Bank of Canada keeps interest rate unchanged at 2%

The Bank of Canada announced Tuesday 8 June that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 2 per cent. In a press release it said all things considered, the Bank's outlook for economic growth and core inflation is essentially unchanged from that of the April Monetary Policy Report.

Economic information received since the release of the April Monetary Policy Report (MPR) has been generally consistent with the Bank's expectations for growth and core inflation, and reflects the Canadian

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