August 1, 2001 The Bank’s outlook for inflation and overall economic activity in Canada to the end of 2002 has not changed fundamentally from that presented in the May Monetary Policy Report.
A quarterly report of the Bank of Canada’s Governing Council, presenting the Bank’s base-case projection for inflation and growth in the Canadian economy, and its assessment of risks.
May 1, 2001 At the time of the November 2000 Monetary Policy Report, although signs of the anticipated slowing of the U.S. economy were becoming apparent, the momentum of the global economy was considered strong.
February 6, 2001 On 23 January, the Bank reduced the Bank Rate by one-quarter of one percentage point to 5 3/4 per cent.
November 9, 2000 Over the last six months, most countries have continued to register strong economic growth.
August 16, 2000 Information received since the last Monetary Policy Report continues to show solid economic growth in the United States, Europe, and the emerging markets.
May 11, 2000 The global economy has shown greater strength than was anticipated at the time of the November Report.
February 16, 2000 Information received since the last Monetary Policy Report, released on 17 November, points to a stronger pace of economic expansion in the United States and Europe than was expected at that time, and confirms the hesitant nature of the recovery in Japan.
November 17, 1999 Since the May Report, the international economic environment has continued to improve. Economic activity abroad grew faster than expected, while inflation in the major economies remained subdued.
May 19, 1999 Six months ago, at the time of the last Monetary Policy Report, the global economic and financial environment was volatile and highly uncertain because of the adverse situation in Asia and the fallout from the Russian debt moratorium.
November 16, 1998 During the past six months, global economic uncertainties have intensified, largely as a result of developments in emerging-market economies.