The FCC 2019 Farmland Values Report indicates farmland appreciated at a more moderate pace, but remains expensive when measured against farm income.
The Bank of Canadas decision to adjust interest rates can be monitored against inflation, labour market conditions and GDP.
The Bank of Canada decision to hold the policy interest rate at 1.75% was largely expected by financial markets.
At look at the economic challenges in the last six months of 2019 that impacted the profitability of Canadian producers, agribusinesses and food processors supply chains. Part two of two.
At look at the economic challenges in the first six months of 2019 that impacted the profitability across Canadian agri-food supply chains. Part one of two.
The Bank of Canada policy rate won’t likely climb before December, but fluctuating interest rates could still take a bite.
The Bank of Canada decision to keep the policy interest rate unchanged at 1.75% is consistent with its neutral stance on interest rates in recent months.
Global trade uncertainty prompts Bank of Canada to hold rates steady.
Strong net income can help offset the impact of rising interest rates on equity.
Volatility dominated 2018 as trade tensions, weather and rising interest rates disrupted agricultural markets amid a growing demand for Canadian agricultural commodities and food.