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Reactions of canadian interest rates to macroeconomic announcements

Toni Gravelle

Reactions of canadian interest rates to macroeconomic announcements

implications for monetary policy transparency

by Toni Gravelle

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Published by Bank of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bank of Canada.,
  • Interest rates -- Canada,
  • Interest rates -- United States,
  • Monetary policy -- Canada,
  • Monetary policy -- United States,
  • Disclosure of information -- Canada,
  • Disclosure of information -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Toni Gravelle and Richhild Moessner.
    SeriesBank of Canada working paper -- 2001-5, Working paper (Bank of Canada) -- 2001-5
    ContributionsMoessner, Richhild.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 34 p. ;
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19887711M

    expected volatility of interest rates, the expected volatility of economic growth, and the covariance between the interest rates and economic growth. To study the information in the term structure of interest rates, equation (5) can be written for j = 1 (the short-term interest rate) and j .   No set path for interest rates, says Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz Wed., Sept. 27, timer 2 min. read Theophilos Argitis and Erik Hertzberg Bloomberg. () agreed that interest rates have a negative relationship to inflation. It is also supported by Kandel, Ofer, and Sarig () which states that interest rates negatively correlated to inflation. Fisher Hypothesis () says that interest rates reflect fluctuations in inflation. On the other side of Cited by: 2.   How lower rates can increase inflation. As interest rates go down, the payment needed to service a debt goes down as well and therefore makes it easier for people to borrow more. At an annual rate of 4 per cent, a borrower would have to make a payment of $2, every month in order to repay $, borrowed over 25 years.


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Reactions of canadian interest rates to macroeconomic announcements by Toni Gravelle Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this study we statistically quantify the reactions of Canadian and U.S. interest rates to macroeconomic announcements released in Canada and in the United States. We find that Canadian interest rates react very little to Canadian macroeconomic news and are significantly affected by U.S.

macroeconomic news, which indicates that international influences on the Canadian fixed-income markets Cited by: Downloadable. In this study we statistically quantify the reactions of Canadian and U.S. interest rates to macroeconomic announcements released in Canada and in the Reactions of canadian interest rates to macroeconomic announcements book States.

We find that Canadian interest rates react very little to Canadian Reactions of canadian interest rates to macroeconomic announcements book news and are significantly affected by U.S. macroeconomic news, which indicates that international influences on the Canadian fixed.

Get this from a library. Reactions of Canadian interest rates to macroeconomic announcements: implications for monetary policy transparency.

[Toni Gravelle; Bank of Canada.]. The High-Frequency Response of Exchange Rates and Interest Rates to Macroeconomic Announcements Article in SSRN Electronic Journal 54(4) October with 40 Reads How we measure 'reads'. • The response of interest rates to the publication of macroeconomic data depends on the degree of transparency in the conduct of monetary policy.

In an efficient market, interest rates could rise or fall following the publication of macroeconomic data as a reflection.

Toni Gravelle & Richhild Moessner, "Reactions of Canadian Interest Rates to Macroeconomic Announcements: Implications for Monetary Policy Transparency," Staff Working PapersBank of Canada. Osborne, Matthew, "Monetary policy and volatility in the sterling money market," Bank of England working papersBank of England.

gauging the surprise effect of macroeconomic announcements to the U.S. dollar exchange rate and to nominal (short- and long-term) interest rates. These authors find that the surprises in such announcements for a wide variety of macroeco-nomic variables have a statistically significant effect on the dollar and interest Size: KB.

Macroeconomic News, Order Flows, and Exchange Rates Article in Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 43(02) January with 58 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Interest Rate in Canada averaged percent from untilreaching an all time high of 16 percent in February of and a record low of percent in April of This page provides - Canada Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

source: Bank of Canada. an increase in real and nominal interest rates. Unexpected Iratian Whether announcements of inflation are related to changes in interest rates due to an ef-fect on expected monetary policy or expected inflation, an announcement that inflation is greater than expected can result in an increase in interest rates.

If an announcement of infla. Monitor economic developments in some of the world’s largest countries including data on interest rates and currencies. Forecast Tables. Economic Forecast Detail - Canada March. Economic Forecast Detail - US March. Provincial Reactions of canadian interest rates to macroeconomic announcements book Tables - Provinces March.

Canada-U.S. Kevin P. Evans and Alan E.H. Speight, Intraday euro exchange rates and international macroeconomic announcements, The European Journal of Finance, 17, 2, (83), ().

Crossref Nicholas Taylor, Time-varying price discovery in fragmented markets, Applied Financial Economics, 21, 10, (), ().Cited by:   In this vein, the authors evaluate the responses of the yield of year Treasury inflation-indexed securities to nearly three dozen macroeconomic announcements.

They find that the real long-term rate of interest responds positively to surprises in a handful of key macroeconomic indicators, including labor productivity growth.

component in interest rates across these countries. While we confirm the existence of Reactions of canadian interest rates to macroeconomic announcements book great degree of comovement in macroeconomic aggregates (namely, real output, consumption, and residential investment), we find little evidence that these aggregates are.

It could even push Canadian rates higher as bond markets demand a higher return for lending money to Ottawa. In Canada, the central bank hasn’t shown any interest in raising its key rate from per cent, where it stood at the end of after two rate cuts during the year aimed at supporting an economy flirting with recession because of.

macroeconomic variables such as real output and interest rates can explain stock market movements in the long run. Chen, Roll and Ross () examined the effect of a set of economic variables on returns of stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange and concluded thatFile Size: KB.

