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TD’s chief portfolio officer says firms should hold cash for recovery

Robert Gorman says companies are right to hold large cash reserves now so they can use the funds to expand as the economy improves.

12.09.13: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s the stock market

Investors will be looking for additional clues this week over whether the stock market rally will keep on going

11.22.13: A ‘non’ to a national securities regulator

Quebec business community ramps up calls to cancel national securities regulator plans

BoC chief Stephen Poloz says Canadian housing market not a bubble, predicts soft landing

Bank of Canada Governor says Canada’s housing market is not likely to suffer a sudden and sharp correction in prices unless there is another major...

10.21.13: Just how weak is Canada’s economy?

On Wednesday, Canada's central bank will release its latest policy statement, which comes on the heels of lacklustre employment growth and flat-lined inflation

No signs of interest rate thaw from Bank of Canada’s Poloz

Three years after the Bank of Canada froze borrowing costs, there is still no sign of a thaw

7.18.13: Still foot to the floor for central bankers

With the global economy still struggling, central bankers in Canada and elsewhere are taking pause to reflect and consider their next monetary policy moves

Stephen Poloz’s debut: What the analysts say

The Bank of Canada pledged on Wednesday in new governor Stephen Poloz's debut to keep its benchmark interest rate on hold as long as there...

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz signals rates to stay static for some time

The Bank of Canada's new governor makes clear as long as slack remains in the economy and inflation remains muted, he intends no changes

Bank of Canada official monetary policy statement

Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 per cent

Only four days on the job, Poloz leans on Bank of Canada ‘confidence’

Analysis: Stephen Poloz’s public debut as Bank of Canada governor was as much about what he didn’t say — or wasn’t asked — than what...

Poloz to face questions over stumbling economy as he takes Bank of Canada helm

Stephen Poloz, who took over as Bank of Canada governor Monday, will have plenty to answer for when he appears later this week in front...

‘BoC’s Mark Carney goes quietly into the night’: What the analysts say

Five years ago, Mark Carney made his Bank of Canada debut by slashing rates 50 basis points. His swan song today was less dramatic as...

Is there still room at the top of Bank of Canada for Macklem?

Will senior deputy governor Tiff Macklem, snubbed by the institution he so dearly wanted to lead, be around much longer to lend a hand?

What’s in store for the loonie with Poloz steering central bank ship?

Stephen Poloz’s appointment as head of the Bank of Canada may signal a weaker currency and lower borrowing costs as the world’s 11th-largest economy looks...