Near record low interest rates may still be too high for highly indebted Canadian households. Bank of Canada (BoC) numbers show the growth of the M1+ money supply fell to a multi-year low in March. The decline of this measure is typically indicative of slowing future economic activity. The M1+ The M1+ is a narrow […]
Canadian households are up to their neck in debt, and it’s showing in the country’s money supply. Bank of Canada (BoC) numbers show the M1+, a measure of the country’s “cash,” is seeing growth slow in February. All signs point to this number heading even lower, and taking economic growth with it as well. What’s […]
One of Canada’s most important measures is showing choppy waters are ahead. Bank of Canada (BoC) numbers show the M1+, a measure of the money supply, continued to slow in October. The rate of growth is a leading indicator of economic growth, and is forecasting lean times ahead. The M1+ The M1+ is a narrow […]
Canada is being confronted with higher interest rates, and it’s really turning into a drag on growth. Bank of Canada (BoC) numbers show the M1+, a broad measure of money, is seeing significantly lower growth this year. The slowing growth is a sign of economic slowdown, often resulting in slowing sales of assets that require […]
The Bank of Canada’s M1+ is seeing growth plummet, as households and businesses adjust to the central bank’s interest rate hikes.
One of Canada’s broad measure of money showed a mild improvement. Bank of Canada (BoC) numbers show the M1+, the most liquid form of cash, saw a mild uptick in growth for June. The increase is a positive, and could mean Canadians are taking the interest rate hike well. Though a single month uptick is far […]
Canadians are holding onto less cash, according to the country’s central bank. Bank of Canada (BoC) numbers show M1+, a measurement of “cash,” is seeing growth plummet. The deceleration of growth is a sign that consumers are spending more to service debt. That’s the good news. The bad news is it’s also a sign of […]