6/28/2022 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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Inflation in Canada grew at a pace not seen since 1983, further increasing the likelihood of an “oversized” rate hike of 75 basis points at the Bank of ... More

What the latest inflation data means for the upcoming Bank of Canada rate decision

  6/26/2022 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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The possibility of a full-percentage point interest rate hike from the Bank of Canada at its July meeting is now firmly on the table following the latest inflation data for ... More

JPMorgan sees 'material risk' of full-point hike from Bank of Canada

  6/16/2022 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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Economists believe it's even more likely Macklem will have the confidence to increase the benchmark rate the same as U.S. bank authority.

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Bank of Canada likely to mirror 0.75 per cent Fed hike next month: economists

  6/14/2022 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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Bond yields surged to a fresh 14-year high this week, driving expectations that fixed rates are likely to continue rising.

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Bond yields soar higher, fixed mortgage rates expected to follow

  5/12/2022 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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The Big 6 banks have raised their expectations for Bank of Canada rate hikes, with most expecting another 125 to 150 basis points in tightening by the end of the year.

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The latest in mortgage news: BoC rate hike expectations grow

  5/9/2022 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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Following a jump in bond yields last week, lenders across the country once again bumped up their fixed mortgage rates.

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Lenders hike fixed rates yet again, closing in on 4.5%

  4/25/2022 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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Most of the country's big banks are now advertising special-offer 5-year fixed rates above 4%.

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Big Banks Raise 5-Year Fixed Rates Above 4%

  10/30/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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The Bank of Canada (BoC) announced today that it would keep the overnight rate at 1.75%.

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Bank of Canada announces interest rate decision

  9/4/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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The Bank of Canada resisted pressure from investors by declining to signal it will soon follow global peers in easing monetary policy.

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Bank of Canada reveals latest interest rate decision

  8/20/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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A slowing economy and growing trade tensions suggest a cut will happen more quickly than currently accounted for, Macquarie economist says.

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A Bank of Canada rate cut as early as September

  8/18/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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Negative mortgage interest rates offered in Denmark. How is it possible?

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The bank offering the world's first negative mortgage rate

  6/7/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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Spring is typically a busy time for home sales, so lenders are competing fiercely right now for new business — and that's adding up to record low rates for ... More

Canadian mortgage rates falling to their lowest level in 2 years

  5/29/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate.

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Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1.75 per cent

  5/27/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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The Bank of Canada will make its May interest rate decision Wednesday but it’s unlikely there will be a change according to a panel of experts.

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Interest rate cut now unlikely say economists

  5/21/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said he sees the slowdown in Canada’s economy as temporary and that interest rates will likely go up – he just doesn’t ... More

Poloz expects rates to rise 'a bit' but unsure on timing

  5/1/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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The latest reading of Canada’s economy brings both good and bad news for the housing market.

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Latest stats make interest rate hikes highly unlikely in 2019

  3/15/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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The Bank of Canada will likely hold off raising interest rates through all of 2020, and could even cut rates later this year, according to TD Securities’ senior rates ... More

Bank of Canada to hold interest rates through 2020: TD Securities

  3/6/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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The Bank of Canada (BoC) is keeping its key interest rate target on hold at 1.75 per cent on Wednesday, citing concerns about the global economy and Canada’s own recent ... More

Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1.75%

  2/25/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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The Bank of Canada began raising its key overnight lending rate in July 2017 and it’s now at the highest level in a decade. Accustomed to historically low and even ... More

Why Canadians are suffering a bankruptcy spike

  2/22/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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Stephen Poloz says the upward path for interest rates is 'uncertain'.

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Interest rates low enough to stimulate economy: BoC

  1/16/2019 | Posted in Interest Rates by James Tracy
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What the Bank of Canada's decision to hold its key rate means for borrowers and savers.

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Poloz buys borrowers more time but punishes savers

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