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U.S. retail sales in June point to consumer optimism

What to expect from the Fed in 2019

Effects for clients as interest rates rise

Why to expect a ‘dovish hike’ from BoC

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Put rate hikes into context for savers and borrowers

Annual inflation cools, but BoC core measure above 2%

BoC suggests how to lift Canada’s growth prospects

Amid competition, TD lowers five-year variable mortgage rate

Strong U.S. retail sales suggest consumers could drive growth

Where to find higher real yields

Tax on multimillion-dollar B.C. homes sparks debate

BoC’s Wilkins touts diversity as way to avoid policy ‘echo chamber’

Unemployment steady at 5.8% as wage growth reaches six-year high

U.S. government ran US$214B surplus in April