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Economic calendar and indicators of Canada

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 0.4% 4 Q 2017 0.4% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 5.8% Mar 2018 5.8% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 1.4% Mar 2018 1.5% Monthly
BoC Interest Rate Decision 1.25% 1.25%
Trade Balance $-2.686 B Feb 2018 $-1.938 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
12:30
CAD
2.1%
1.9%
12:30
CAD
-0.7%
-0.3%
12:30
CAD
5.2%
5.9%
12:30
CAD
0.3%
0.1%
12:30
CAD
0.2%
-0.1%
13:30
CAD
12:30
CAD
$48.627 B
12:30
CAD
$45.941 B
12:30
CAD
$-2.299 B
$-2.686 B
14:00
CAD
58.5
59.8
14:00
CAD

Economic indicators

Market Last Reference Previous Frequency
CFTC CAD Non-Commercial Net Positions -30.3 K 17 Apr 2018 -31.7 K Weekly
Foreign Securities Purchases $3.96 B Feb 2018 $5.632 B Monthly
Foreign Securities Purchases by Canadians $6.347 B Feb 2018 $13.175 B Monthly
GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP Implicit Price Index q/q 1.2% 4 Q 2017 0.0% Quarterly
GDP m/m -0.1% Jan 2018 0.2% Monthly
GDP q/q 0.4% 4 Q 2017 0.4% Quarterly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
Employment Change 32.3 K Mar 2018 15.4 K Monthly
Full-Time Employment Change 68.3 K Mar 2018 -39.3 K Monthly
Labor Productivity q/q 0.2% 4 Q 2017 -0.5% Quarterly
Participation Rate 65.5% Mar 2018 65.5% Monthly
Part-Time Employment Change -35.9 K Mar 2018 54.7 K Monthly
Unemployment Rate 5.8% Mar 2018 5.8% Monthly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
Core CPI m/m 0.2% Mar 2018 0.7% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 1.4% Mar 2018 1.5% Monthly
CPI m/m 0.3% Mar 2018 0.6% Monthly
CPI y/y 2.3% Mar 2018 2.2% Monthly
IPPI m/m 0.1% Feb 2018 0.4% Monthly
IPPI y/y 1.9% Feb 2018 2.1% Monthly
RMPI m/m -0.3% Feb 2018 3.4% Monthly
RMPI y/y 5.9% Feb 2018 7.8% Monthly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
BoC Interest Rate Decision 1.25% 1.25%
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Current Account $-16.346 B 4 Q 2017 $-18.589 B Quarterly
Exports $45.941 B Feb 2018 $45.778 B Monthly
Imports $48.627 B Feb 2018 $47.716 B Monthly
Trade Balance $-2.686 B Feb 2018 $-1.938 B Monthly
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
Building Permits m/m -2.6% Feb 2018 5.2% Monthly
Capacity Utilization Rate 86.0% 4 Q 2017 85.1% Quarterly
Corporate Profits q/q -1.9% 4 Q 2017 9.5% Quarterly
Ivey PMI 59.8 Mar 2018 59.6 Monthly
Ivey PMI n.s.a. 64.7 Mar 2018 58.4 Monthly
Manufacturing Sales m/m 1.9% Feb 2018 -1.3% Monthly
Markit Manufacturing PMI 55.7 Mar 2018 55.6 Monthly
Wholesale Trade m/m -0.8% Feb 2018 0.3% Monthly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
Core Retail Sales m/m 0.0% Feb 2018 1.0% Monthly
Retail Sales m/m 0.4% Feb 2018 0.1% Monthly
Housing Last Reference Previous Frequency
CMHC Housing Starts 225.213 K Mar 2018 231.026 K Monthly
New Housing Price Index m/m -0.2% Feb 2018 0.0% Monthly