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Chance of rate cut rising as markets anxiously await details of Trudeau’s stimulus rescue

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The likelihood of a Bank of Canada rate cut is rising as markets await details of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s promised stimulus package for the Canadian economy. Markets have begun pricing in a greater chance this week that the Bank of Canada will move to cut its interest rates sometime …

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Canadian capital markets expect P3 financing windfall from Ottawa’s stimulus spending

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As the federal government prepares to spend billions of dollars on infrastructure projects to help stimulate the floundering economy, Canadian capital markets are expecting a corresponding bonanza in financing opportunities for public-private partnerships. During the election, the Liberals committed to spending $125 billion on infrastructure during the next decade. It’s …

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‘Flashing warning signs’: Canadian markets bracing for ‘dramatic’ Bank of Canada action — and a recession

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OTTAWA • Recent moves in Canadian financial markets suggest that investors see increased odds of a recession this year and the potential for “dramatic action” from the Bank of Canada. Risks to Canada ‘substantial’ if oil stays below $50 for next five years, BofA warns Canada will be one of …

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