Scotiabank CEO downplays concerns raised over Canadian debt levels
Porter says IMF should look at the “other side of the balance sheet” which has kept pace or outgrown the size of the debt.
We can handle the risks if NAFTA terminates: BMO
Bank report estimates a net reduction of between 0.7% and 1% over a five-year period in real GDP.
Light trucks power March new vehicle sales to record of 187,000
Well on the way to setting another annual record: BMO chief economist.
Canadian economy contracts in February
First monthly decline since September, manufacturing output slips.
4% of business owners say lower loonie is no big deal: BMO
Only 27% cite a benefit from a weaker dollar, 18% are worse off.
IMF eyes elevating loonie to elite global reserve currencies
Could put more upward pressure on the dollar.
Bright spots in July’s dim jobs report: TD
Still adding full-time jobs monthly despite economic concerns.
Private companies hot on growth, despite slump
The threat of a global economic slump hasn’t cooled the confidence of Canadian private companies, according to global consulting company PwC’s insights survey; in fact, they’re hotter than ever for growth and expansion.