Rising crude oil prices, a stable dollar and Canadian agriculture
What are the drivers behind rising crude oil prices? Understand the impact for the Canadian dollar and agriculture.May 29, 2018
Want to know why interest rates are stable when inflation is up?
Canada reported that the rate of inflation in Canada reached 2.4% in June, the highest rate in two years. It seems reasonable to think the Bank of Canada may now increase interest rates, but it won’t - for a number of reasons.Aug 1, 2014
Top Economic Drivers of 2017: Interest rates
How will the top economic drivers of 2017 affect Canadian agriculture? Learn more about 2017 interest rates and the investment landscape.Jan 24, 2017
U.S. Economists don't expect a commodity price climb soon
Short-term price outlook for agricultural commodities offers few signs of rebounding.Aug 11, 2016
What does the recent Bank of Canada rate hike mean for your operation?
The recent Bank of Canada (BoC) interest rate hike reflects continued strength and confidence in the Canadian economy.Jan 17, 2018
Locking in interest rates: What you need to know
It's likely the Bank of Canada (BoC) will cut its key policy rate in the near future. Does that mean you should lock in your interest rates? Not necessarilyFeb 24, 2016
Three questions about world economic growth and ag markets
Ever wonder about how world economic growth impacts agricultural markets?Oct 3, 2014
Is a weaker dollar good for the livestock sector?
Does a weaker Canadian dollar lead to higher farm cash receipts for cattle and hog producers? There are many factors to consider.May 22, 2014
How wealth in world markets will grow Canada’s exports
Martha Roberts explains how the growth of other countries' GDP impacts the success of Canada's food exports.Nov 27, 2015
How Does the Canadian Dollar Impact Business?
In its most recent Monetary Policy Report the Bank of Canada (BoC) outlined the impacts of a weaker dollar on businesses. While the BoC also left interest rates unchanged, the conflicting effects of the exchange rate were also examined.Apr 24, 2014