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Fed watchers seek hints about rate hikes beyond 2018

Trade tensions weigh on rates outlook

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What an increase in wholesale sales means for GDP

July's data beat expectations

  • September 24, 2018 September 24, 2018
  • 11:15
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Fed rate, Canadian GDP numbers coming this week

What to watch for

  • By: Staff
  • September 21, 2018 September 24, 2018
  • 16:25
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Ontario finance minister projects $15B deficit

``The hole is deep and it will require everyone to make sacrifices without exception,'' Fedeli said

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Case for interest rate hike builds as underlying inflation measures rise

But a wild card remains in play

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Mackenzie and Quadrus to merge seven mutual funds

Mergers would take effect next year

  • By: Staff
  • September 21, 2018 September 21, 2018
  • 14:30
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Despite likelihood of NAFTA deal, BMO head worried about trade

Darryl White doesn't have one specific ask for Bill Morneau

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Where rates are headed—and how fast

Achieving a neutral policy rate of 2.5% to 3.5% will be a slow process

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‘Zombie’ firms dragging down productivity: Deloitte

About 16% of Canadian public companies fit into the OECD's category, a new study says

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Canadians’ net worth rising but so are debt levels

Clients with large mortgages could be challenged as rates rise


Portfolio effects of changing monetary policy

Lower economic growth and returns, alongside heightened volatility, could be on tap

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Canadian home sales rise nearly 1% in August: CREA

Statistics released Monday by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show a small increase in national home sales in August, but the housing market continues…

  • By: Staff
  • September 17, 2018 September 17, 2018
  • 13:53
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Canadian inflation and retail data coming this week

What to look for in the week ahead

  • By: Staff
  • September 14, 2018 September 14, 2018
  • 16:44
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U.S retail sales see modest rise in August after strong July

Rise was the smallest increase in six months

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Household debt rose slightly in Q2

The ratio was up from the first quarter but lower than the same period last year

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U.S. consumer prices rise 2.7% in August

Despite the monthly gain, annual inflation softened from the 2.9% pace

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Feds face calls for lower taxes to improve competitiveness

Various reports make the case but the government may prefer targeted measures

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Eurozone industrial activity falls in July, but growth outlook remains solid

A new RBC outlook report forecasts global growth for 2018 and 2019

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Brexit deal with EU ‘doable’ in two months: UK Treasury chief

Carney will delay his BoE departure to January 2020 to help navigate Brexit

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Canada needs clearer foreign investment rules to boost competitiveness: CIBC CEO

Canada should match a U.S. policy that allows companies to write off capital investments

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August housing starts fall below expectations

Pace of starts slowed in August when compared with July

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What happened to synchronized global growth?

Some areas of the world are growing much faster than others

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U.S. adds 201K jobs in August as unemployment rate holds

Sign of confidence that consumers and businesses will keep spending

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‘Noisy’ Canadian jobs numbers offer mixed results

August data revealed even more turbulence in the month-to-month numbers

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Selling price of GTA homes rose 4.7% in August

August marked the third month of year-over-year sales growth for the GTA