September 7, 2012 The global commodities boom drives enormous benefits for Canada, including higher incomes and greater economic security, Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney said today in a speech to the 2012 Spruce Meadows Changing Fortunes: Global Economies Round Table. “Most fundamentally, higher commodity prices are unambiguously good for Canada,” Governor Carney told delegates. “The strength of […]
September 5, 2012 The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 3/4 per cent.