Bank of Canada reviews effect on wealth, income distribution: Wilkens
Also testing other frameworks related to monetary policy to see how they fare in good economic times and bad.
Trade liberalization making life difficult for central bankers: Poloz
Can impact economic models and decision-making processes, BoC governor says.
Bank of Canada names Sylvain Leduc new deputy governor
Leduc will join the governing council, which is responsible for monetary policy and financial system stability decisions.
Interest rate shouldn’t be seen as main tool for financial stability
Central bank suggests curbing debt and fiscal stimulus are tools that should be used alongside monetary policy.
Bank of Canada surveying Canadians’ expectations for inflation, job market
Survey expected to fill a gap in the bank’s existing information sources and analyze issues related to the health of the labour market.
BoC looks to innovate as conventional monetary policy ‘stretched’
Three-year plan will explore lessons learned since the financial crisis and brace for turbulence that may lie ahead.
Rate cut highlights economic challenges
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TD’s chief economist to join C.D. Howe Institute
Craig Alexander will become the think-tank’s vice-president for economic analysis in September.
As Poloz readies his first BoC statement, focus turns to where he stands
Poloz has studiously avoided giving even a hint of his stance on interest rates since taking over for Mark Carney.
G20 finance officials decry lack of global growth
But remain split on best approach to stimulate global economy.
Canada vulnerable to currency manipulation: Carney
BoC governor says manipulating the loonie would work only in the short term.
IMF, World Bank chiefs urge work on sustainable growth
A reduction in debt need over the medium term.
Expect continued low interest rates as global economy ties Carney’s hands
Private sector economists suggests Canada’s low interest rates are here to stay.