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Canada INTEREST RATES

Interest rates go down in Canada

Canada has lowered its interest rates by 0.25 percentage points, from 0.75% to an annual rate of 0.50%.

The key rates a tool used by Central Banks to implement monetary policy.

A reduction in interest rates counters a weakening of prices, or a possible deflationary situation. It also revitalizes the economy and helps to increase exports.

This change is the first to have taken place since on January21th 2015, when the Central Bank lowered interest rates by 0.25 percentage points to 0.75%.

Here we show you the progression of interest rates in Canada. You can see interest rates in other countries in interest rates and see all the economic information about Canada in Canada economy.

Canada - Key rates
DateKey rates
07/15/20150.50%
01/21/20150.75%
09/08/20101.00%
07/20/20100.75%
06/01/20100.50%
04/21/20090.25%
03/03/20090.50%
01/20/20091.00%
12/09/20081.50%
10/21/20082.25%
10/08/20082.50%
04/22/20083.00%
03/04/20083.50%
01/22/20084.00%
12/04/20074.25%
07/10/20074.50%
05/24/20064.25%
04/25/20064.00%
03/07/20063.75%
01/24/20063.50%
12/06/20053.25%
10/18/20053.00%
09/07/20052.75%
10/19/20042.50%
09/08/20042.25%
06/10/20042.00%
Canada - Key rates