Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Bank of Canada announces it will maintain its target rate at 1/2 per cent

Greetings from Fabulous Mississauga!

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.

This means that mortgage rates and bank prime rates should be steady for next month or so.  Of course lenders can offer rate specials that you may be able to take advantage of.

Prime lending rate to consumers will likely stay at 2.70%

Inflation in Canada is on track to return to 2 per cent in 2017 as the complex adjustment underway in Canada’s economy proceeds. The fundamentals remain in place for a pickup in growth over the projection horizon, albeit in a climate of heightened uncertainty.

I hope this finds you Happy and Healthy!
All the Best!
A. Mark Argentino
P. Eng. Broker
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