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How trade tariffs could affect U.S. inflation, Fed

U.K. rate hike in doubt after weak inflation figures

Finding balance amid worldwide QE slowdown

U.S. housing starts tumble 12% in June

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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

U.S. consumer prices up just 0.2% in April

BoC raises 5-year mortgage rate to 5.34%

U.S. wholesale prices up slightly in April

Bank of England unlikely to raise rates on Thursday