Is the Bank of Canada Done Raising Interest Rates?
BoC raises rates another 0.25%, housing prices are falling across the country and James Dolan shocks the world with his sphere.
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Joel breaks down the Bank of Canada’s decision to raise interest rates
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Bank Of Canada is at 5.00%. Prime is at 7.20% What Happens Next?
Remember their mandate:
When inflation grows beyond target 2-3%, our Central Banks respond by hiking interest rates. If employment starts to fall, our Central Banks usually cut interest rates.
It’s fairly clear to me now that we’ve found a modicum of price stability in our economy. Housing prices are falling, energy prices are relatively low and food prices have, for the moment, stopped going up.
The last shoe to drop is employment. And for better or worse, the job market is VERY tight.
Prediction: (not financial advice and for entertainment purposes only)
In order for us to start seeing a cut in real rates we need to see employment fall or at the very least, crack.
In my mind, this starts in October/November of 2023.
At which point, 9 to 10 months before BoC starts to cut we will see fixed mortgage drop because they tend to lead. So early spring and summer of 2024, we will have rates back to where they were early this year.
5 - Yr Fixed from 3.99% to 4.49%
3 - Yr Fixed from 4.39% to 4.79%
We’re at peak rate pain right now. The next shoe to drop is employment. And when it does, we will finally start to see an environment where were no longer talking about rate hikes, but rate cuts.
Trevor Tombe has a great piece on the recent rate hike here.
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