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Economic calendar and indicators of Canada

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 0.4% 3 Q 2017 1.0% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 5.9% Jan 2018 5.8% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 1.2% Jan 2018 1.2% Monthly
BoC Interest Rate Decision 1.25% 1.0%
Trade Balance $-3.186 B Dec 2017 $-2.71 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
13:30
CAD
0.5%
0.7%
-0.5%
13:30
CAD
1.2%
1.2%
1.2%
13:30
CAD
0.7%
0.1%
-0.4%
13:30
CAD
1.7%
2.1%
1.9%
20:30
CAD
13:30
CAD
2.8%
2.2%
13:30
CAD
-0.1%
-0.9%
13:30
CAD
10.5%
6.2%
13:30
CAD
-0.1%
-0.1%
13:30
CAD
$-16.789 B
$-19.346 B
14:30
CAD
13:30
CAD
2.5%
0.4%
13:30
CAD
13:30
CAD
0.2%
0.4%

Economic indicators

Market Last Reference Previous Frequency
CFTC CAD Non-Commercial Net Positions 23.1 K 20 Feb 2018 32.5 K Weekly
Foreign Securities Purchases $-1.972 B Dec 2017 $19.203 B Monthly
Foreign Securities Purchases by Canadians $21.991 B Dec 2017 $-4.615 B Monthly
GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP Implicit Price Index q/q 0.0% 3 Q 2017 -0.1% Quarterly
GDP m/m 0.4% Nov 2017 0.0% Monthly
GDP q/q 0.4% 3 Q 2017 1.0% Quarterly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
Employment Change -88 K Jan 2018 64.8 K Monthly
Full-Time Employment Change 49 K Jan 2018 23.2 K Monthly
Labor Productivity q/q -0.6% 3 Q 2017 -0.2% Quarterly
Participation Rate 65.5% Jan 2018 65.8% Monthly
Part-Time Employment Change -137 K Jan 2018 41.6 K Monthly
Unemployment Rate 5.9% Jan 2018 5.8% Monthly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
Core CPI m/m 0.5% Jan 2018 -0.5% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 1.2% Jan 2018 1.2% Monthly
CPI m/m 0.7% Jan 2018 -0.4% Monthly
CPI y/y 1.7% Jan 2018 1.9% Monthly
IPPI m/m -0.1% Dec 2017 1.4% Monthly
IPPI y/y 2.2% Dec 2017 2.7% Monthly
RMPI m/m -0.9% Dec 2017 5.4% Monthly
RMPI y/y 6.2% Dec 2017 13.9% Monthly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
BoC Interest Rate Decision 1.25% 1.0%
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Current Account $-19.346 B 3 Q 2017 $-15.587 B Quarterly
Exports $46.51 B Dec 2017 $46.248 B Monthly
Imports $49.696 B Dec 2017 $48.958 B Monthly
Trade Balance $-3.186 B Dec 2017 $-2.71 B Monthly
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
Building Permits m/m 4.8% Dec 2017 -7.3% Monthly
Capacity Utilization Rate 85.0% 3 Q 2017 84.3% Quarterly
Corporate Profits q/q -1.9% 4 Q 2017 9.5% Quarterly
Ivey PMI 55.2 Jan 2018 60.4 Monthly
Ivey PMI n.s.a. 51.3 Jan 2018 49.3 Monthly
Manufacturing Sales m/m -0.3% Dec 2017 3.8% Monthly
Markit Manufacturing PMI 55.9 Jan 2018 54.7 Monthly
Wholesale Trade m/m -0.5% Dec 2017 0.3% Monthly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
Core Retail Sales m/m -1.8% Dec 2017 1.7% Monthly
Retail Sales m/m -0.8% Dec 2017 0.3% Monthly
Housing Last Reference Previous Frequency
CMHC Housing Starts 216.21 K Jan 2018 216.275 K Monthly
New Housing Price Index m/m 0.0% Dec 2017 0.1% Monthly