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Social risks rise alongside inflation: Moody’s

Countries in the Middle East and Africa face unrest amid rising food, energy costs

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Conservative debate: Poilievre promises to fire Macklem

The leadership candidate took aim at the central bank's role in rising inflation

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Chinese lockdowns stoke supply chain struggles

Port activity drops, adding to inflation woes, Fitch says

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OECD job markets still gaining strength

Two-thirds of OECD countries have now improved on pre-pandemic jobless rates

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Market volatility weighs on sustainable bond activity

Moody's says new issuance now looks flat amid war, inflation, rate hikes

Inflation

U.S. inflation hit 8.3% last month but slows from 40-year high

Grocery prices up 10.8%, steak is “almost out of the question”

Financial technology(fintech) and world economy

Growth trends remain mostly stable, OECD says

Leading indicators point to stable growth in most countries, but not in Europe

  • By: Staff
  • May 10, 2022 May 10, 2022
  • 13:48
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Central banks will win inflation fight: Moody’s

Inflation-targeting policies have been successful until recently

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Inflation, Ukraine overtake Covid as biggest threats to financial system, Fed says

The observations came in the Fed's semiannual Financial Stability Report

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BoC overreach poses threat to housing market

CIBC's Tal thinks the market can adjust without a correction

Canadian money

When fear spikes, Canadians still turn to physical cash

Cash persists even with digital dollars on the horizon, RBC says

  • May 9, 2022 May 9, 2022
  • 13:59
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U.S. added 428,000 jobs in April despite surging inflation

As the Fed's rate hikes take effect, they will make it increasingly expensive to spend and hire

Family plays

Fewer home bids easing competition for some, but prices still high: brokers

Some buyers are feeling nervous to wade into the market in case conditions quickly change

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April jobless rate drops to another new low as economy adds 15K jobs: StatCan

Latest data will do nothing to dissuade BoC from tightening path, BMO's Porter says

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Income falls even as GDP rises: OECD

Canada is weakest among the G7 in the fourth quarter, as pandemic supports shrink

The Bank of England.

BoE raises key rate to highest level in 13 years

Soaring consumer prices in the U.K. are fuelling a cost-of-living crisis

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OECD sees inflation surge continue

Several countries see double digit inflation as energy prices spike

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Fed raises key rate by a half point in bid to tame inflation

The central bank also announced that it will start reducing its $9-trillion balance sheet

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April’s home sales down 41% from last year, 27% since March: Toronto realty board

Annual pace of home price growth ‘will moderate in the coming months’

Banks

Intensity and persistence of supply chain disruptions surprised Bank of Canada

Deputy governor Carolyn Rogers said a clear view of the future has been hard to come by over the last two years

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Global M&A perks up in April: Refinitiv

Deal value jumped 23% last month as activity rose in all regions

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China’s growth weakens as lockdowns bite: Fitch

Rating agency cuts GDP growth forecast due to pandemic measures

  • By: Staff
  • May 3, 2022 May 3, 2022
  • 12:33
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Our more resilient, more expensive future

Reshaping the global economy will make supply chains more secure and more costly, NBF says

  • By: Staff
  • May 2, 2022 May 2, 2022
  • 15:16

Inflation hits record high of 7.5% in countries using euro

Reasons include supply bottlenecks, 38% rise in energy prices

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Executive moves this week

Appointments were made at two of the Big Six banks; AIMCo hires its first CTO

  • By: Katie Keir
  • April 29, 2022 April 29, 2022
  • 15:09