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Central bank signals more hikes likely over time

Firms expect faster sales growth

The recent free trade deal with Europe and an agreement to help reduce barriers to interprovincial trade are encouraging examples to help firms grow

The Bank of Canada’s decisions have become “particularly” data-dependent, the central bank governor says

The central bank is also keeping close tabs on the rise in protectionist sentiment in some parts of the world and what it might mean for the Canadian economy

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 18, 2017 December 14, 2017
  • 14:45

Last week’s announcement caught many analysts by surprise

Canada’s economy surges on 4.5% GDP growth in Q2

The increasingly robust economy shows it no longer needs as much stimulus, central bank says

The award will be combined with an offer of permanent employment at the central bank

Canada’s economy surges on 4.5% GDP growth in Q2

This is the central bank’s first interest rate increase since 2010

There are signs that Canada’s economy is building momentum and the Bank of Canada could start raising interest rates on July 12