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Don’t bump up equity exposure—for now

Be prepared for an “increasingly volatile bull market”

  • By: Sharon Ho
  • April 26, 2018 September 12, 2018
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ECB leaves rates unchanged despite strong 2017 growth

The central bank is sizing up conflicting signs about how well the economy is doing

China’s latest appeal to the U.S. over trade tensions

China appealed to Washington on Thursday to avoid damaging business confidence following a report from The Wall Street Journal

Story behind spiking oil prices, greenback appreciation: report

Plus, outlooks for oil, the U.S. dollar and loonie

  • By: Staff
  • April 26, 2018 April 26, 2018
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Canada’s debt-to-income ratio will stabilize: BoC’s Wilkins

For advisors serving clients with household debt problems, the Bank of Canada offered some reassuring news Monday. Speaking before a parliamentary committee, senior deputy governor…

February wholesale numbers disappoint

Wholesale sales declined 0.8% to $62.8 billion in February, reports StatsCan. That’s the largest downward movement and the second monthly drop since September 2017, and…

  • By: Staff
  • April 23, 2018 April 23, 2018
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Big banks weigh in on inflation, bonds, rate hikes

May's rate announcement remains live, says one economist

  • By: Staff
  • April 23, 2018 April 23, 2018
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Gas and air ticket prices help push Canada’s inflation rate to 2.3%

The country’s annual inflation rate continued creeping higher last month to hit 2.3%, Statistics Canada said Friday. The March figure shows the pace of inflation…

How to rise above rising rates

Rising U.S. yields, stabilizing emerging markets and diverging global monetary policies present opportunities for investors

Canadians spent more in Q1, year over year. Here’s where.

Credit card spending rose faster than debit spending, and more findings

  • By: Staff
  • April 19, 2018 April 19, 2018
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Canada among OECD’s cleanest countries: Fraser Institute study

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  • By: Staff
  • April 19, 2018 April 19, 2018
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BoC holds key rate, cites moderate growth

The Bank of Canada (BoC) today maintained its target rate at 1.25%.

  • By: Staff
  • April 18, 2018 April 18, 2018
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What to expect from BoC announcement

Also, a look at why central banks won't rock the boat this year

  • By: Katie Keir
  • April 17, 2018 September 12, 2018
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Value of Canada’s M&A activity dropped in Q1 2018

The value of mergers and acquisitions in Canada fell 52.6% year over year during Q1 2018, says a report by Mergermarket. A total of 137…

  • By: Staff
  • April 17, 2018 April 17, 2018
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Ripple, not bitcoin, set to convert crypto cynics: deVere CEO

Ripple, a cryptocurrency and settlement system, experienced a spike last week, nudging it toward the important $0.7000 level against the U.S. dollar. Read: How blockchain…

Clients need your help as rates rise

The Bank of Canada has raised its key interest rate target three times since last summer, resulting in the big banks raising prime lending rates.…

  • By: Staff
  • April 16, 2018 April 16, 2018
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Canadian home sales dip, as year-over-year prices also cool

CREA and Royal LePage data reveal housing trends

The story behind Canada’s labour market trends

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  • By: Staff
  • April 13, 2018 April 13, 2018
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Latest inflation data will give BoC ‘headaches’ next week: National Bank

BoC news, and other indicators to watch in the coming week

  • By: Staff
  • April 13, 2018 April 13, 2018
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Snapshot: U.S. economic data

We’ve aggregated snapshots of the U.S. economy into a few simple clicks.

  • By: Staff
  • April 12, 2018 August 21, 2018
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Snapshot: Canadian economic data

Get all the latest information on key economic data–from GDP to employment to trade data–from Statistics Canada here. Find Bank of Canada’s quarterly Monetary Policy…

Snapshot: International economic data

We’ve aggregated snapshots of the worldwide economy into a few simple clicks.

  • By: Staff
  • April 12, 2018 August 21, 2018
  • 12:31

Real asset outlook as U.S. rates rise

How short-term and long-term interest rates are affecting the real asset space

  • By: Katie Keir
  • April 12, 2018 September 12, 2018
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Brexit bumps provide opportunity

Where to look in the U.K. for portfolio ideas

  • By: Katie Keir
  • April 10, 2018 September 12, 2018
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