Posts tagged ‘statistics Canada’
Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for February 8, 2021
Last month saw a spike in job losses, but Government of Canada bond yields rose anyway. Today’s post explains why.
Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for November 9, 2020
Last Friday Statistics Canada released its latest employment report and estimated that our economy added another 84,000 jobs in October. This result came in a little higher than the consensus forecast of 75,000 but well below the robust increases we saw in September (+378,000) and August (+246,000). The more jobs we recover, the slower the […]
Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for October 13, 2020
Our employment recovery continues at a much stronger pace than expected. Today’s post offers my take on how this may impact Canadian mortgage rates going forward.
Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for October 5, 2020
Today’s post offers five highlights from the latest Canadian GDP data, which were released by Statistics Canada last week.
Monday Morning Interest Rate Update for September 8, 2020
Here are five quick thoughts on the latest Canadian employment data and an update on what happened with mortgage rates last week.