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The Ontario government has set the 2016 Annual Rent Increase Guideline at 2.0%. The increase of 2.0% for 2016 is the maximum a landlord can raise a tenant’s rent without the approval of the Landlord and Tenant Board. 178 more words

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Gold: Losing its lust

Gold prices dropped to the 2014 low of 1130.95 as the USD index strengthened after the data in the US showed core consumer price index (CPI) ticked higher in June increasing stakes of the first US interest rate hike in 2015. 149 more words


23 July 2015 (AFR) - Parents, tobacco addicts - Cheese, beer lovers lose out to inflation

(23 July 2015, AFR, p11, by Edmund Tadros,  Misa Han)

‘The buying power of smokers, parents and cheese lovers has shrunk in the past decade while gadget lovers, drivers and homemakers are getting more bang for their buck. 41 more words

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Saskatchewan’s inflation rate hits 1.9% in June

OTTAWA – The annual inflation rate in Saskatchewan was 1.9 per cent in June, up from 1.5 per cent in June. The increase in consumer prices was the largest in Canada. 121 more words


Inflation rate ticks up as food costs rise

OTTAWA – The Canadian consumer price index was up 1.0 per cent in June compared with a year ago as higher prices for food and shelter were offset in part by lower gasoline prices, Statistics Canada said Friday. 288 more words


Yellen's Testimony Today, and the Second Mandate

“… the economy has made further progress toward the Federal Reserve’s objective of maximum employment, while inflation has continued to run below the level that the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) judges to be most consistent over the longer run with the Federal Reserve’s statutory mandate to promote maximum employment and price stability.” 711 more words

Market Commentary

South Africa May Feel The Pinch if China's Property Bubble Bursts

The possible bursting of a Chinese property bubble together with weakness in other areas of the Chinese economy had “significant potential implications” for South Africa’s residential property market, FNB warned on Thursday. 406 more words