Posts tagged ‘Mortgage Rates’
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 September 9, 2019
Last week the Bank of Canada (BoC) left its policy rate unchanged, at 1.75%, as the consensus expected, but it also surprised market watchers by maintaining policy-rate language that gave no hint of rate cuts to come.
Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for August 19, 2019
Global bond yields continued to plummet last week and Denmark launched the first negative interest rate mortgage. In today’s post I explain how this will likely impact the Bank of Canada’s thinking.
Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for April 4, 2011
Introducing Integrated Mortgage Planners’ New Monday Morning Interest Rate Update (April 4, 2011)
Last Updated on December 14th, 2018
Conservative borrowers who prefer fixed rates almost always choose a five-year term. In today’s environment, I think there’s a much better deal to be had, even if no one is talking about it. In today’s post, I make my case.
Last Updated on November 10th, 2017
Should you choose a fixed or variable rate mortgage? After having spent the last decade listening to experts opine on this question I know the one person you should ask. Who? The answer may surprise you.