Investors who bought C$3 billion ($2.87 billion) worth of Canadian two-year bonds this week overpaid because the Bank of Canada may raise interest rates faster than is reflected in the yield.
Home sales in Canada’s largest markets surged in September from a year earlier as historically low interest rates continue to lure buyers.
The era of easy money is shaping up to keep going into 2014.
Canadian housing starts rose to their strongest level in seven months in May, as the industry rebounds from the impact of a harsh winter.
Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz surprised investors by dropping language about the need for future interest rate increases, a move that’s leading to investor speculation about possible rate cuts.
A defiant fist pump from one of Quebec’s richest men will probably cost Quebec Premier Pauline Marois the election on April 7.
Canada’s merchandise trade balance swung to a surplus in February, with rising exports of automobiles and energy outpacing record imports.
Canada’s economic growth is at risk of falling behind the U.S. next year for the first time since 2006 as exports slow and spending by companies and consumers cools.
"I cannot believe how broadly based the revisions are."
- Derek Holt on Aug 15, 2014