The week ahead: Bank of Canada rate decision, employment data


Bank of Canada supports recovery on consumers


Monday September 6

  • Closed markets in Canada and the United States

Tuesday, September 7

  • No notable events scheduled

Wednesday September 8

  • Notable wins: Lululemon, GameStop
  • Bank of Canada issues decision on interest rates (1000)
  • Federal leaders’ debate in French (2000)
  • Scotia Two-Day Financial Summit Begins (TMX Group CEO John McKenzie at 920, Home Capital CEO Yousry Bissada at 1315)
  • Porter Airlines returns to service

Thursday September 9

  • Notable data: initial jobless claims in the United States
  • Notable gains: Empire Company, Dollarama, Transat AT
  • European Central Bank publishes decision on interest rates (745)
  • The Governor of the Bank of Canada, Tiff Macklem, addresses the Federation of Chambers of Commerce of Quebec (1200)
  • Scotland Two Day Finance Summit (Scotia CEO Brian Porter at 820, RBC CEO Dave McKay at 850, BMO CEO Darryl White at 920, TD CEO Bharat Masrani at 950, CEO of CIBC Victor Dodig at 1030, CEO of Banque Nationale Louis Vachoon at 1100)
  • Federal Leaders Debate in English (2100)

Friday, September 10

  • Notable data: Canadian Labor Force Survey, national balance sheet and financial flow accounts, and industrial capacity utilization rate
  • Notable gains: Roots

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