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

23 Sep 2022
Weekly Economic Briefings

Ontario Economic Briefing for September 23: CPI, Retail Trade

23 Sep 2022
Weekly Economic Briefings

B.C. Economic Briefing for September 23: Retail Trade, CPI

16 Sep 2022
Weekly Economic Briefings

Ontario Economic Briefing for September 16: Housing Market, Manufacturing Sales, Housing Starts

16 Sep 2022
Weekly Economic Briefings

B.C. Economic Briefing for September 16: Housing Market, Manufacturing Sales, Housing Starts

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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.

Recent Reports

26 Jul 2022
Economic Analysis

Ontario Economic Forecast 2022-2024

14 Jul 2022
Economic Analysis

B.C. Economic Forecast 2022 – 2024

08 Jun 2022
Economic Analysis

B.C. Housing Market Outlook: 2022 – 2024

16 May 2022
Economic Analysis

Economic Analysis of Ontario: Housing Outlook

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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

20 Sep 2022
Economic Commentary

Headline inflation slows more than expected in August

09 Sep 2022
Economic Commentary

Canadian labour market sours in August, unemployment rate jumps

07 Sep 2022
Economic Commentary

Bank of Canada hikes 75 basis points, signals more to come

31 Aug 2022
Economic Commentary

GDP growth falls short of estimates, second half expected to soften even more

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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

21 Sep 2022
Interest Rate Forecasts

Interest Rate Forecast

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