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September 19, 2014

Consumer Price Index
August 2014

Consumer prices rose 2.1% in the 12 months to August, matching the increase in July. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index increased 0.1% in August, after decreasing 0.1% in July.

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September 19, 2014

Wholesale trade
July 2014

Following three consecutive monthly gains, wholesale sales decreased 0.3% to $52.9 billion in July. Declines in five subsectors, which together represented 81% of wholesale sales, more than offset an increase in the motor vehicle and parts subsector. Excluding this subsector, wholesale sales declined 1.0%.

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September 18, 2014

Canada's international transactions in securities
July 2014

Canadian investors added $9.7 billion of foreign securities to their portfolios in July, the largest such investment since April 2007. Meanwhile, foreign investors acquired $5.3 billion of Canadian securities, mainly instruments from the corporate sector.

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September 18, 2014

Employment Insurance
July 2014

The number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance benefits in July totalled 499,300, little changed from the previous month. Compared with 12 months earlier, the number of beneficiaries decreased 2.9% or 14,900.

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