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How about some good news on inflation?

BMO, RBC: broad commodity price decline points to easing inflationary pressure

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As financial conditions tighten, insolvencies rise

After plunging during the pandemic, signs of financial distress are resurfacing

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Inflation hitting real incomes, OECD reports

Canada was a G7 outlier, as rising wages bolstered household incomes

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SRO oversight of U.S. prop traders a positive: Moody’s

SEC proposal to narrow FINRA exemption should benefit brokers

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Trade surplus gets energy boost in June: StatsCan

Goods surplus remains elevated as exports and imports rise

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Are food prices peaking?

Grain supply improvements, strong U.S. dollar mean agricultural commodities should cost less in 2023, Fitch says

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Credit unions benefit from higher rates, but risks loom: report

Loan books dominated by residential mortgages are vulnerable to a market downturn, DBRS says

Inflation written newspaper

Global inflation hits double digits: OECD

Surging food and energy prices drive inflation to new heights

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After July rebound, market outlook is still uncertain

Investors got some relief last month but plenty of risks remain

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Europe faces rising stagflation risk: Moody’s

Ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict raises risks for growth and inflation

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Cross-border bank activity jumps in Q1: BIS

Tighter financial conditions to hit emerging markets in second half

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Financial sector credit outlook dims amid uncertainty

Risks tilted to the downside, even as positive rating action outpaced negative in Q2

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Canada could lower taxes and remain fiscally viable, says PBO

Report from the parliamentary budget officer also finds that Canada’s debt level is sustainable over the long term

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Labour demand hits record high: StatsCan

Payroll employment dipped as job vacancies remain high

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Costs of climate change evident in Europe: Moody’s

Wildfires and drought mean higher costs, lower revenues and social risks for governments

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Green bonds bounce back in Q2

Sustainable issuance held up amid heightened market volatility, Moody's ESG says

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Income inequality rises following recessions: BoC

During economic downturns, the incomes of low earners were particularly hard hit and didn't recover, research finds

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U.S. GDP shrinks for second straight quarter

Even with the economy recording a second straight quarter of negative GDP, many economists do not regard it as constituting a recession

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Class actions steady, even as losses soar

SPACs, crypto, Covid-19 filings rise in first half, Cornerstone Research finds

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Canadian pension returns down 14.5% in first half

Average Canadian defined-benefit plan tracked by Northern Trust contracted 8.8% in Q2

  • By: IE Staff
  • July 27, 2022 July 27, 2022
  • 13:27
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Stretched households stressed by rising rates, DBRS warns

Banks likely to build loan-loss provisions as economic uncertainty grows

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Consumer confidence in U.S. slides for third straight month

High inflation contributed to consumer anxiety

  • By: Matt Ott
  • July 26, 2022 July 26, 2022
  • 14:46
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Mutual fund, ETF sales turned negative in June: IFIC

Mutual funds saw $3.5 billion in net redemptions for the first half of 2022, but ETFs are still positive

Panning for gold

Study finds crypto is ‘fool’s gold’ when it comes to hedging

Researchers examined the correlation between Bitcoin, gold and the S&P 500 in the past five downturns

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Moody’s cuts U.S. GDP forecast

Fed's inflation fight to hit spending, investment