IMF scolds Bank of Canada, should consider better communication of its monetary policy

The IMF with words of advice for the BOC. Reuters with the report, in summary:

  • strengthening communications could include explanations on how quickly the BoC thinks the policy rate could return to neutral
  • can also better communicate on how it views market expectations regarding the evolution of the policy rate

The Bank of Canada fobbed them off:

  • “we certainly share the goal of transparency, and a commitment to look at ways for possible improvements”

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This article was written by Eamonn Sheridan at Source