Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week:

Banking conference

RBC Capital Markets hosts its Canadian bank CEO conference on Monday. The meet up will hear from the leaders of Canada's big banks as they prepare to deal with a widely expected economic slowdown this year.

Macklem panel

Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem will participate in a panel discussion at the Sveriges Riksbank’s symposium on central bank independence. The Bank of Canada's next interest rate decision and monetary policy report are set for Jan. 25.

Aritzia results

Clothing retailer Aritzia Inc. will release its third-quarter results after the close of markets on Wednesday. The company's second-quarter profit and sales were up from a year earlier as both its retail and e-commerce sales rose.

Algonquin Power update

Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. will hold an investor update call on Thursday. Shares in the company plunged in November after it reported a third-quarter loss and cut its financial guidance for the year.

Economic outlook

The Economic Club of Canada will host is annual economic outlook discussion on Friday. A panel of chief economists will offer their predictions for the year amid worries over economic growth and the possibility of a recession.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 8, 2023.

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