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August 31, 2015
CANADA'S BALANCE OF INTERNATIONAL PAYMENTS 2015 Q2

Canada's balance of payments reported a current account deficit of $17.4 billion in the second quarter (seasonally adjusted).  This was an improvement of $0.7 billion over the revised deficit reported for the first quarter.  

Since 2014, Canada's balance of payments has been primarily eroded by an increasing deficit in goods trade as goods exports slipped.  However, the slide in goods exports stopped in Q2, with a gain of 0.5 per cent ($0.7 billion).  Gains were ...

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August 28, 2015
US PERSONAL INCOME AND OUTLAY, JULY 2015

US personal income grew by 0.4 per cent (seasonally adjusted) in July, marking four consecutive months of growth at this pace.  US consumer expenditures increased by 0.3 per cent in July, the sixth consecutive month of growth.  In the last two months, personal income has risen faster than consumer spending (and other dispositions of personal income), leading to a sl...

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August 28, 2015
UK GDP Q2 (SECOND ESTIMATE)

UK GDP is estimated to have increased by 0.7% in Quarter 2 (Apr to June) 2015 compared with growth of 0.4% in Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar) 2015, both unrevised from the previous release. Output increased in the production (+0.7%), construction (+0.2%) and services (+0.7%) sectors. Manufacturing, a subset of production, was down 0.3 per cent.

GDP was 2.6% higher in Quarter 2 (Apr to June) 2015 compared with the same quarter a year ago.                 ...

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August 27, 2015
EMPLOYMENT, EARNINGS AND HOURS, JUNE 2015

Nova Scotians' average weekly earnings (including overtime, seasonally adjusted) increased $9.41 per week (1.1%) from May to $838.11 in June 2015.  This is 1.9 per cent above the level in June of last year. Canadians' average weekly wages increased 0.8 per cent from May to $954.60 in June 2015, a 1.9 percent increase over June 2014.

This month, Newfoundland and Labrador (- ...

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August 27, 2015
QUARTERLY FINANCIAL STATISTICS FOR ENTERPRISES, 2ND QUARTER 2015

Canadian corporations earned $80.9 billion in operating profits (seasonally adjusted) in the 2nd quarter of 2015, up 12.9 per cent after two quarters of declines. Profits decreased in 11 out of 22 industries and both financial and non-financial sectors were up with the financial sector mainly responsible for the turnaround.  Compared to a year earlier, operating profits are 3.8 per cent lower.


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