Economic Insights

Analysis, insight and forecasting. Good data and great economists who have their eye on your future.

Here you’ll find reports to help you understand important economic changes on the horizon. From weekly briefings to issues-based papers, each report is concise yet covers a lot of ground. Central 1 economic reports are always worth the read.

Our full suite of reports is now available to our credit union clients via our new Economics Centre, as well added tools and resources to support decision making.
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Weekly Economic Briefings

Economic news affects your business. Weekly briefings examine everything from export volumes, consumer spending, and unemployment to new home starts, permit volumes, and vehicles sales. It’s a fast-moving economic report that changes week to week.

Recent Reports

07 Jun 2024
Weekly Economic Briefings
B.C. Economic Briefing for June 7: Lower Mainland Housing Market, International Trade, Labour Market
07 Jun 2024
Weekly Economic Briefings
Ontario Economic Briefing for June 7: International Trade, Labour Market
31 May 2024
Weekly Economic Briefings
B.C. Economic Briefing for May 31: Retail Sales, Non-farm Payroll, Business Confidence
31 May 2024
Weekly Economic Briefings
Ontario Economic Briefing for May 31: Retail Sales, Non-farm Payroll, Business Confidence

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Economic Analysis

Looking for a longer-term forecast that carefully scans the global economic landscape? See how factors like global tensions, trade issues, oil and gas prices affect the economies of Ontario and B.C. Tables show changes in GDP, employment, GDE, retail sales and more. Ontario and B.C. housing markets are examined with a focus on Toronto and Vancouver.

Economic Commentary

Keep abreast of significant changes and shifts in the economy. Our economists provide insight into current economic events and developments from international and domestic sources with implications for Canada’s economy as well as provincial and local ones.

Recent Reports

07 Jun 2024
Economic Commentary
Canadian labour market steady in May
05 Jun 2024
Economic Commentary
The wait is over, Bank of Canada cuts policy rate
31 May 2024
Economic Commentary
Economy grows less than expected in Q1, green lights a Bank of Canada cut
22 May 2024
Economic Commentary
Scaling the Rockies: What is driving B.C. residents to Alberta

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Interest Rate Forecasts

A monthly report on the latest global and national drivers affecting Canada’s economy, with our forecasts for benchmark interest rates, GICs and posted mortgage rates.

Recent Reports

15 May 2024
Interest Rate Forecasts
Interest Rate Forecast

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