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Canada's inflation stays steady at 1.5%, Bank of Canada expected to stand pat - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
OTTAWA - Canada's annual inflation rate held at a relatively tame 1.5 per cent in June, Statistics Canada said on Friday, which analysts said would reinforce the likelihood the Bank of Canada keeps interest rates on hold. The central bank - which cut ...

3 Reasons Every Canadian Bank Shareholder Should Be Worried About the Housing Market

The Motley Fool Canada - ‎3 hours ago‎
The group of experts sounding the alarm over the rapid price appreciation in key Canadian housing markets is growing by the day. The Bank of Canada recently listed a correction in housing prices as the most severe risk to the Canadian economy, and ...
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Bank of Canada holds interest rate steady at 0.5% - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
The bank's rate, known as the target rate for overnight loans, affects the rates that Canadians get offered from retail banks for their savings accounts and mortgages. Eight times a year, the central bank meets to decide where to set the rate, based on ...
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Biometric Scanning Is Being Considered By Canadian Banks To Beef Up Security

Huffington Post Canada - ‎17 hours ago‎
TORONTO - In the not-too-distant future, your bank will be able to prevent fraud by learning how you type, your car will unlock when it senses the electrical activity of your heart and the security system at your office will recognize your facial ...
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Vancouver real estate 'sensitive to an adverse shock': Bank of Canada

News1130 - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) - The Bank of Canada is warning about 'financial vulnerabilities' in our housing market. In the bank's quarterly Monetary Policy Report, it states, “sharply rising prices in these markets over the past year raise the possibility ...

Become a TFSA Millionaire With Royal Bank of Canada and Saputo Inc.

The Motley Fool Canada - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY)(NYSE:RY) certainly fits the bill. The company is Canada's largest bank with more than $1.15 trillion in total assets.

Is Telus Corporation or Royal Bank of Canada a Better RRSP Pick?

The Motley Fool Canada - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Canadians are increasingly responsible for saving additional money to help cover living expenses in retirement. One way to do this is to hold dividend-growth stocks in an RRSP.

Bank of Canada won't hike rates until Q2 2019: Macquarie

Financial Post - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
The Bank of Canada is set to be on the sidelines a year longer than expected, says Macquarie, and that will cause spreads between Canadian and U.S.

Three strikes: What to watch for from the Bank of Canada

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Economist Leslie Preston sees three strikes against the economy in the past several days alone. Go back further, and you'll understand why Governor Stephen Poloz and his Bank of Canada (BoC) colleagues are expected to paint a bleaker picture of the ...
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Cheap oil, soft US demand to drag on Canadian economic growth: poll

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Still, the survey of nearly 40 analysts forecast the economy will expand just 2.1 per cent next year, in line with the International Monetary Fund's estimate, but lower than the Bank of Canada's 2.2 per cent projection. That pace of growth is ...

Lewenza: Bank of Canada Hike a Year Away

Bloomberg - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Ryan Lewenza, Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Turner Investments joins Bloomberg TV Canada's Pamela Ritchie to discuss his outlook for $60 oil and Bank of Canada's next rate hike as early as next year. (Source: Bloomberg) ...
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Looming economic risks may temper Bank of Canada's optimistic outlook

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
The Bank of Canada has spent much of this year showing an unshakable confidence that the Canadian economy was on track for better times ahead.
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Wells Fargo sees double-digit profit growth in Canada

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
As Canadian banks turn increasingly to the United States for expansion opportunities, San Francisco-based Wells Fargo & Co.
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The Bank of Canada's Latest Comments Bolster the Lower-for-Longer Rate View

Move Smartly - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The Bank of Canada (BoC) left its policy rate unchanged last week, as was widely expected. The Bank also released its latest Monetary Policy Report (MPR), which provides us with its views on the state of our economy and includes projections of where it ...

National Bank and Tennis Canada extend partnership

Wealth Professional (blog) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
National Bank, being the only Canadian financial institution with a commitment to the sport of tennis, is pledging continued support until 2022.

Is Royal Bank of Canada or TransCanada Corporation a Better RRSP Pick?

The Motley Fool Canada - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Let's take a look at Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY)(NYSE:RY) and TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP)(NYSE:TRP) to see if one is a better bet right now.

Laurentian Bank of Canada announces closing of bought deal offering of subscription receipts

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
MONTREAL, July 20, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSX: LB) (Laurentian Bank or the Bank) has announced today that it has completed its previously announced bought deal offering (the Offering) of subscription receipts (the Subscription ...
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CIBC sells negative-yield bonds for 1st time - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce has become the first Canadian bank to sell bonds with a negative yield, and it had no problem selling the debt even though buyers are guaranteed to lose money if the debt is held to maturity.

MOVES-Royal Bank of Canada, Piraeus Bank, IAM Advisory

Reuters - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
(Adds Piraeus Bank, Royal Bank of Canada). July 20 The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Wednesday.

Fires put economy in reverse: Bank of Canada

Caledon Enterprise - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
"Essentially, the underlying forces that support a strengthening of growth in Canada remain the same, and the adjustment process of the economy to the lower oil prices is well underway," Carolyn Wilkins, Bank of Canada senior deputy governor, said in ...