BENGALURU The Bank of Canada is now expected to hold rates through to the end of next year, according to a slim majority of economists in a Reuters poll, with forecasts on whether or not the central bank holds or cuts sitting on a knife's edge through 2020.
BENGALURU Canada's housing market has turned the corner and prices will increase modestly faster over the coming few years, a Reuters poll of economists and property market analysts predicted, but with no return to boom times any time soon.
BENGALURU The chances of a Bank of Canada rate cut this year have slipped sharply, with economists in a Reuters poll divided on whether the bank should ease policy next year despite widespread expectations for growth to slow.
BENGALURU Canadian house prices will be flat this year, but will pick up in 2020, driven by lower mortgage rates and solid domestic economic conditions, according to economists and property market analysts polled by Reuters.
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BENGALURU The Bank of Canada is done raising interest rates until at least the end of next year, with a serious risk of a cut by then as policymakers become more wary of slowing growth and global trade tensions, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.
BENGALURU The Bank of Canada is expected to hold policy steady for the rest of this year, with calls for the next hike in early 2020 resting on a knife's edge, a Reuters poll showed, the latest dulling of rate expectations for a major central bank.
BENGALURU Canada's economy is clawing its way through a soft patch, which will delay the next interest rate rise until at least April, according to economists polled by Reuters who said they were less confident about the Bank of Canada's rate hike path this year.
The Bank of Canada will next raise interest rates early next year, and twice again by the end of 2019, according to economists polled by Reuters who say the central bank needs to be careful with the pace of tightening.
House prices in two of Canada's biggest cities will, at best, keep pace with inflation next year along with the national market, according to a Reuters poll of property market analysts, who mostly said the days of huge price swings are over.