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Apr 2, 2024

How could the outcome of the US election impact the global economy? BMO Senior Economist Sal Guatieri is joined by Michael Gregory, deputy chief economist at BMO, to discuss the implications and risks associated with the upcoming presidential election. Depending on who is elected in November 2024, we could see...

Mar 6, 2024

BMO Senior Economist Sal Guatieri is joined by Doug Porter, Chief Economist at BMO Financial Group, to discuss the impact that the labour market, food prices and energy costs are having on inflation in both Canada and the United States, as well as when interest rates may finally start to come down.


Jan 27, 2024

Are economists overly pessimistic about the state of the economy? BMO Senior Economist, Sal Guatieri discusses the implications of easing financial conditions on the economic and rate outlooks for the U.S. and Canada.

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Nov 30, 2023

All is not well with the world’s second-largest economy. What do China’s recent economic struggles mean for the global economy and investors? BMO Senior Economist Sal Guatieri is joined by Art Woo, Director and senior economist at BMO, to assess whether China’s economy can remain an engine of global growth.


Oct 25, 2023

The highest borrowing costs since before the financial crisis of 2008 have upset investors’ assumptions of asset values, threatening to up-end housing prices. Long-term rates have climbed, alongside the highest policy rates in two decades, but no one expected those rates to scale 16-year peaks. So what does this mean...