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May 27, 2016
US GDP 2016 Q1 (SECOND ESTIMATE)

In the first quarter of 2016, the US economy grew at an annualized rate of 0.8 per cent, revised up from 0.5 per cent reported in the advance estimate.  US economic growth has been slowing since the second quarter of 2015.  In the revised results ($2009 chained, seasonally adjusted at annualized rates):

  • Personal consumer expenditures grew at a real p...

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    May 27, 2016
    JAPAN CPI, APRIL 2016

     

    Japanese prices declined 0.3 per cent from April 2015 to April 2016.  This was primarily attributable to lower energy prices (-12.6 per cent) as well as slowing inflation for food prices (1.2 per cent).  Excluding food and energy (but including alcoholic beverages), Japanese inflation was 0.7 per cent. 

    (Note there was a 3 per cent sales tax ...

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    May 26, 2016
    EMPLOYMENT, EARNINGS AND HOURS, MARCH 2016

    Nova Scotians' average weekly earnings (including overtime, seasonally adjusted) increased $3.22 per week (0.4%) from February to $856.25 in March 2016. This is 3.5 per cent above the level in March of last year. Canadians' average weekly wages increased 0.5 per cent from February to $960.30 in March 2016, a 0.7 percent increase over March 2015.

    This month, all p ...

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    May 26, 2016
    JOB VACANCIES, FEBRUARY 2016

    In the 3 months ending in February 2016, there were an average of 4,200 job vacancies in Nova Scotia (unadjusted for seasonality), contributing to a slightly higher job vacancy rate at 1.1 per cent.  

    Higher job vacancy rates indicate a tighter labour market, in which employers have greater difficulty filling positions.             &nb...

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    May 26, 2016
    QUARTERLY FINANCIAL STATISTICS FOR ENTERPRISES, 1ST QUARTER 2016

    Canadian corporations earned $73.1 billion in operating profits (seasonally adjusted) in the 1st quarter of 2016, down 4.6 per cent and marking the third consecutive quarterly decline. Operating profits were down in 11 of 22 industries. Compared to a year ago, corporate profits are 0.4 per cent lower.

     

    The non-financial sector operating profits (seasonall...

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