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Daily Report
Report NameRelease Date
Canadian January CPI growth edged into the BoC’s target range

February 20, 2024

U.S. CPI growth shows underlying signs of inflation reacceleration

February 13, 2024

Canadian labour markets unexpectedly firmed early in 2024

February 9, 2024

U.S. jobs market strength persist in January

February 2, 2024

Canadian GDP ticked higher in Q4 2023

January 31, 2024

U.S. Fed holds rates unchanged again

January 31, 2024

U.S. GDP strong in Q4 alongside moderate price growth

January 25, 2024

BoC holds rates steady with talks shifting to timing of cuts

January 24, 2024

December Canadian headline CPI rose to 3.4% on mixed details

January 16, 2024

Bank of Canada Q4 BOS confirms softening economic backdrop

January 15, 2024

December U.S. inflation showed marginal upside surprise

January 11, 2024

Run of softer Canadian GDP data extended in October

December 22, 2023

The Canadian headline CPI held at 3.1% in November

December 19, 2023

The Fed stayed on the bench again with timing of rate cuts "coming into view"

December 13, 2023

Moderating US inflation pressures extended in November

December 12, 2023

U.S. unemployment edged lower in November

December 8, 2023

BoC remains on hold, emphasizing weakened economic backdrop

December 6, 2023

Canadian labour markets softened further in November

December 1, 2023

Canadian GDP declined in Q3

November 30, 2023

Canadian CPI dropped to 3.1% in October

November 21, 2023

U.S. price growth eased again in October

November 14, 2023

Tight U.S. labour markets continued to ease in October

November 3, 2023

Canadian unemployment rate up again in October

November 3, 2023

Ontario fall fiscal update strikes a more sombre tone

November 2, 2023

U.S. Fed pauses interest rate hike for the second time in a row

November 1, 2023

New 2024-2026 federal immigration targets flat amid policy tweaks

November 1, 2023

Canadian GDP edging lower in Q3

October 31, 2023

U.S. economy defied gravity in Q3 with 4.9% GDP gain

October 26, 2023

BoC extends pause on rate hikes, and expects slower growth

October 25, 2023

Canadian inflation pressures (finally) edged lower in September

October 17, 2023

Canada's Q3 BOS survey flagged softer demand backdrop against elevated inflation expectations

October 16, 2023

U.S. inflation pressures ticked higher in September

October 12, 2023

Canadian employment up sharply again in September

October 6, 2023

U.S. unemployment rate held steady in September

October 6, 2023

July marks a soft start to Q3 Canadian GDP growth

September 29, 2023

Record population growth masks slower economic conditions in Canada

September 28, 2023

U.S. Fed skips September rate hike

September 20, 2023

Canadian inflation pressures accelerated in August

September 19, 2023

Broader U.S. price pressures muted in August

September 13, 2023

Canadian employment still rising, but so is unemployment

September 8, 2023

BoC hits (hopeful) pause on rate hikes

September 6, 2023

Canadian GDP growth edged lower in Q2

September 1, 2023

US unemployment rate higher in August

September 1, 2023

Canadian inflation pressures persisting in July

August 15, 2023

Inflation pressures keep receding in the U.S.

