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Jun 25, 2024

The Bank of Canada led the way among G7 countries with its first interest rate cut in over four years. But, the Fed is holding tight for now given stickier U.S. inflation. Join BMO Chief Economist Doug Porter and Senior Economist Sal Guatieri, as they discuss the outlook for rates, inflation and the economy. 


May 3, 2024

How is the commercial real estate market doing in Canada and the U.S. and where is it headed? BMO Senior Economist Sal Guatieri takes you on a walk through the CRE landscape. Remote work continues to challenge the office market. However, other sectors, such as industrial and multifamily, are seeing decent growth...

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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