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Dollar collage

China, central bank digital currencies may chip away at dollar’s dominance: TD

Global preeminence of the U.S. dollar facing multiple challengers

Stormy market conditions

Financial stability still shaky: ECB

Markets, investment funds remain vulnerable to rising stress

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Economy continues to outperform, raising odds of rate hike next week

Statistics Canada reports real gross domestic product grew at annualized rate of 3.1% in Q1

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Consumer confidence declines again in May, particularly for older Americans

It's the fourth time in five months that overall U.S. consumer confidence has declined


Economy’s resilience raises risk of further rate tightening

High inflation remains the top issue for businesses, survey finds

  • By: Staff
  • May 29, 2023 May 29, 2023
  • 13:28
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StatsCan report casts doubt on claims of widespread labour shortage

Analysis finds there are no labour shortages for jobs that require high levels of education

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Federal government posts $41.3 billion deficit for 2022-23 fiscal year

Debt charge rose 42% from 2021-22 because of rate hikes, revenues up 8.6%

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U.K.’s Treasury chief accepts that recession may be necessary to get inflation down

“We have to support the Bank of England” in “difficult decisions,” Jeremy Hunt tells Sky News

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A measure of inflation that is closely tracked by the Federal Reserve increased in April

Inflation “too sticky,” BoA analyst says as new data show prices increased 4.4% year over year

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Prince Edward Island government forecasts $98 million deficit in annual budget

Housing is one of the provincial government’s three priorities

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Global house prices see first post-crisis drop

Canada, Germany and Australia lead decline in real prices, BIS reports

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Threat of U.S. credit downgrade looms over debt ceiling talks

The stakes are growing in the standoff in Washington over raising the nation's debt limit

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U.S. economic growth for Q1 revised up to a still tepid 1.3% annual rate

Despite the first-quarter slowdown, consumer spending reflected confidence

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A June pause in rate hikes would be a close call for Fed officials, minutes of last meeting show

Powell and other officials have signalled in the past week that they're likely to support a pause

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Canada leads the way for young investors

Almost half of Canadian Gen-Z investors are confident in their ability to reach their financial goals

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U.K. inflation falls to lowest level in over a year but food prices keep decline in check

Inflation falls to 8.7% largely because last year's energy spike has dropped out of the annual comparison

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Upstream price pressures ease: StatsCan

National Banks says BoC can be patient while input cost easing plays out

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Federal Reserve Chair Powell hints at a pause in rate hikes when central bank meets next month

Bank failures may cause lending reduction but inflation remains well above 2% target

House bubble

Household debt growth slowing: StatsCan

Non-mortgage debt ground to a halt in March while mortgage growth was stable

  • By: Staff
  • May 19, 2023 May 19, 2023
  • 14:58
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Canada facing affordability crisis in housing

CIBC’s deputy chief economist says we need to change how we think about renting

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Statistics Canada reports retail sales down 1.4% in March, but core sales up 0.3%

Sales at gasoline stations and fuel vendors dropped 3.9%

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Jobless benefits sit at record low: StatsCan

Labour market remains tight, with unemployment and EI numbers at all-time lows

  • By: Staff
  • May 18, 2023 May 18, 2023
  • 14:11
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Hike? Pause? Fed officials are split about next move

Stubbornness of high inflation divides Federal Reserve on managing interest rates

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BoC highlights risk of bank sector stresses, high household debt

Transition to higher interest rates creates risk, the central bank governor said

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OTC derivatives rose along with rates: BIS

Rising rates, benchmark reform, commodity prices all affected activity