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The Rate Cutting Cycle Has Begun – The Loonie Hour Episode 139

June 7, 2024

Bank of Canada slashes interest rates, suggests more to come. The ECB also cuts rates, is the Fed next? Economic data is now softening in the US. Why this probably won’t save the Canadian housing market. Private debt fund in Canada halts redemptions in a sign of things to come. Foreign interference corruption in Ottawa.

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