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May 22, 2015
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX APRIL 2015



NOVA SCOTIA
In Nova Scotia April 2015, the consumer price index (2002=100) decreased 0.1% from March 2015 to 129.5 and increased 0.3% over April 2014.

The CPI, excluding food and energy, increased 0.1% from March 2015 to 120.7, and increased 1.8% over April 2014.

CANADA
In Canada April 2015, the consumer price index (2002=100)...

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May 22, 2015
ANALYSIS OF NOVA SCOTIA'S CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR APRIL 2015

At 0.3 per cent year over year, Nova Scotia's consumer price index was below the national average (0.8%) from April 2014 to April 2015. Monthly CPI increase for Nova Scotia was -0.1 per cent, equal to the national average this month.

Within Atlantic Canada, PEI posted the largest year over year CPI decrease (-0.7%). Newfoundland and Labrador (-0.5%) and New Brunswick (-0.5%) were also declining. Year-over-year CPI declines in the region outpaced the national average; o ...

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May 22, 2015
US CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, APRIL 2015

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.1 per cent in April on a seasonally adjusted basis. Over the last 12 months, the all items index declined 0.2 per cent (before seasonal adjustment).

The energy index declined 1.3 per cent monthly and was down 19.4 per cent year over year (gasoline dropped 31.7% year over year). The food index showed no change from month to month (0.0%) and was up 2.0 per cent year over year. The Consumer Price Index for all item...

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May 22, 2015
RETAIL TRADE, MARCH 2015

  


In Canada March 2015 retail sales (seasonally adjusted) increased 0.7% from February 2015 to $42.5 billion and increased 3.1% over March 2014. The growth index (2005=100)  increased 0.9 points  to 139.2 over the previous month.

In Nova Scotia March 2015, retai...

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May 22, 2015
BANK OF JAPAN MONETARY POLICY

The Policy Board of the Bank of Japan decided the expansion of monetary base will continue at an annual rate of about 80 trillion yen. Asset purchases will continue for Japanese government bonds (80 trillion yen/year) with an average maturity of 7-10 years, exchange-traded funds (3 trillion yen/year) and real estate investment (90 billion yen/year). The BoJ will maintain holdings of commercial paper and corporate bonds at 2.2 trillion yen and 3.2 trillion yen respectively.

The bo...

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