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Thomas StorringDirector, Economics and Statistics
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August 26, 2016
US GDP 2016 Q2 (SECOND ESTIMATE)

In the second quarter of 2016, the US economy grew at an annualized rate of 1.1 per cent, revised down slightly from the 1.2 per cent reported in the advance estimate. This was higher than the revised estimate of 0.8 per cent for the first quarter, reversing the trend of slowing US economic growth over the three previous quarters. The general picture of economic growth in th...

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August 26, 2016
UK GDP Q2 (SECOND ESTIMATE)

The UK Office of National Statistics reported real GDP for the second quarter of 2016 grew by 0.6 per cent from the first quarter, unrevised from the preliminary estimate. Service and production industries showed an increase while construction and agriculture, forestry, and fishing fell. Compared to the second quarter of 2016, GDP increased by 2.2 per cent, al...

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August 25, 2016
EMPLOYMENT, EARNINGS AND HOURS, JUNE 2016

Nova Scotians' average weekly earnings (including overtime, seasonally adjusted) increased $13.19 per week (1.6 per cent) from May to $845.16 in June 2016.  The current level is 0.9 per cent above the level in June of last year.   Canadians' average weekly wages increased 0.4 per cent from May to $958.14 in June 2016, a 0.5 per cent increase over June 2015. 


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August 25, 2016
QUARTERLY FINANCIAL STATISTICS FOR ENTERPRISES, 2ND QUARTER 2016

Canadian corporations earned $72.9 billion in operating profits (seasonally adjusted) in the 2nd quarter of 2016, falling 3.4 per cent for the fourth consecutive quarterly decline. Profits were 15.3 per cent lower compared to the second quarter of 2015.


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August 25, 2016
JOB VACANCIES, MAY 2016

In the 3 months ending in May 2016, there were an average of 5,000 job vacancies in Nova Scotia (unadjusted for seasonality), contributing to a slightly higher job vacancy rate at 1.3 per cent.  

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

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