February 8, 2023
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February 6, 2023
Market Participants Survey—Fourth Quarter of 2022The Market Participants Survey results are based on questionnaire responses from about 30 financial market participants.
January 25, 2023
Monetary Policy Report – January 2023Inflation in Canada is still too high but has declined from its peak. As the effects of higher interest rates continue to spread through the economy, and with declines in energy prices and improved supply chains, inflation is projected to fall to around 3% in the middle of 2023 and reach the 2% target in 2024.
January 16, 2023
Business Outlook Survey—Fourth Quarter of 2022Results from the fourth-quarter 2022 Business Outlook Survey and the Business Leaders’ Pulse surveys from October 2022 through January 2023 show that business sentiment has continued to weaken. As a result of rising interest rates, firms’ sales expectations and investment plans are softening. Capacity pressures have moderated from elevated levels. In this context, firms expect a slower pace of price increases.
January 16, 2023
Canadian Survey of Consumer Expectations—Fourth Quarter of 2022Results of the fourth-quarter survey show that consumers have reduced their purchases of a broad range of goods and services in response to rising inflation and increases in interest rates. High food prices are a particular source of frustration for households. Most consumers anticipate a mild or moderate recession in the next 12 months. And although labour markets continue to be strong, some early signals suggest consumers think this strength will fade. Meanwhile, short-term inflation expectations remain elevated this quarter, but consumers have varied opinions about where inflation will be in five years. More people than before the pandemic expect deflation.
November 29, 2022
Quarterly Financial Report - Third Quarter 2022Quarterly Financial Report - Third Quarter 2022 - For the period ended September 30, 2022
November 22, 2022
Tracking the financial vulnerabilities of households and the housing marketThe Bank of Canada is publishing a new set of indicators of financial vulnerabilities. This will allow households, the private sector, financial authorities and governments to better understand and monitor the evolution of two key vulnerabilities in the financial system: the elevated level of household indebtedness and high house prices.
October 26, 2022
Monetary Policy Report – October 2022While 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.
October 17, 2022
Business Outlook Survey—Third Quarter of 2022Business confidence has softened, according to results from the third-quarter 2022 Business Outlook Survey and the July through October 2022 Business Leaders’ Pulse surveys. Many firms expect slower sales growth as interest rates rise and demand growth shifts closer to pre-pandemic levels. Early signs suggest that pressures on prices and wages have started to ease, but firms’ inflation expectations remain high.
October 17, 2022