Friday, February 23, 2018

Bank of Canada: Rate Hike July 2017

For the first time in 7 years, the Bank of Canada has chosen to raise the overnight rate target from 0.5% to 0.75%....

The Rising U.S 10-Year Treasury Yields

Today the market saw the yield on U.S 10-year treasury notes hit its highest point in 2016 and settle at around 2.23% according to the...

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Release

On April 12, 2017, the Bank of Canada announced its policy to maintain the overnight interest rate target at a steady 0.5 percent. There...

Unemployment Rates Fall in Canada and U.S

July’s labour market figures in Canada show a healthy situation with unemployment rate falling to 6.3%, a decrease of 0.2%, according to Statistics Canada....

The Federal Reserve decision on interest rates

This Wednesday, the Federal Reserve announced that they will not be increasing the federal funds rate at this time. The Federal Reserve downgraded the...