August 10, 2023

Tight US labour market not letting up, yet

August 4, 2023

Canadian labour market tightness eases into July

August 4, 2023

Canadian GDP growth picked up pace in May

July 28, 2023

U.S. GDP growth accelerated in Q2

July 27, 2023

US Fed 'data dependent' after July rate hike

July 26, 2023

Annual Canadian inflation slowed to 2.8% in June

July 18, 2023

U.S. inflation eased more than expected in June

July 12, 2023

Bank of Canada 'data dependent' after July rate hike

July 12, 2023

Canadian labour markets still firm in June

July 7, 2023

U.S. posted moderate job growth in June

July 7, 2023

BOS Survey flagging softening business sentiment in Q2

June 30, 2023

Canadian inflation rate slowed sharply in May

June 27, 2023

Canadian household debt servicing costs rose again in Q1

June 14, 2023

Fed “skips” June interest rate hike, but hints at more to come

June 14, 2023

U.S. inflation dropped to 4% in May

June 13, 2023

Canadian employment declined in May despite population surge

June 9, 2023

Bank of Canada remains proactive with 25 bp rate hike

June 7, 2023

U.S. unemployment rate ticked up in May despite payroll increase

June 2, 2023

Canadian GDP resilience stretching into Q2

May 31, 2023

Canadian inflation picked up in April

May 16, 2023

U.S. inflation inched down again in April

May 10, 2023

Canadian labour markets still firm in April

May 5, 2023

Momentum extended in U.S. labour market in April

May 5, 2023

Fed hikes but opens the door to a pause

May 3, 2023

Prairie provinces topped the 2022 growth rankings

May 1, 2023

Canada GDP growth slowing after January surge

April 28, 2023

March brought more improvements in Canadian CPI

April 18, 2023

Canadian employment up again in March

April 6, 2023

Bank of Canada’s Q1 Business Outlook Survey flags building growth headwinds and easing inflation

April 3, 2023

Canadian GDP on track for a modest increase in Q1 2023

March 31, 2023

With a dovish 25 bp hike, the Fed's tightening cycle is nearing an end

March 22, 2023

Slowing Canadian inflation keeping BoC on the sideline

March 21, 2023

Inflation pressures continued to moderate in the U.S. in February

March 14, 2023

Canadian labour markets still strong in February

March 10, 2023

U.S. payroll (relatively) firm in February

March 10, 2023

BoC officially moves to the sidelines

March 8, 2023

Canadian GDP growth paused in Q4 before January gain

February 28, 2023

Canadian CAPEX survey suggests 4.3% ($13B) boost to capital investment in 2023

February 28, 2023

More green shoots in Canadian inflation in January

February 21, 2023

U.S. inflation pressures eased less than expected in January

February 14, 2023

Canada added 150K jobs in January; no sign of labour markets losing steam

February 10, 2023

Surging January U.S. employment adds upside to the Fed

February 3, 2023

Fed’s downshift suggests rapid tightening cycle is nearing an end

February 1, 2023

Canadian GDP growth continuing to slow

January 31, 2023

BoC rate hiking cycle appears to be over

January 25, 2023

Canadian CPI growth slowed further in December

January 17, 2023

The good, the bad and the ugly from latest Bank of Canada BOS survey

January 16, 2023

More easing in December’s US inflation report won’t stop the Fed (yet)

January 12, 2023

Canada added over 100K new jobs in December as labour market momentum holds up

January 6, 2023

U.S. employment ended 2022 with above-trend job growth

January 6, 2023

Canadian GDP growth stalling into the winter

December 23, 2022

Easing Canadian inflation pressures took a pause in November

December 21, 2022

Fed slows its tightening cycle but maintains hawkish messaging

December 14, 2022

More green shoots in U.S. November inflation report

December 13, 2022

BoC’s hawkish(ish) 50 bp hike could be its last

December 7, 2022

Canadian employment edged up 10k in November

December 2, 2022

U.S. job growth showed unexpected momentum in November

December 2, 2022

Canadian Q3 GDP up more than expected, but details soft

November 29, 2022

Growth expectations among Canadian businesses resilient in Q4

November 25, 2022

Easing inflation pressures in October draws BoC closer to the end of hiking cycle

November 16, 2022

2021 in review: Almost all provinces enjoyed sharp economic rebounds

November 10, 2022

U.S. inflation showed very early signs of easing in October

November 10, 2022

Canadian employment surged 108k in October

November 4, 2022

U.S. job growth slowing but still above trend in October

November 4, 2022

Another big hike from the Fed, but is a downshift coming?

