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BOC Governor Macklem sticks to the script, USD/CAD consolidates

The bank's latest forecast shows the annual rate of inflation slowing to around 3% by the middle of 2023, and reaching 2.5% by the fourth quarter.

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Bank of Canada hikes rates by 25bps, but signals a pause ahead

Will USD/CAD continue its recent trend lower despite a dovish BoC?

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January 25, 2023 11:48 AM

CAD/JPY pair to watch heading into BoC decision

A 25-basis-point hike is expected

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January 25, 2023 07:41 AM

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Two trades to watch: USD/CAD, EUR/GBP

USD/CAD falls ahead of the BoC rate decision. EUR/GBP rises ahead of German IFO business climate data.

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January 25, 2023 02:59 AM
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Market pricing and economists favour a 25bp hike from the BOC tomorrow

Market pricing and the consensus among economists firmly points towards a 25bp hike from the BOC tomorrow.

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January 23, 2023 07:11 PM

Bank of Canada hikes rates by 50bps. More to come?

The Bank of Canada hiked rates 50bps today. However, with the expectation of slowing growth, will the BOC hike again in January?

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December 7, 2022 11:49 AM

Canadian Q3 GDP surprises to upside but the Canadian Dollar moves lower

USD/CAD made a large move higher today, though it doesn’t seem like it was based on fundamentals.

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November 29, 2022 11:04 AM

BOC surprises markets and only hikes 50bps

The Bank of Canada has raised rates by 50bps vs an expectation of 75bps. In doing so, the central bank said that more rate hikes are yet to come.

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October 26, 2022 01:35 PM

BOC surprises markets and only hikes 50bps

The Bank of Canada has raised rates by 50bps vs an expectation of 75bps. In doing so, the central bank said that more rate hikes are yet to come.

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October 26, 2022 01:35 PM

Two trades to watch: USD/CAD, Gold

USD/CAD falls ahead of the BoC rate decision. Gold rises on Fed dovish pivot hopes.

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October 26, 2022 03:19 AM

Two trades to watch: USD/CAD, Gold

USD/CAD falls ahead of the BoC rate decision. Gold rises on Fed dovish pivot hopes.

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October 26, 2022 03:19 AM

Bank of Canada Preview: Will the BOC hike rates by 75bps?

The key will be to watch the statement and guidance and try to determine if the Bank of Canada is ready to pivot and begin slowing the pace of rate increases!

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October 24, 2022 04:22 PM

Bank of Canada Preview: Will the BOC hike rates by 75bps?

The key will be to watch the statement and guidance and try to determine if the Bank of Canada is ready to pivot and begin slowing the pace of rate increases!

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October 24, 2022 04:22 PM

Canadian inflation higher than expected. Should the BOC be concerned?

Today’s release of the September CPI report increases the chances that the BOC will hike rates by 75bps next week.

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October 19, 2022 10:55 AM

Canadian inflation higher than expected. Should the BOC be concerned?

Today’s release of the September CPI report increases the chances that the BOC will hike rates by 75bps next week.

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October 19, 2022 10:55 AM
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The BOC just dropped one of their preferred CPI measures

During a hawkish speech, the BOC governor outlined which of the three ‘preferred’ CPI measures they will no long focus on, and why.

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The BOC just dropped one of their preferred CPI measures

During a hawkish speech, the BOC governor outlined which of the three ‘preferred’ CPI measures they will no long focus on, and why.

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Canadian Employment data disappoints. Is the BOC to blame?

The Canadian Employment Change for August was -39,700 bringing the 3-month total to -113,500.

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September 9, 2022 11:27 AM

BOC hikes rates by 75bps, more to come!

How much higher will the BOC raise rates? It will depend on the effects of tighter monetary policy as it works its way through the economy.

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September 7, 2022 11:36 AM
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USD/JPY taps 144, Oil breaks lower, BOC in focus

It’s been a relatively lively session for traders overnight which saw USD/JPY steam ahead above 144 and WTI hit a new cycle low. Next up we have the BOC meeting.

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September 7, 2022 02:10 AM
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Bank of Canada Preview: Will it be 75bps or 100bps?

Will the Bank of Canada raise rates by 75bps? Most likely. With the economic data worse since the last meeting, BOC members may not wish to be as aggressive.

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September 6, 2022 04:00 PM

Bank of Canada recap: BOC surprises traders with a 100bps hike, USD/CAD falls below 1.30

The BOC’s relatively hawkish stance could keep USD/CAD capped below 1.3080.

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July 13, 2022 10:33 AM
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Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, USD/CAD

GBP/USD rises after UK GDP, US CPI next, USD/CAD awaits the BoC rate decision.

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July 13, 2022 03:17 AM