Bank Of Canada Cuts Interest Rate to 0.25% At April 2009 Meeting

To the surprise of many analysts, this morning at its April 21, 2009 meeting, the Bank of Canada cut its key overnight lending rate (the rate at which it lends funds to chartered banks) another half-percent to 0.25%, continuing the trend of historic low rates in an effort to stimulate the economy. Since December 2007,Continue reading “Bank Of Canada Cuts Interest Rate to 0.25% At April 2009 Meeting”

Bank Of Canada Cuts Interest Rate to 0.5% At March 2009 Meeting

UPDATE: CLICK FOR THE APRIL 21st, 2009 INTEREST RATE ANNOUNCEMENT This morning at its March 3, 2009 meeting, the Bank of Canada cut its key overnight lending rate (the rate at which it lends funds to chartered banks) another half-percent to 0.5%, continuing the trend of historic low rates in an effort to stimulate theContinue reading “Bank Of Canada Cuts Interest Rate to 0.5% At March 2009 Meeting”