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  1. The Bank of Canada interest rate decision shows Sunny Steven is back

    Macleans.ca - Finance 05.24 / 21:42 www.macleans.ca
    Stephen Poloz is still concerned about trade and housing, but the era of low-for-longer interest rates is nearing its end The post The Bank of Canada interest rate decision shows Sunny Steven is back appeared first on…
  2. Fed officials appear ready for another interest rate hike and are considering how to reduce assets

    Burbankleader.com - California 05.24 / 19:30 burbankleader.com
    Most Federal Reserve monetary policymakers indicated they were ready for another small interest rate hike -- perhaps as soon as next month -- if economic data strengthened as expected following a weak winter, according to an account released Wednesday of their most recent meeting.Fed officials also considered a plan to start reducing the $4.5 trillion in Treasury and mortgage securities and other assets the…
  3. Economic Stability 2016: Financial Leaders Urge Normalized Behavior As Fed Looks At Interest Rate Hike

    IBTimes - Finance 05.24 / 19:29 ibtimes.com
    Central banking authorities should not be afraid to return to normalized behavior in 2016, the Bank for International Settlements said Sunday in its quarterly report. As new jobs are created in the U.S. and the market becomes more shock absorbent, the BIS analysis urged a return to…
  4. Fed officials appear ready for another interest rate hike and are considering how to reduce assets

    LATimes-Golf 05.24 / 19:26 latimes.com
    Most Federal Reserve monetary policymakers indicated they were ready for another small interest rate hike -- perhaps as soon as next month -- if economic data strengthened as expected following a weak winter, according to an account released Wednesday of their most recent meeting.Fed officials also considered a plan to start reducing the $4.5 trillion in Treasury and mortgage securities and other assets the…
  5. Fed officials appear ready for another interest rate hike and are considering how to reduce assets

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 05.24 / 19:26 latimes.com
    Most Federal Reserve monetary policymakers indicated they were ready for another small interest rate hike -- perhaps as soon as next month -- if economic data strengthened as expected following a weak winter, according to an account released Wednesday of their most recent meeting.Fed officials also considered a plan to start reducing the $4.5 trillion in Treasury and mortgage securities and other assets the…
  6. No Surprise: Bank Leaves Interest Rate Untouched

    As universally expected, the Bank of Canada is maintaining its target overnight rate at 0.5 per cent. It’s been at this level since mid-2015, so in other words, this is the 15th consecutive meeting where rates have remained unchanged. In its accompanying statement, the Bank says there are still several key reasons for keeping rates at near historic lows... Continue reading » The post No Surprise: Bank Leaves Interest Rate Untouched appeared first on M…
  7. Bank of Canada holds key interest rate at 0.5 per cent

    Barrie.ctvnews.ca - Ontario 05.24 / 16:03 barrie.ctvnews.ca
    The Bank of Canada is sticking with its trendsetting interest rate of 0.5 per cent, saying uncertainties continue to overshadow the economy's stronger-than-expected start to the…
  8. Bank Of Canada Holds 0.5% Interest Rate As Uncertainty Trumps 'Very Strong Growth'

    OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is sticking with its trendsetting interest rate of 0.5 per cent, saying uncertainties continue to overshadow the economy's stronger-than-expected start to the year. In explaining its decision Wednesday to hold the rate, the central bank once again highlighted weak wage growth and the softening rate for underlying inflation as examples the economy still has room for improvement. The bank's scheduled rate announcement comes after it raised its 2017 growth p…
  9. Bank Of Canada Holds 0.5% Interest Rate As Uncertainty Trumps 'Very Strong Growth'

    Huffingtonpost.ca - Business 05.24 / 15:07 www.huffingtonpost.ca
    OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is sticking with its trendsetting interest rate of 0.5 per cent, saying uncertainties continue to overshadow the economy's stronger-than-expected start to the year. In explaining its decision Wednesday to hold the rate, the central bank once again highlighted weak wage growth and the softening rate for underlying inflation as examples the economy still has room for improvement. The bank's scheduled rate announcement comes after it raised its 2017 growth p…
  10. Bank of Canada holds key interest rate at 0.5 per cent

    Toronto.ctvnews.ca - Ontario 05.24 / 14:48 toronto.ctvnews.ca
    The Bank of Canada is sticking with its trendsetting interest rate of 0.5 per cent, saying uncertainties continue to overshadow the economy's stronger-than-expected start to the…
  11. Canadian Homeowners Would Be Screwed By 1% Interest Rate Hike: Poll

    TORONTO — Nearly three quarters of Canadian homeowners say they would have difficulty paying their mortgage if their payments were to increase by more than 10 per cent, says a new survey by Manulife Bank. Thirty-eight per cent of those polled say their mortgage bills could rise between one to five per cent before they would have financial difficulty; 20 per cent say they could sustain an increase in payments between six to 10 per cent before having trouble; and 14 per cent say any hike w…
  12. Bank of Canada holds key interest rate at 0.5 per cent

    Cp24.com - Canada 05.24 / 14:25 www.cp24.com
    The Bank of Canada is sticking with its trendsetting interest rate of 0.5 per cent, saying uncertainties continue to overshadow the economy's stronger-than-expected start to the…
  13. Bank holds interest rate steady in face of uncertainty

    Thestar.com - Business 05.24 / 14:24 www.thestar.com
    The Bank of Canada is keeping its benchmark interest rate at 0.5 per…
  14. Canadian Homeowners Would Be Screwed By 1% Interest Rate Hike: Poll

    Huffingtonpost.ca - Business 05.24 / 13:35 www.huffingtonpost.ca
    TORONTO — Nearly three quarters of Canadian homeowners say they would have difficulty paying their mortgage if their payments were to increase by more than 10 per cent, says a new survey by Manulife Bank. Thirty-eight per cent of those polled say their mortgage bills could rise between one to five per cent before they would have financial difficulty; 20 per cent say they could sustain an increase in payments between six to 10 per cent before having trouble; and 14 per cent say any hike w…
  15. Bank of Canada expected to stick with interest rate despite strong economy

    Calgary.ctvnews.ca - Alberta 05.24 / 10:57 calgary.ctvnews.ca
    The Bank of Canada is expected to stick with its benchmark interest rate today even though the economy is off to a stronger-than-expected start in…
  16. OPD Board Votes To Reprice Debt Now Before Interest Rates Rise

    Mvprogress.com - Logandale 05.24 / 10:02 mvprogress.com
    The Overton Power District (OPD) Board of Directors voted unanimously last week to restructure $3.7 million in…
  17. There’s a clear and present danger in keeping interest rates extremely low

    Irishexaminer.com - Business 05.23 / 22:07 www.irishexaminer.com
    Inflation targeting has become the favoured policy framework of virtually all the main central banks in the past couple of…
  18. Home search: Twentysomethings know that interest rates won't stay low forever

    Straight.com - Georgia 05.23 / 22:01 www.straight.com
    Carla Kadi, 22, estimates that she and her 25,-year-old boyfriend will need to set aside about $2,250 per month to afford a condo in Lynn…
  19. Most homeowners at risk if record low interest rates reverse course: survey

    Kitchener.ctvnews.ca - Ontario 05.23 / 16:43 kitchener.ctvnews.ca
    Nearly three quarters of Canadian homeowners say they would have difficulty paying their mortgage if their payments were to increase by more than 10 per cent, says a new survey by Manulife…