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What to watch at COP26

Climate change commitments offer investing opportunities

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BoC keeps key rate on hold, ends quantitative easing

Inflation appears stronger than expected, the central bank said

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Canadian parents gave kids $10 billion for homes over past year, report says

Larger gifts are contributing to higher prices and wealth inequality, CIBC says

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Powell says inflation risks rising, but Fed can be ‘patient’

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell expects that inflation will remain elevated well into next year

Businessmen are skeptical looking at stock market charts.

Weak data drives Q3 forecast down: Scotia

Choppy data may prompt caution from the Bank of Canada next week

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Investors watching for clues about monetary path

Weaker GDP data and higher inflation have muddled the picture

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Supply issues persist, but other commodity supports fading: Fitch

Supply issues plus several other global macro factors have contributed to commodity strength

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U.S. budget deficit hits $2.77 trillion in 2021

The figure is the second-highest on record but an improvement over 2020

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Workers who resist vaccine mandates may not be eligible for EI: feds

Employment and Social Development Canada has issued a notice to employers enforcing vaccine mandates

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Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 2.1% in August

Data estimates suggest, however, that sales may have fallen back in September

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With hours before deadline, Liberals reshape pandemic aid to businesses, workers

Support will target still-hurting sectors of the economy

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Fixed income investors may need to look beyond sovereigns and investment-grade corporates

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Ontario set to release fall economic statement in early November

The recent throne speech said recovery from the pandemic will be fuelled by growth, not spending cuts or tax hikes

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Federal Reserve survey finds economy facing supply chain, other drags

The overall outlook for near-term economic activity remained positive

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Annual inflation rate hits 4.4% in September

The pace of rising prices hit its highest level since February 2003

Canadian consumers may sit on their savings after all: CIBC

High debt levels and rising rates may keep consumers on the sidelines

Risks mount in China, from Evergrande to trade

Property risks may be controllable, but concerns regarding U.S.-China trade grow

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Offshore havens may be stung by global tax deal: Moody’s

Global minimum tax could hurt low-tax emerging markets

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Businesses see higher inflation, wages and job changes, Bank of Canada reports

Consumers say they expect inflation to slow once the pandemic ends

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GDP forecast dims on softer wholesale activity in August

Scotiabank's quarterly GDP forecasting model edged lower for the third quarter

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Canada’s remarkable job market recovery

Labour market gains could lead to the Bank of Canada reigning in monetary policy, an NBF report suggests

White House plans to address economic risk of climate change

The Biden administration has issued a report with plans to protect the financial, insurance and housing markets

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Trudeau announces date for recall of Parliament

Extended paid sick leave and housing affordability are among early priorities for the new government

Home sales post first month-over-month increase since March: CREA

Fifteen of the 26 markets CREA tracks saw a rise in sales in September

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Resilient shoppers push U.S. retail sales up 0.7%

Americans continued to spend at a solid clip in September even while facing some sticker shock