November 2, 2022

Canadian GDP growth slowed over the summer

October 28, 2022

U.S. GDP bounced back in Q3 but outlook weakening

October 27, 2022

BoC’s half point hike suggests peak is near

October 26, 2022

Canadian businesses expect lower inflation and slower growth in Q3 BOS

October 17, 2022

Canadian employment edged higher in September

October 7, 2022

U.S. labour markets nearing peak conditions in September

October 7, 2022

Canadian GDP growth leveling off in the summer

September 29, 2022

Another 75 basis point hike from the Fed, and more on the way

September 21, 2022

Canadian inflation pressures further eased in August

September 20, 2022

Lower net worth, higher debt payments, to further squeeze household spending

September 13, 2022

U.S. core inflation accelerated in August

September 13, 2022

Canadian employment down for third straight month in August

September 7, 2022

U.S. unemployment rate ticked higher in August

September 2, 2022

Canadian GDP growth slowing into the summer

August 31, 2022

Labour shortages and rising interest rates headline Canadian Q3 business concerns

August 30, 2022

Canadian inflation dropped lower in July

August 16, 2022

U.S. inflation surprised on the downside in July

August 10, 2022

U.S. payroll surprised with a big gain in July

August 5, 2022

Another month of lower employment in July signals labour market losing steam

August 5, 2022

Canadian GDP growth remained flat in May

July 29, 2022

U.S. economy contracted again in Q2

July 28, 2022

Fed delivers another 75 bps rate hike

July 27, 2022

U.S. inflation hit a boiling point in June

July 13, 2022

Forceful BoC surprises with 100 bp hike

July 13, 2022

Another solid U.S. payroll report in June

July 8, 2022

Canadian employment edged lower in June as wages surged

July 8, 2022

Canadian business confidence holding up as inflation headwinds build

July 4, 2022

Canadian GDP growth starting to slow

June 30, 2022

May Canadian inflation highest since 1983

June 22, 2022

Fed steps up its inflation fight with 75 bp hike

June 15, 2022

Canadian employment (and wages) jumped higher in May

June 10, 2022

U.S. CPI Growth heats up in May

June 10, 2022

Another larger job gain reported in May in the U.S.

June 3, 2022

BoC hikes another 50 bps and isn’t done yet

June 1, 2022

Solid Canadian Q1 GDP growth to reaffirm BoC rate hike

May 31, 2022

Slowdown in April U.S. inflation will not move the needle for the Fed

May 11, 2022

Canadian labour markets tightened further in April

May 6, 2022

U.S. posted solid job growth in April

May 6, 2022

Fed hikes by 50 bps with more to come

May 4, 2022

Half of Canadian provinces fully recovered pandemic losses in 2021

May 2, 2022

Canadian GDP bounced back from winter virus disruptions

April 29, 2022

US GDP edged lower in Q1/2022

April 28, 2022

BoC opts for outsized hike in battle against high inflation

April 13, 2022

Surging gas prices lifted US inflation in March

April 12, 2022

Canadian unemployment hit multi-decade low in March

April 8, 2022

Bank of Canada surveys flag intensifying inflation pressures

April 4, 2022

Robust US payrolls set tone for faster Fed hiking path

April 1, 2022

Canadian economy grew in January despite Omicron virus wave

March 31, 2022

Hawkish Fed kicks off tightening cycle

March 16, 2022

Canada’s inflation hit 5.7% and price pressures broaden in February

March 16, 2022

Canadian job market surged back from Omicron disruptions

March 11, 2022

U.S. price growth accelerating ahead of Russian invasion

March 10, 2022

US labour market maintained hiring momentum in February

March 4, 2022

Liftoff! BoC hikes rate from lower bound

March 2, 2022

Canadian economy ended 2021 on a strong note

March 1, 2022

Canadian 2022 investment plans surge on public spending

February 25, 2022

Canada’s inflation rate faster and broader in January

February 16, 2022

Canadian home sellers in the driver's seat coast-to-coast

February 15, 2022

“Resort towns” to year-round homes: More Canadians choose small town life over big city living

February 11, 2022

Omicron put a big (temporary) dent in Canadian labour markets

February 4, 2022

US labour market posted solid gain in January

February 4, 2022

Canadian GDP growth solid pre-Omicron pressure

February 1, 2022

Fed signals rate hikes are imminent

January 26, 2022

BoC holds steady but tees up rate hikes

January 26, 2022

Canada’s inflation rate ticked higher in December

January 19, 2022

BoC's Q4 Business Outlook Survey showed intensifying inflation pressure

January 17, 2022

US headline inflation reached 7% in December 2021

January 12, 2022

US employment gain softer in December

January 7, 2022

Canadian labour markets firm ahead of Omicron

January 7, 2022