InFocus: Economic Outlook

  • Cue the gold comeback?

    Recent speculation about a U.S. interest rate hike in December appears to be factored into the price of gold which is trading near five-year lows has some experts suggesting that a bottom is at hand

  • Equities remain constructive on both sides of border

    Canadian equities have struggled in the last two years but they remain, along with U.S. equities, the only game in town for advisors says one chief economist

  • A strong greenback in 2016?

    While the U.S. economy appears to be getting healthier, the Canadian economy remains in neutral. But what about their currencies?

  • Should Canada be worried by America’s shrinking real growth?

    While the U.S. economy is performing better than our own it can hardly be considered a dynamo, but there might be enough gas in the tank to suggest a December rate increase is a sure thing say some experts

  • Commodities continue to get hammered

    While there’s no doubt Canada’s been hit hard by a commodity price slump, a leading economist suggests they’ve reached bottom despite tepid economic growth around the world