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13 July 2016 Monetary Policy Report Press Conference Opening Statement

Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins discusses key issues involved in the Governing Council’s deliberations about the policy rate decision and the MPR.
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13 July 2016 Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1/2 per cent

The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1/2 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 3/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 1/4 per cent.
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13 July 2016 Monetary Policy Report – July 2016

Monetary Policy Report - July 2016
Canadian economic growth is projected to accelerate from 1.3 per cent this year to 2.2 per cent in 2017.

4 July 2016 Business Outlook Survey - Summer 2016

The summer Business Outlook Survey indicates that overall business sentiment is subdued. The boost from foreign demand remains insufficient to outweigh the continued drag from commodity-related activity combined with modest domestic demand.

Backgrounder on the Business Outlook Survey Question on Future Sales Indicators

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CAD/USD Noon Rate - Past 3 months

2016-07-25: 1 CAD = 0.7561 USD

Schedule of Key Interest Rate Announcements and Monetary Policy Report

Eight times a year, the Bank announces its decision on the setting of its key policy interest rate.

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