1/13/2021 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Money markets see an increased chance of the Bank of Canada cutting interest rates closer to zero, as tightening economic restrictions to contain a second wave of COVID-19 cases ... More

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  1/7/2021 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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The Bank of Canada will likely leave the overnight lending rate unchanged for the whole of 2021, according to a recent forecast. ... More

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  12/11/2020 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Bank says it could go lower than 0.25%, but remains deeply skeptical of negative interest rates ... More

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  12/9/2020 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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In today’s policy announcement, the Bank of Canada stood by its pledge to hold its key overnight interest rate at 0.25%. ... More

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  11/23/2020 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Several mortgage brokers are warning of a spike in rates once bond yields recover. ... More

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  11/10/2020 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Jubilation over the good news about a vaccine has taken markets by storm. For borrowers, good news is often bad news. ... More

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  10/13/2020 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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However, the central bank's policies might leave the Canadian financial system more vulnerable in the long run. ... More

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  7/15/2020 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at the effective lower bound of ¼ percent. ... More

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  6/23/2020 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Low interest rates will be the norm for the foreseeable future, Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem said earlier this week. ... More

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  4/5/2020 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Bond yields and central bank rates have never been lower, but not all the savings are filtering down. ... More

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  3/31/2020 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Canada’s mortgage rates are creeping up even though the country’s central bank has slashed borrowing costs to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. ... More

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  3/4/2020 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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The Bank of Canada today lowered its target for the overnight rate by 50 basis points to 1 ¼ percent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 ½ percent and the deposit ... More

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  1/29/2020 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Fixed rate mortgages could go on sale as fears of spreading coronavirus push bond yields down ... More

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  11/29/2019 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Scotiabank now sees the Bank of Canada lowering its benchmark interest rate at the beginning of 2020 instead of at the central bank’s next meeting. ... More

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  7/18/2019 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Those renewing or about to renew their mortgages can breathe a sigh of relief: The era of higher interest rates appears to have been short-lived. ... More

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  6/11/2019 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Canadian mortgage rates have already tumbled in recent months and more discounts could be on the way for homebuyers, a according to a new forecast. ... More

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  1/9/2019 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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The Bank of Canada left its trend-setting interest rate unchanged at 1.75% on Wednesday as the sharp decline in oil prices temporarily dims its economic outlook for the coming ... More

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  12/14/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Just a few months ago economists were predicting that the Bank of Canada would take a bullish stance on interest rates following its talk of ‘normalization’ of the ... More

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  12/6/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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If you’re shopping for a mortgage and believe what the bond market is telling us, it implies your odds of success with a fixed rate may have just changed. ... More

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  11/30/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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The Bank of Canada should hold pat on interest rates until the spring according to The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council. ... More

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  11/7/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says the eventual destination range for his key interest rate target — estimated by his team at between 2.5 and 3.5 ... More

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  10/5/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Homeowners could be facing two interest rate rises in the coming months according to an updated forecast by CIBC. ... More

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  10/2/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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The new North American trade deal struck on Sunday may open the door for the Bank of Canada to pick up the pace of interest rates hikes, according to economists at some of the ... More

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  9/24/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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The world's biggest central bank is expected to raise rates this week - and then keep raising them ... More

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  9/5/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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The Bank of Canada (BoC) kept its trend-setting interest rate steady at 1.5 per cent on Wednesday but appeared to keep the door open to a possible rate hike at its next ... More

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  8/27/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz has put an early stop to the debate over whether he might be persuaded to raise interest rates in a couple of weeks. ... More

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  6/25/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Economists still expect BoC rate rise but the numbers need to stack up. ... More

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  5/30/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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The Bank of Canada kept its key interest rate target on hold Wednesday but hinted that rate hikes could be coming as it noted the Canadian economy was a little stronger than ... More

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  5/28/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Canada’s big banks are locked in a competitive pricing war over variable-rate mortgages, but economic trends point to more interest rate hikes ahead — leaving Canadian ... More

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  5/9/2018 | Posted in Mortgage Interest Rates by Terra Realty
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Bank of Canada will probably raise rates twice this year, likely in the summer and in fall according to Dominion Lending Centres chief economist Sherry Cooper. ... More

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