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.
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.
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.
What are the financial tools to measure the capacity of farming operations to face higher interest rates?
As 2018 interest rates are expected to increase, are fixed or variable rate loans your best option?
Whether you switch to a fixed-rate loan or switch to a variable rate loan ultimately comes down to your tolerance for risk.