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Canadians worried about home prices, mortgage rates: Surveys

A pair of surveys on housing prices released Wednesday show that many Canadians are worried about rising prices and interest rates, but that is not stopping many from entering the housing market sooner, or taking on more debt than they want to…Read More

Inflation fears return

February’s consumer price index released last week showed core prices, which strip out volatile items like gasoline, accelerated to 2.1 per cent from a year ago – the highest level in 14 months – from a 2-per-cent increase in January. The Bank of Canada sets monetary policy with an aim of keeping inflation at about 2 per cent… Read More

TSX surges as economy improves

The Toronto Stock Exchange gained for a second straight day yesterday as data showed continued strength in the Canadian economy, and financial and commodity stocks rose… Read More