Posts tagged ‘fixed mortgage rates’
Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for January 27, 2020
The Bank of Canada offered a decidedly more cautious outlook last week. Government of Canada bond yields fell in response and five-year fixed rates started dropping shortly thereafter.
Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for December 2, 2019
Last week’s GDP data came in lower than the Bank of Canada expected but I don’t think that will cause the Bank to cut its policy rate when it meets this week.
Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for November 25, 2019
Last week we learned that overall inflation rose by 1.9% on a year-over-year basis in October.
The consensus believes that at-target inflation will prevent the Bank of Canada from cutting its policy rate in the near future, but I don’t think it should.
Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for November 18, 2019
The Bank of Canada’s reluctance to cut its policy rate has caused the Loonie to appreciate against other currencies, creating a headwind that has hurt our export sales. The cost of its continued inaction is growing.
Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for November 4, 2019
Today’s post offers my take on how the Bank of Canada’s latest Monetary Policy Report and accompanying policy statement will impact Canadian mortgage rates.