Global slowdown continues to warrant stimulus – Poloz

Stephen Poloz
Bank of Canada

Policy-makers should keep interest rates stimulative to help economies adjust to the temporary slowdown in global growth and trade, Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz said in a speech on April 1.

For the Canadian economy, Poloz explained, stimulus remains important amid weaker global growth and a housing sector that is taking longer than expected to adjust to tighter mortgage guidelines and rates.

Lower rates are necessary “to help the economy work through this downshift in growth and keep

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