No surprise, Bank of Canada keeps rate the same

No real surprise here… Just about everyone expected the BOC to keep the Key Rate unchanged at today’s fifth of eight scheduled meetings.   This keeps the your Bank Prime lending rate at 3.00%…. Here’s

We can thank a slower than expected U.S. recovery and the European debt crisis…   With all this uncertainty in the global economy, it appears interest rates won’t go up until there is some positive news…

Most experts fee that no change will occur til later this year and some are even forecasting no rate hikes til next year.

The BOC did hint they do want to raise rates but are being cautious in their approach.  Here’s a report from CBC.ca.

Enjoy the low rates..

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