Bank of Canada cuts benchmark mortgage rate for 3rd time in months

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House-hunting Canadians saw their buying power increase this week as the benchmark five-year mortgage rate reported by the Bank of Canada fell for the third time this year, easing a key stress test faced by borrowers.

The central bank said the rate fell to 4.79 per cent, after decreasing to 4.94 per cent in May and to 5.04 per cent in March.

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Original Article Source Credits: Global news, https://globalnews.ca/

Article Written By:  Tara Deschamps

Original Article Posted on: August 13, 2020

Link to Original Article:  https://globalnews.ca/news/7272563/bank-of-canada-cuts-benchmark-mortgage-rate/



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