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Joggers run past the Bank of Canada building in Ottawa.
Joggers run past the Bank of Canada building in Ottawa.
(CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS)

Why today's Bank of Canada statement is the one to watch

Stephen Poloz faces a familiar conundrum on Wednesday, although the stakes may be the highest since he took over the helm from Mark Carney. Expectations are heating up that the Bank of Canada may signal an easing bias – or formally state an inclination to cut rates – in its policy statement this week.