Current Macroeconomic Conditions. Current Macroeconomic Conditions (CMC) develops and maintains a suite of modern and innovative forecasting models that can be used to conduct real-time inference about current and future U.S. macroeconomic conditions along.

Vol. 8 No. 3 News Content of Macroeconomic Announcements 5 informational setup (the central bank informing about the state of the economy rather than a commercial bank providing information about itself), different financial markets (interest rates versus stock markets), different data frequency (daily as opposed to intradaily).

This paper presents an essentially affine model of the term structure of interest rates making use of macroeconomic factors and their long-run expectations. The model extends the approach pioneered by Kozicki and Tinsley () by modeling consistently long-run inflation expectations simultaneously with the term structure.

This model thus avoidsFile Size: KB. 1. Federal Reserve rate announcement: The Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC) interest rate announcements have always been among the Author: Elvis Picardo.

Yesterday, we told you how the rate of inflation affects interest it is important to understand how inflation works, there are several other indicators that are important to watch that also affect mortgage rates in Canada. The Jobs report is one of the most important economic indicators to have an influence on mortgage report looks at the number of both full- and part.

The Bank of Canada has announced that the key interest rate would remain unchanged at 1 per cent. This rate is important because it directly influences the Prime Lending Rate and therefore, variable interest rates.

The target for the overnight rate remained at a record low of per cent through most of the economic downturn. To understand the effects of news on bond markets, it is instructive to look beyond individual maturities and consider the entire term structure of interest rates. For example, unexpected changes in monthly nonfarm payroll employment numbers cause large movements at short and medium maturities, but do not affect long-term interest rates.

Inflation news affects the long end of the term. Bank of Canada holds rates: First reactions from the announcement Purpose Investments CEO Som Seif and Financial Post columnists Joe Chidley and. To account for time-zone differences, we measure changes in foreign exchange rates and interest rates in all countries, except those in Canada, from the day of the FOMC through the next day’s close.

In our sample, a few FOMC announcements occur before pm Eastern time. Movement in Canadian dollar shows how domestic and external factors co relate with each other.

These factors play an important role at different points of time. The factors are economic performance, interest rates, inflation rates, Canada’s public debt, trade and current account balance etc (Bank of canda).

"Evolving Macroeconomic Perceptions and the Term Structure of Interest Rates" (with Athanasios Orphanides), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control,36(2), Here is a web appendix.

"The Term Structure of Real Rates and Expected Inflation" (with Geert Bekaert and Andrew Ang),Journal of Finance, 63(2),   OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada will decide today whether to continue raising interest rates, and will issue its latest predictions for the Canadian economy.

Most economists expect the central bank to retain its key rate at per cent, the level it has been at since the last quarter-point increase in January. But they’ll [ ].

The "Beige Book" (officially the Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions) is released eight times per year by the Federal Reserve. It includes a collection of discussions from each of. Jon Faust, John H. Rogers, Shing-Yi B. Wang and Jonathan H. Wright, The high-frequency response of exchange rates and interest rates to macroeconomic announcements, Journal of Monetary Economics, 54, 4, (), ().

Tandon and Urich () find unexpected changes in the Producer Price Index and the unanticipated components of money supply announcements have significant effects on interest rates in foreign markets.

Bailey () adds supporting evidence in establishing a link between U.S. money supply announcements and the Canadian financial by:   The Bank of Canada (BoC) said on Wednesday it will maintain its benchmark rate at per cent, but the tone of the central bank’s statement suggests a hike is likely in July.

The next interest rate announcement is scheduled for J It will be accompanied by the BoC’s quarterly Monetary Policy Report outlining a more detailed forecast for the Canadian economy and future direction of interest rates.

Source: Bank of Canada Press Release –   The Bank of Canada announced Wednesday it is keeping its trendsetting interest rate steady at one per cent, as widely expected. After two consecutive hikes in July and September, Canada’s. As a result, the central bank opted to keep its overnight interest rate unchanged at per cent Wednesday – where it has been since last July, when the bank cut rates for the second time in.

Related: Why we’re stuck in a low interest rate trap The rapid return of inflation has left the new Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz caught between a rock and a hard place. The Bank of Canada raised interest rates on Wednesday, surprising many, and left the door open to more rate hikes in even as it pledged.

for the term structure of interest rates. Incorporating Long-Run Macroeconomic Expectations The difficulty of the purely macroeconomic approach to model the long end of the yield curve suggests some misspecification in the modeling of the long-run expectation of the short-run interest rate process.

As shown by Kozicki and Tinsley (   Macroeconomics and the Term Structure by Refet S. Gürkaynak and Jonathan H. Wright. Published in vol issue 2, pages of Journal of Economic Literature, JuneAbstract: This paper provides an overview of the analysis of the term structure of interest rates with a.

Balduzzi et al. () find that most announcements tend to be incorporated very quickly into prices (1 min or less), while Fleming and Remolona () pinpoint a substantial increase in trading volume up to half an hour after macroeconomic announcements and Goldberg and Leonard () find a direct and large effect on German government bond Cited by: 6.

Interest rates during the current pdf recovery have been unusually low. Some have pdf that yields have been pushed down by declines in longer-run expectations of the normal inflation-adjusted short-term interest rate—that is, by a drop in the so-called equilibrium or natural rate of interest.

New evidence from financial markets shows that a decline in this rate has indeed contributed.Chapter The Bank of Canada and Monetary Policy study guide by shynellek includes 13 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, activities .As we discussed in ebook previous post, when short-term interest rates approached zero in the fall ofthe Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) turned to large long-term bond purchases, known as quantitative easing (QE), and forward guidance to reduce long-term yields and stimulate the economy.