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Stocks Slump As IMF Sounds Alarm On Housing -- Canadian Commentary - Nasdaq

Stocks Slump As IMF Sounds Alarm On Housing -- Canadian CommentaryNasdaq(RTTNews.com) - Canadian stocks nudged lower Wednesday, after the International Monetary Fund warned of a potential bubble in Canadian housing. "Households are highly indebted and housing affordability, particularly in Vancouver and Toronto, has ...and more »

Bubble, bubble, Canada's housing market poses trouble, IMF says - MarketWatch;

Bubble, bubble, Canada's housing market poses trouble, IMF says - MarketWatch

MarketWatchBubble, bubble, Canada's housing market poses trouble, IMF saysMarketWatchImbalances in Canada's housing market have increased to a degree that could pose a “significant” risk to the outlook for the broader economy, the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday. “Households are highly indebted and housing affordability, ...and more »

IMF warns about housing and household debt, urges more action by government - CTV News;

IMF warns about housing and household debt, urges more action by government - CTV News

CTV NewsIMF warns about housing and household debt, urges more action by governmentCTV NewsOTTAWA -- The International Monetary Fund is warning about the risks to the Canadian economy due to a possible correction in the housing market and urged governments to do more to protect against them. In the preliminary findings of its annual review ...and more »

IMF Calls for Further Measures to Cool Canada's Housing Market - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

IMF Calls for Further Measures to Cool Canada's Housing MarketWall Street Journal (subscription)OTTAWA—Canadian authorities should contemplate additional measures to cool real estate activity, and replace a tax on foreign home buyers with other measures that discourage speculation, the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday. The IMF said ...and more »

Pour money into pensions or risk a poor old age, IMF tells millennials - Telegraph.co.uk;

Pour money into pensions or risk a poor old age, IMF tells millennials - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukPour money into pensions or risk a poor old age, IMF tells millennialsTelegraph.co.ukTraditional state pensions are unlikely to exist in their current form in the decades ahead, so young workers need to seize the initiative now and start saving for their old age, the International Monetary Fund has warned. Aging populations mean ...and more »

IMF warns of 'significant' risks from Canada's housing market - The Globe and Mail;

IMF warns of 'significant' risks from Canada's housing market - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailIMF warns of 'significant' risks from Canada's housing marketThe Globe and MailThe International Monetary Fund is urging Canada to take further action in order to address rising household debt levels and the risks of a sharp correction in the housing market. In a staff statement that followed an annual visit to Canada, the IMF ...and more »

IMF expresses concern over 'hot spots' in Toronto and Vancouver housing markets - CBC.ca;

IMF expresses concern over 'hot spots' in Toronto and Vancouver housing markets - CBC.ca

CBC.caIMF expresses concern over 'hot spots' in Toronto and Vancouver housing marketsCBC.caThe International Monetary Fund says concerns over Canada's housing market are valid, but that doesn't necessarily mean there are systemic problems that need urgent attention. The agency revealed its annual review of Canada's economy on Wednesday, ...and more »

Canada: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2017 Article IV Mission - International Monetary Fund

Canada: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2017 Article IV MissionInternational Monetary FundA Concluding Statement describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the end of an official staff visit (or 'mission'), in most cases to a member country. Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV ...and more »

Housing, US protectionism key risks to Canada outlook - IMF - Reuters Canada;

Housing, US protectionism key risks to Canada outlook - IMF - Reuters Canada

Reuters CanadaHousing, US protectionism key risks to Canada outlook - IMFReuters CanadaOTTAWA (Reuters) - The Bank of Canada should keep interest rates low and Canada's federal government should be ready with more fiscal stimulus in the event of an economic downturn, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday in a report that ...and more »

IMF warns of significant risks to Canada's economic outlook - BNN;

IMF warns of significant risks to Canada's economic outlook - BNN

BNNIMF warns of significant risks to Canada's economic outlookBNNThe International Monetary Fund is warning Canadian economic growth is at risk due to housing market imbalances, declining productivity and trade uncertainty stemming from the Donald Trump administration. In a report published Wednesday, the IMF said ...and more »