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Cholesterol: foods rich in fiber that lower the rate

Soluble fiber, found in foods like oats, vegetables, and fruits, can help lower cholesterol. Cholesterol is a fatty substance created by the liver. Cholesterol also comes from eating animal products, such as dairy and meat. The body needs a certain amount of cholesterol to function properly. However, excess cholesterol can cause health problems. There are …

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No respite for the indebted: Bank of Canada will raise key rate further

No respite for the indebted: Bank of Canada will raise key rate further

The Bank of Canada raises its key rate for the sixth time this year on Wednesday. While consumers suffer, banks benefit. Consumers will have to pay more for their mortgages and lines of credit. The Bank of Canada’s key rate will rise between 0.5 and 0.75 percentage points on Wednesday, according to experts, bringing it …

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More interest rate hikes will be needed, says Tiff Macklem

More interest rate hikes will be needed, says Tiff Macklem

In the text of a speech to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce, Macklem said Thursday that high inflation increasingly reflects domestic price pressures. The governor noted that while global events such as the pandemic and the Russian invasion of Ukraine fueled price increases, demand was outpacing supply overall in the Canadian economy. Mr. Macklem felt …

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United States: the Fed once again raises its reference rate three-quarters of a point

United States: the Fed once again raises its reference rate three-quarters of a point

(Photo: 123RF) Washington — The US central bank (Fed) tightened its monetary policy again on Wednesday, in the face of inflation still too high, and warned that it would have to tighten further, which will be painful for households. “We need to realign supply and demand. And our way of doing that is to slow …

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Faced with runaway inflation in the United States, the Fed makes the biggest rate hike since 1994

Faced with runaway inflation in the United States, the Fed makes the biggest rate hike since 1994

The US central bank (Fed) raised its reference rates by three-quarters of a point on Wednesday, the largest rise since 1994, and its president assured that the institution remains “determined” to fight galloping inflation. • Read also: Another rate hike in the offing at the Fed, perhaps even the biggest since 1994 This increase “is …

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Bank of Canada |  Another "strong" rate hike in sight

Bank of Canada | Another “strong” rate hike in sight

The Canadian economy held firm in March, ending the quarter with 3.1% annualized growth, arguing for a third key rate hike on Wednesday. “GDP growth of 3.1% is respectable, especially since the first month of the year was weighed down by health measures,” commented the National Bank economists after the publication of the most recent …

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Rate hikes |  Alternative mortgages are gaining popularity

Rate hikes | Alternative mortgages are gaining popularity

(Toronto) Homebuyers across the country are increasingly turning to credit unions and private lenders for mortgages as rates rise, and mortgage brokers are watching. These experts point out that Canadians are now more attracted to these alternative lenders than before because fixed mortgage rates have reached and slightly exceeded the 4.0% threshold in recent months …

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