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Slowing economic momentum could prompt rate cut

Investors shouldn't become complacent, CIBC report cautions

U.S.-China trade deal eases tensions — for now

Fitch Ratings warns the recently signed “phase one” deal doesn’t end the trade war

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HELOC borrowing drops in November

Home equity lines of credit haven't rebounded with the housing market, a Scotiabank report says

  • By: Staff
  • January 16, 2020 January 16, 2020
  • 13:56
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U.S. retail sales rose 0.3% in December

Low unemployment rates fuelled consumer confidence

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CEOs need to grow profits soon

Wall Street analysts expect the profits of S&P 500 companies to continue falling

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Fed strikes hopeful tone for economic outlook

The U.S. central bank's first 2020 beige book predicts conditions will be "modestly favourable across the nation"

  • By: Katie Keir
  • January 15, 2020 January 15, 2020
  • 17:02
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Longevity gains go to wealthy, educated Canadians, StatsCan says

Education- and income-related disparities in life and health expectancy persist and may be growing

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Canadian entrepreneurs upbeat despite economic headwinds

Business confidence is down, however, finds BDC


Climate risks highlighted by Australian bushfires

Moody’s says more frequent disasters pose a long-term threat

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Household credit growth slows in November

The deceleration was led by slower growth in mortgage borrowing

  • By: Staff
  • January 14, 2020 January 14, 2020
  • 13:17
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Federal budget to focus on the environment: Morneau

The Liberals, reduced to a minority government in the October election, will need support from opposition parties to pass the budget

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Business confidence up except in Prairies: BoC survey

Foreign demand, particularly from the U.S., continued to lift exports

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OECD predicts stable growth for Canada

Data suggest economic growth is stabilizing in most advanced economies

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Canadian job market rebounds after November losses

The unemployment rate fell to 5.6% in December


U.S. adds 145,000 jobs, unemployment holds at 3.5%

The pace of annual average wage growth slowed in December to 2.9% from 3.3% a year ago

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Housing starts slowed in December

Analysts expected an annual rate of 210,000 for December

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BoC watching global trade impacts

The central bank will also be watching labour and housing markets, Poloz says

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Drop in housing starts in December: CMHC

Analysts, on average, had expected more activity

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World Bank’s global forecast includes risk warnings

Even emerging economies could struggle, with one-third of regions slowing

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Insolvencies drop in November

Year-over-year insolvency activity rises

Businessmen are skeptical looking at stock market charts.

Canadian equity market to outpace U.S. despite uncertianties

Bank economists share optimistic outlook

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Toronto sees a spike in home sales in December

The average home price also rose compared to the same period last year

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Climate, demographics will drive change in coming decade: report

A new economic report says the next decade in Canada will be shaped increasingly by the twin forces of climate change and demographic disruption from…

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B.C. announces change to tax grant that offsets property taxes

The decision follows a decline in housing prices in the province

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Likelihood of recession had ‘fallen noticeably’ in December: Fed

At their meeting last month, Federal Reserve officials said the U.S. economy was “showing resilience”