Friday, May 22, 2015
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Consumer Price Index, April 2015
The Consumer Price Index rose 0.8% in the 12 months to April, after increasing 1.2% in March. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index decreased 0.1% in April, following a 0.3% rise in March.
Retail trade, March 2015
Retail sales rose for the second consecutive month in March, advancing 0.7% to $42.5 billion. Despite these increases, retail sales remained below their historical peak recorded in November 2014. Sales in March were up in 7 of 11 subsectors, representing 71% of retail trade.
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May 21, 2015
Employment Insurance, March 2015
In March, 517,900 people received regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, up 5,900 or 1.1% from February. Compared with March 2014, the number of EI beneficiaries rose slightly (+2,600), the first year-over-year increase since February 2010.
May 20, 2015
Wholesale trade, March 2015
Wholesale sales rose 0.8% to $53.9 billion in March after two consecutive monthly declines. Higher sales were recorded in five of seven subsectors, accounting for 66% of total wholesale sales.
May 15, 2015
Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, March 2015
Manufacturing sales rose 2.9% to $51.0 billion in March, the second increase in six months.
May 15, 2015
Canada's international transactions in securities, March 2015
Foreign investment in Canadian securities was up significantly in March to $22.5 billion. Foreign acquisitions of Canadian private corporate securities accounted for the bulk of this activity. At the same time, Canadian investors reduced their holdings of foreign securities by $3.2 billion, all debt instruments.
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