While inflation has come off its peak, it remains too high. As the economy responds to higher interest rates and as the effects of elevated commodity prices and supply disruptions fade, the Bank expects inflation to fall to about 3% in late 2023, then return to 2% in 2024.
Erratum: The tick marks on the Y-axis for Chart 16-a on page 22 were labelled incorrectly. The vertical line showing the start of the forecast for Chart 19 on page 25 was placed incorrectly. See revised charts.
Bank of Canada increases policy interest rate by 50 basis points, continues quantitative tightening
The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 3¾%, with the Bank Rate at 4% and the deposit rate at 3¾%.
Press Conference: Monetary Policy Report – October 2022
Release of the Monetary Policy Report — Press conference by Governor Tiff Macklem and Carolyn Rogers, Senior Deputy Governor (11:00 (ET) approx.).
Monetary Policy Report Press Conference Opening Statement
Governor Tiff Macklem discusses key issues involved in the Governing Council’s deliberations about the policy rate decision and the MPR.