Bank of Canada Still Sees Low Rates Until 2023; Financial Markets Disagree

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The Bank of Canada delivered welcome news for variable-rate mortgage holders today when it stood by its expectation of no rate hikes until early 2023.

“We remain committed to holding the policy interest rate at the effective lower bound until economic slack is absorbed so that the 2 percent inflation target is sustainably achieved,” reads the BoC statement released following its rate decision. “In the Bank’s January projection, this does not happen until into 2023.”

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Original Article Source Credits:  CANADIAN MORTGAGE TRENDS ,   

Article Written By:  Steve Huebl

Original Article Posted on:  March 10, 2021

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