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


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


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


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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