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Thomas StorringDirector, Economics and Statistics
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August 29, 2016
US PERSONAL INCOME AND OUTLAY, JULY 2016

Today, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that US personal income increased $71.6 billion, or by 0.4 per cent (all data are seasonally adjusted at annual rates), in July.

Wages and salaries increased $43.3 billion, or by 0.5 per cent, in July.  This was the fifth consecutive monthly increase in US wages and salaries.

US personal disp...

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August 29, 2016
JAPAN CPI, JULY 2016

 

Japanese prices declined 0.5 per cent from July 2015 to July 2016. This was primarily attributable to lower energy prices (-11.4 per cent) as well as slowing inflation for food prices (1.1 per cent).  Excluding food and energy (but including alcoholic beverages), Japanese inflation was 0.3 per cent. 

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

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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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