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Canada: ADP National Employment Falls

Employment in Canada decreased by 10,500 jobs from May to June according to the June ADP® Canada National Employment Report. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP Canada National Employment Report is produced by the ADP Research Institute®. The report, which is derived from actual ADP payroll data, measures the…

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‘Footy’ dented U.K retail sales and pounds sterling

Thursday July 19: Five things the markets are talking about Yesterday, the dollar retreated from a three-week high as the market cashed in on gains the currency made after two days of testimony by U.S Fed Chair Powell reinforced a strong economic outlook. In congressional testimony on Tuesday and Wednesday Powell said he believed the…

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Fed Powell advances the dollar

Wednesday July 18: Five things the markets are talking about U.S assets get another leg up from rookie Fed Chair Jerome Powell who again expressed optimism over the U.S’s economic growth and stable inflation, telling Congress yesterday that domestic data should keep the central bank on track to raise “gradually” short-term interest rates. However, as…

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PM May faces Brexit battle in parliament on trade

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a battle over trade in parliament on Tuesday, with pro-EU lawmakers hoping to influence her plans to leave the European Union a day after she bowed to demands from Brexit campaigners. May’s vulnerability in parliament, where she lost her Conservative Party’s majority in an ill-judged election last year, was…

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Canada: Monthly survey of manufacturing, May 2018

Manufacturing sales increased 1.4% to $57.1 billion in May, following a 1.1% decline in April. Sales rose in 14 of 21 industries, representing 64% of total manufacturing sales. The chemical, machinery, and wood product industries accounted for most of the gains in May. The transportation equipment industry posted the largest decline. In constant dollars, manufacturing…

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Monday blues or Dog days of summer

Monday blues or Dog days of summer Whether a case of the Monday blues, the Dog Days of summer setting in or a combination of both, markets struggled for direction despite upbeat US economic data while quarterly earnings have failed to inspire investors. And we might chalk it up to a typical summer afternoon NY…

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Chinese Economic Cool Downs Ahead of Trade War Impact

China’s huge economy is cooling just as trade tensions with the United States are heating up. The world’s second-biggest economy grew by 6.7% in the second quarter of the year. That was slightly lower than the previous quarter and is China’s slowest rate of quarterly growth in almost two years. The official figures released Monday…

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