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UPDATED | Bank of Canada warns on prolonged inflation, ends bond-buying program

The Bank of Canada is warning inflation will stay higher for longer than it previously forecast and signalled that an interest rate hike may be coming sooner than expected. The central bank said Wednesday it now forecasts that annual inflation rates will continue their upward swing through the rest of year, averaging 4.75 per cent.

The Bank of Canada is shown in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick