8 Sep

Bank of Canada maintains policy rate, continues forward guidance and current pace of quantitative easing

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Posted by: Aneta Zimnicki

Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate. Your variable rate mortgage remains unchanged. Naturally, due to upcoming election, the boat is not being rocked. Status quo message: transitory inflation and recovery still estimated second half 2022. “These factors pushing up inflation are expected to be transitory, but their persistence and magnitude are uncertain and will be monitored closely. Wage increases have been moderate to date, and medium-term inflation expectations remain well-anchored. Core measures of inflation have risen, but by less than the CPI.”