Economic calendar and indicators of Canada

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 0.5% 3 Q 2018 0.7% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 5.6% Dec 2018 5.6% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 1.7% Dec 2018 1.5% Monthly
BoC Interest Rate Decision 1.75% 1.75%
Trade Balance $-2.06 B Nov 2018 $-0.851 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
13:30
CAD
-1.4%
-0.3%
-0.1%
13:30
CAD
-1.0%
-0.1%
0.7%
13:30
CAD
-0.9%
0.0%
0.2%
13:30
CAD
-0.6%
0.1%
-0.2%
13:30
CAD
0.2%
0.3%
13:30
CAD
-0.3%
-0.8%
13:30
CAD
1.6%
2.8%
13:30
CAD
0.3%
-11.7%
13:30
CAD
-1.1%
-9.9%

Economic indicators

Market Last Reference Previous Frequency
CFTC CAD Non-Commercial Net Positions -7.5 K 18 Dec 2018 -11.7 K Weekly
Foreign Securities Purchases $9.454 B Nov 2018 $3.969 B Monthly
Foreign Securities Purchases by Canadians $-4.091 B Nov 2018 $14.921 B Monthly
GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP Implicit Price Index q/q 0.7% 3 Q 2018 0.4% Quarterly
GDP m/m 0.3% Oct 2018 -0.1% Monthly
GDP q/q 0.5% 3 Q 2018 0.7% Quarterly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
Employment Change 9.3 K Dec 2018 94.1 K Monthly
Full-Time Employment Change -18.9 K Dec 2018 89.9 K Monthly
Labor Productivity q/q 0.3% 3 Q 2018 0.7% Quarterly
Participation Rate 65.4% Dec 2018 65.4% Monthly
Part-Time Employment Change 28.3 K Dec 2018 4.1 K Monthly
Unemployment Rate 5.6% Dec 2018 5.6% Monthly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
Core CPI m/m -0.2% Dec 2018 -0.2% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 1.7% Dec 2018 1.5% Monthly
CPI m/m -0.1% Dec 2018 -0.4% Monthly
CPI y/y 2.0% Dec 2018 1.7% Monthly
IPPI m/m -0.8% Nov 2018 0.2% Monthly
IPPI y/y 2.8% Nov 2018 5.2% Monthly
RMPI m/m -11.7% Nov 2018 -2.3% Monthly
RMPI y/y -9.9% Nov 2018 7.7% Monthly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
BoC Interest Rate Decision 1.75% 1.75%
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Current Account $-10.343 B 3 Q 2018 $-16.679 B Quarterly
Exports $48.329 B Nov 2018 $49.768 B Monthly
Imports $50.39 B Nov 2018 $50.619 B Monthly
Trade Balance $-2.06 B Nov 2018 $-0.851 B Monthly
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
Building Permits m/m 2.6% Nov 2018 -0.4% Monthly
Capacity Utilization Rate 82.6% 3 Q 2018 84.1% Quarterly
Corporate Profits q/q 3.9% 3 Q 2018 2.2% Quarterly
Ivey PMI 59.7 Dec 2018 57.2 Monthly
Ivey PMI n.s.a. 48.2 Dec 2018 57.3 Monthly
Manufacturing Sales m/m -1.4% Nov 2018 -0.1% Monthly
Markit Manufacturing PMI 53.6 Dec 2018 54.9 Monthly
Wholesale Trade m/m -1.0% Nov 2018 0.7% Monthly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
Core Retail Sales m/m -0.6% Nov 2018 -0.2% Monthly
Retail Sales m/m -0.9% Nov 2018 0.2% Monthly
Housing Last Reference Previous Frequency
CMHC Housing Starts 213.419 K Dec 2018 224.349 K Monthly
New Housing Price Index m/m 0.0% Nov 2018 0.0% Monthly