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News Manufacturing General
July 30, 2020  

New growth opportunities to present itself in contracting global economy: report

Cross-industry collaboration, reduced taxes, and low interest rates key to expediting recovery from the economic slump

News Government Manufacturing General
May 16, 2020  

Manitoba premier cites high debt load, uncertainty for workforce cuts

Has rejected demands from unions, opposition parties, pundits and some economists to maintain public-sector jobs.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 5, 2019  

Bank CEOs signal slower growth ahead amid trade tensions

CIBC chief said negative interest rates are an issue and questions loom about how trade wars will unfold.

News Government Economy General
April 2, 2019  

Poloz says stimulative rates needed for temporary soft patch

The central bank left its interest rate unchanged last month.

News Government Economy
March 6, 2019  

Bank of Canada’s interest rate decision helps utilities and telecom sectors

The BoC decided not to increase interest rates.

News Government Economy
December 5, 2018  

Central bank holds rate amid oil slump; casts doubt on future hikes

The rate remains at 1.75 per cent; the BoC has been on a gradual rate-hiking path.

News Government Economy General
October 24, 2018  

Bank of Canada raises rate, signals future hikes could arrive sooner

The rate is now higher than it’s been in about a decade.

News Government Economy
September 26, 2018  

US Fed raises rates for 3rd time this year with 1 more expected

Fed may be signalling its resolve to keep raising rates.

News Government Economy General
September 18, 2018  

Net worth rising but higher debt stings Canadian consumers: analysis

Household debt has been identified as key vulnerability.

News Government Economy
July 30, 2018  

Trump officials predict sustained growth in the US economy

US experienced a 4.1 per cent annual growth rate in Q2 2018, but economists warn it’s unsustainable.

News Government Economy General
July 11, 2018  

Bank of Canada raises rate, predicts economic resilience despite trade risks

The rate hasn’t been this high since December 2008.

News Government Economy
July 9, 2018  

Bank of Canada widely expected to get back on its rate hiking path

Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz hasn’t touched the rate since he increased it in January, a move that followed increases last year in September and July.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 27, 2018  

Trade dispute to figure prominently in central bank’s rate decision: Poloz

Projections will include fallout from US steel and aluminum tariffs as well as retaliatory measures by Canada and others.

News Government General
May 30, 2018  

Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 1.25%

Next scheduled rate decision set for July 11.

News Manufacturing General
January 16, 2018  

US lawsuit alleges 6 Canadian banks manipulated an interest rate benchmark

BMO, Bank of Nova Scotia, CIBC, National Bank of Canada, Royal Bank of Canada, TD named in the action.