Economic calendar and indicators of Canada

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP Annualized q/q 0.3% 4 Q 2019 1.1% Quarterly
GDP q/q 0.1% 4 Q 2019 0.3% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 13.0% Apr 2020 7.8% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 1.2% Apr 2020 1.6% Monthly
BoC Interest Rate Decision 0.25% 0.25%
Trade Balance $-1.411 B Mar 2020 $-0.894 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
12:30
CAD
0.0%
-13.2%
12:30
CAD
$-11.457 B
$-8.757 B
12:30
CAD
0.1%
0.0%
12:30
CAD
0.6%
0.1%
12:30
CAD
12:30
CAD
-0.2%
-0.9%
12:30
CAD
-3.4%
-2.4%
12:30
CAD
-9.7%
-15.6%
12:30
CAD
-43.5%
-22.7%
12:30
CAD
2.3%
2.1%
12:30
CAD
3.4%
0.3%
15:00
CAD
$-16.508 B
$3.577 B
15:00
CAD
$-18.712 B
$-6.978 B
13:30
CAD
12:30
CAD
14:00
CAD
14:00
CAD
12:30
CAD
$47.668 B
12:30
CAD
$46.257 B
12:30
CAD
$-1.147 B
$-1.411 B

Economic indicators

Market Last Reference Previous Frequency
CFTC CAD Non-Commercial Net Positions -35.1 K 19 May 2020 -32.2 K Weekly
Foreign Securities Purchases $-9.78 B Mar 2020 $19.418 B Monthly
Foreign Securities Purchases by Canadians $-42.242 B Mar 2020 $6.133 B Monthly
GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP Annualized q/q 0.3% 4 Q 2019 1.1% Quarterly
GDP Implicit Price Index q/q 1.0% 4 Q 2019 0.1% Quarterly
GDP m/m 0.0% Feb 2020 0.2% Monthly
GDP q/q 0.1% 4 Q 2019 0.3% Quarterly
GDP y/y 2.1% Feb 2020 1.9% Monthly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
ADP Nonfarm Employment Change -226.7 K Apr 2020 -177.3 K Monthly
Employment Change -1993.8 K Apr 2020 -1010.7 K Monthly
Full-Time Employment Change -1472 K Apr 2020 -474 K Monthly
Labor Productivity q/q -0.1% 4 Q 2019 0.2% Quarterly
Participation Rate 59.8% Apr 2020 63.5% Monthly
Part-Time Employment Change -521.9 K Apr 2020 -536.7 K Monthly
Unemployment Rate 13.0% Apr 2020 7.8% Monthly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
Common CPI y/y 1.6% Apr 2020 1.7% Monthly
Core CPI m/m -0.4% Apr 2020 0.1% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 1.2% Apr 2020 1.6% Monthly
CPI m/m -0.7% Apr 2020 -0.6% Monthly
CPI y/y -0.2% Apr 2020 0.9% Monthly
IPPI m/m -0.9% Mar 2020 -0.6% Monthly
IPPI y/y -2.4% Mar 2020 -0.3% Monthly
Median CPI y/y 2.0% Apr 2020 2.0% Monthly
RMPI m/m -15.6% Mar 2020 -4.8% Monthly
RMPI y/y -22.7% Mar 2020 -5.9% Monthly
Trimmed CPI y/y 1.8% Apr 2020 1.8% Monthly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
BoC Interest Rate Decision 0.25% 0.25%
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Current Account $-8.757 B 4 Q 2019 $-10.864 B Quarterly
Exports $46.257 B Mar 2020 $48.523 B Monthly
Imports $47.668 B Mar 2020 $49.417 B Monthly
Trade Balance $-1.411 B Mar 2020 $-0.894 B Monthly
Government Last Reference Previous Frequency
Budget Balance $3.577 B Feb 2020 $0.415 B Monthly
Budget Balance, Fiscal Year $-6.978 B Feb 2020 $-10.555 B Monthly
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
Building Permits m/m -13.2% Mar 2020 -8.4% Monthly
Capacity Utilization Rate 81.2% 4 Q 2019 81.5% Quarterly
Corporate Profits q/q 3.6% 4 Q 2019 0.2% Quarterly
Ivey PMI 22.8 Apr 2020 26 Monthly
Ivey PMI n.s.a. 23.6 Apr 2020 28.2 Monthly
Manufacturing Sales m/m -9.2% Mar 2020 0.4% Monthly
Markit Manufacturing PMI 33 Apr 2020 46.1 Monthly
Wholesale Trade m/m -2.2% Mar 2020 0.3% Monthly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
Core Retail Sales m/m -0.4% Mar 2020 0.1% Monthly
Retail Sales m/m -10.0% Mar 2020 0.4% Monthly
Housing Last Reference Previous Frequency
CMHC Housing Starts 166.415 K Apr 2020 195.42 K Monthly
New Housing Price Index m/m 0.0% Apr 2020 0.3% Monthly