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The Economic News by the WellingtonStPost.com

G-7 Finance Ministers’ Statement on Ukraine (2015-03-04)

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Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 3/4 per cent

The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 3/4 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 per cent and the deposit rate is 1/2 per cent. ... Read More

Official International Reserves – March 4, 2015 (2015-03-04)

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Official International Reserves – March 4, 2015 (2015-03-04)

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Harper Government Announces New Measures to Support Canadian Mining (2015-03-01)

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Minister of Finance Announces Appointment to the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Board of Directors (2015-02-27)

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Release of The Fiscal Monitor for December 2014 (2015-02-27)

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In Paraguay, UN chief says 2015 a ‘pivotal year’ for international community

In an intensive year of landmark events – from establishing a post-2015 agenda to tackling climate change – Paraguay has yet another opportunity to demonstrate its “exceptional global leadership” in the international arena, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has affirmed.... Read More

Department of Finance Releases Annual Tax Expenditures and Evaluations Report (2015-02-24)

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Inflation Control Must Consider Financial Stability Concerns, Says Governor Stephen S. Poloz

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Lessons New and Old: Reinventing Central Banking

Governor Stephen S. Poloz discusses the need to integrate financial stability concerns with inflation control in conducting monetary policy after the financial crisis. ... Read More

Minister of State (Finance) Kevin Sorenson Seeks Views on How to Build on the Success of the Harper Government’s Economic Action Plan (2015-02-23)

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Inflation, Expectations and Monetary Policy

Deputy Governor Agathe Côté discusses the importance of inflation expectations for monetary policy and a new survey the Bank of Canada created to monitor household expectations. ... Read More

PM announces measure to support jobs and growth in the LNG industry (2015-02-19)

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Opening Statement before the Standing Committee of Finance

Paul Chilcott discusses the Bank’s work to support the development of renminbi activity in Canada. ... Read More

On Family Day, Minister Oliver Celebrates Tax Cuts for Canadian Families by Highlighting Tax Cuts and Benefits for Families (2015-02-16)

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Minister of Finance Announces Appointment of Master of the Royal Canadian Mint (2015-02-11)

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Minister of Finance Announces Appointment of Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Royal Canadian Mint (2015-02-11)

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Minister of Finance Announces Appointment to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (2015-02-11)

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Communiqu� from the G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Istanbul, February 9-10, 2015 (2015-02-10)

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