage Risks Fading Thanks to Higher Rates, Tougher Rules: Bank of Canada
OTTAWA—The Bank of Canada provided a closer look on Nov. 14 at just how much stricter mortgage rules ...
November 14, 2018
The Canadian Press
Bank of Canada Raises Key Rate to 1.75% as USMCA Reduces Trade Uncertainty
With the Bank of Canada’s top economic risk largely eliminated, it raised its key interest rate to 1.75 ...
October 24, 2018
Bank of Canada on Hold as Trade Uncertainty Weighs on Solid Fundamentals
The Bank of Canada kept rates unchanged on Sept. 5, as NAFTA uncertainty remains the primary risk to ...
September 5, 2018
Bank of Canada Hikes Rates as Trade Spat Begins
OTTAWA—The Bank of Canada raised its key policy rate to 1.5 percent on July 11 as the economy ...
July 11, 2018
Crypto-Crash: Bitcoin and Its Ilk Fail to Make the Grade
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been dealt another indictment, this time by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), ...
June 26, 2018
Bank of Canada Telegraphs July Rate Hike
Bank of Canada
May 30, 2018
Why Rising Oil Prices Aren’t Helping Canada’s Economy
The link between rising oil prices and Canada’s oil-exporting economy is murky.
May 23, 2018
Bank of Canada Upbeat on Inflation and Growth After Q1 Hiccup
OTTAWA—The Bank of Canada painted a rosier picture of the Canadian economy on April 18, with higher growth ...
April 18, 2018
Cash Is Still King
Bank notes and coins—physical cash—don’t appear to be dying some kind of slow death.
March 13, 2018
Civil Rights Icon Viola Desmond Immortalized on Canada’s New $10 Bill
In a historic ceremony in Halifax on International Women’s Day, Viola Desmond became the first black person and ...
March 8, 2018
Heightened Worry for Bank of Canada on Trade
NEWS ANALYSIS OTTAWA—After raising rates three times in the past five meetings leading up to its interest rate ...
March 7, 2018
Bank of Canada Hikes Rates as Strong Economy Outweighs NAFTA Uncertainty
As was widely expected, the Bank of Canada raised its overnight rate target by 0.25 percent to 1.25 ...
January 17, 2018
Labour Market Still Has Room to Run for Bank of Canada
OTTAWA—The Bank of Canada held its overnight rate target at 1 percent on Dec. 6 as the labour ...
December 6, 2017
Bank of Canada: Housing Market Risk Reducing, Still Biggest Threat to Financial System
OTTAWA—Housing-related concerns remain the biggest threat to the financial system in Canada, but an improving economy, tighter lending ...
November 28, 2017
Cautious Bank of Canada Holds Rates Unchanged as Economy Nears Full Capacity
Bank of Canada keeps rates unchanged.
October 25, 2017
Bank of Canada Hikes Rates for Second Straight Time
The Bank of Canada raised its policy rate to 1.00 percent on Sept. 6 citing growth that is ...
September 6, 2017
Bank of Canada Raises Rates on Improving Growth Outlook
As widely expected, the Bank of Canada raised its key policy rate by 0.25 percent to 0.75 percent on July ...
July 12, 2017
Why Bank of Canada, US Fed Should Adopt Lower Inflation Targets
With the Bank of Canada and Fed chomping at the bit to raise rates while inflation sputters, many ...
June 28, 2017
Bank of Canada Cautious as Strong Economic Growth Expected to Moderate
The Bank of Canada remained cautious on the recent strong performance in the Canadian economy and held its ...
May 24, 2017
Bank of Canada Warns Workforce Automation Could Intensify Income Inequality
OTTAWA—A senior Bank of Canada official said that while the country is poised to reap economic benefits from ...
April 18, 2017
The Canadian Press
Forced Organ Harvesting in China Has Taken Place ‘on a Significant Scale,’ Independent Tribunal Finds
, Epoch Times
British PM Addresses Hong Kong Protests with Chinese Official During Meeting
Epoch Times Staff
Israel Unveils New Settlement Named ‘Trump Heights’ on Golan
Closing Arguments: NXIVM’s Leader Was After ‘Sex, Money, Power’
US to Withhold Hundreds of Millions in Aid From El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras
Under US Pressure, Mexico Starts Moving to Secure Its Southern Border
UK Foreign Secretary Says He Agrees ‘150 Percent’ With President Trump’s Criticism of London Mayor
This Officer Is Too Scared to Pick Up This Snapping Turtle
Family Surprises Active Duty Military Dad For His Birthday
Dad Gets a Corvette He Always Wanted, His Reaction Is Priceless