Could Mortgage Rates Start to Rise Sooner than Expected?

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While Canada’s economy recorded its largest-ever annual GDP drop of 5.1% last year, it’s also on track to post a comeback in Q4, which could force the Bank of Canada’s hand in reining inflation in sooner than anticipated.

“That carries potentially strong policy implications for the Bank of Canada that is increasingly looking as if it over-committed itself to keeping rates on hold until 2023,” wrote Scotiabank economist Derek Holt in a recent research note.

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Original Article Source Credits: CANADIAN MORTGAGE TRENDS  ,

Article Written By:  Steve Huebl

Original Article Posted on:  February 2, 2021

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