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Home prices rose for fourth straight month in August

Price increases were highest in Halifax, Ottawa-Gatineau and Montreal

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Divided Fed makes second consecutive cut

Two officials preferred to keep rates unchanged and one argued for a bigger cut

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Low prices at the pumps slowed inflation in August

Inflation hit 1.9%, falling just short of expectations

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Federal government posts $14B deficit in 2018-19

The annual financial numbers haven't shown a surplus since 2006-07

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Canada’s population could double in 50 years: StatsCan

Aging is also a factor, with up to 30% of the population forecast to be age 65 or older by 2068

  • By: Staff
  • September 17, 2019 September 17, 2019
  • 12:20
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Green Party targets tax loopholes, bank profits as well as carbon emissions

The platform, released Monday, calls for changes to corporate taxes, capital gains and employee stock options

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CREA raises home sales forecast as mortgage rates fall

Home sales in August were up 5% compared with the same month last year

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Foreign investors continue to divest Canadian securities

In July, Canadian investors also added $12.5 billion worth of foreign securities

  • By: Staff
  • September 16, 2019 September 16, 2019
  • 11:15
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Income grew faster than debt in Q2

StatsCan reports slight decrease in household debt ratio

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OPEC mulls further production cut in December

International Energy Agency says competition for market share is getting tougher

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ECB cuts rates, restarts bond-buying program

The central bank announced new stimulus on Thursday

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Canada’s economy dependent on family businesses: report

Research shows family enterprises account for almost half of private sector GDP

  • By: Staff
  • September 11, 2019 September 11, 2019
  • 12:03
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Canadians’ wealth declines for first time since 2008

Investor Economics projects slower growth in household wealth over the next 10 years

  • By: Staff
  • September 10, 2019 September 10, 2019
  • 11:22
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Insolvencies increase in July

However, consumer bankruptcies fell year over year

  • By: Staff
  • September 5, 2019 September 5, 2019
  • 11:46
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Big bank CEOs talk lower rates, living in ‘unprecedented times’

The lenders remain confident they'll be able to adapt to the changing environment

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Bank of Canada holds rate as analysts eye possible October move

The central bank said the current level of policy stimulus remains "appropriate"

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Analysts watching for shift in tone from BoC on Wednesday

Governor Stephen Poloz is expected to hold the overnight interest rate at 1.75%

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OSFI sets out capital rules for first-time homebuyer mortgages

These mortgages are expected to have different default probabilities relative to traditional mortgages

  • By: Staff
  • September 3, 2019 September 3, 2019
  • 15:06
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Small biz sentiment recovers in July

Improved sentiment was widespread, but the outlook by industry was mixed

  • By: Staff
  • August 30, 2019 August 30, 2019
  • 12:20
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Canada’s Q2 growth strongest since 2017

StatsCan reports the economy grew by a surprising 3.7%

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Report warns of Trump’s ‘increasingly unpredictable rhetoric’

RBC Economics says frequent Twitter tirades stoke economic uncertainty

  • By: Staff
  • August 23, 2019 August 23, 2019
  • 16:54
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June retail sales essentially unchanged: StatsCan

Economists on average had expected a decline of 0.1%

Federal Reserve Building is the headquarter of the Federal Reserve System and 12 Federal Reserve Banks, Washington DC, USA

Fed officials divided over July rate cut, minutes reveal

Two officials argued for a half-percentage point cut, while others said there should be no cut at all

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Annual inflation rate hits 2% in July

Prices increased in all eight major categories

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Housing prices see smallest gains since 2009: report

The Housing Price Index increased by 0.4% over the past year

  • By: Staff
  • August 20, 2019 August 20, 2019
  • 13:00