trending Market Intelligence /marketintelligence/en/news-insights/trending/gJnb_zF9hHhIy71To1mnqw2 content
Log in to other products

Login to Market Intelligence Platform


Looking for more?

Contact Us

Request a Demo

You're one step closer to unlocking our suite of comprehensive and robust tools.

Fill out the form so we can connect you to the right person.

If your company has a current subscription with S&P Global Market Intelligence, you can register as a new user for access to the platform(s) covered by your license at Market Intelligence platform or S&P Capital IQ.

  • First Name*
  • Last Name*
  • Business Email *
  • Phone *
  • Company Name *
  • City *
  • We generated a verification code for you

  • Enter verification Code here*

* Required

Thank you for your interest in S&P Global Market Intelligence! We noticed you've identified yourself as a student. Through existing partnerships with academic institutions around the globe, it's likely you already have access to our resources. Please contact your professors, library, or administrative staff to receive your student login.

At this time we are unable to offer free trials or product demonstrations directly to students. If you discover that our solutions are not available to you, we encourage you to advocate at your university for a best-in-class learning experience that will help you long after you've completed your degree. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

In This List

S&P raises 2020 GDP growth forecast for Canada

Street Talk - Ep. 64: Coronavirus jumpstarts digital adoption

Street Talk Podcast

Street Talk - Ep. 63: Deal talks continue amid bank M&A freeze, setting up for strong Q4

Street Talk Podcast

Street Talk - Ep. 62: 'Brutal' outlook for oil demand offers banks in oil patch no relief

Amid Q1 APAC Fintech Funding Slump, Payment Companies Drove Investments

S&P raises 2020 GDP growth forecast for Canada

Despite signs of underlying strength, Canada will continue to see muted economic expansion in 2020, S&P Global Ratings said as it raised the country's real GDP growth forecast for the next year to 1.6% from a previously projected 1.4%.

The forecast is still below the country's potential growth rate, S&P Global Ratings said. The rating agency maintained its GDP growth forecast for the present year at 1.5%.

Real GDP growth in the third quarter eased to 1.3% from 3.5% in the previous quarter, but domestic demand growth was significant with a 3.2% rise as business investment and housing climbed 2.6% and 3.2%, respectively. That growth balanced a 1.5% fall in exports, the rating agency said.

S&P Global Ratings reiterated its expectations that the Bank of Canada will maintain its key rate at 1.75% through 2020, despite the below-potential growth outlook.