Posts from the ‘Monday Morning Interest Rate Updates’ Category

  • Federal Election Primer: Mortgage-Specific Proposals

    Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for September 13, 2021

    The Bank of Canada (BoC) held its policy rate steady last Wednesday and, as expected, refrained from materially altering its forward guidance in deference to our current federal election. Because the Bank effectively stood pat last week, in this week’s post I will offer my assessments of the mortgage-specific proposals being put forth by our […]

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  • The Bank of Canada’s Tough Spot

    Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for September 7, 2021

    The Bank of Canada (BoC) will be in a tough spot when it meets this week. Normally it would try to hold steady in the middle of a federal election so that its words and actions aren’t seen to be favouring one party over another. But normal left town when the pandemic arrived and hasn’t […]

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