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The Bank of Canada has decided to raise it’s benchmark interest rate to 1.5% noting trade tensions. To read an update on the budget click here.
An Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) hearing panel has approved a settlement with Toronto-based Royal Mutual Funds Inc., in which the mutual fund dealer will pay more than $1 million to settle allegations that it contravened the mutual fund sales practices rule by paying reps higher commissions to sell its proprietary funds, the OSC announced on… Read more »
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Prime Minister Trudeau also says the government won’t be changing the lifetime capital gains rule. The Trudeau government took the first of several steps Monday to stanch the bleeding from a self-inflicted political wound, resurrecting a campaign promise to cut taxes for small businesses outraged by it’s controversial tax-reform proposals. To read the entire story… Read more »
From mortgages to lines of credit, the rise in the ‘overnight rate’ will hit Canadian consumers. After seven years of leaving its key interest steady or cutting it to near-historic lows, the Bank of Canada has finally increased its overnight rate by 0.25 percentage points to 0.75 per cent. The overnight rate determines the rate at… Read more »
The Bank of Canada’s first interest-rate hike in seven years has set in motion a complex unwinding of a near-decade-long era of easy money. To read the complete article click here.
Stephen Poloz speaks out on interest rate hike The Canadian dollar extended gains and investors ramped up bets of a rate increase as early as next month after Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz reiterated the central bank may be considering higher interest rates. The nation’s currency jumped 0.7 percent to C$1.3103 per U.S. dollar… Read more »