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% Nov 2018 5.8% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 1.6% Oct 2018 1.5% Monthly
BoC Interest Rate Decision 1.75% 1.75%
Trade Balance $-1.165 B Oct 2018 $-0.891 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
13:15
CAD
215.941 K
218.29 K
206.753 K
13:30
CAD
-0.2%
-0.6%
0.4%
20:30
CAD
13:30
CAD
13:30
CAD
13:30
CAD
13:30
CAD
13:30
CAD
0.2%
0.3%
13:30
CAD
2.3%
2.4%
13:30
CAD
-0.2%
0.4%
13:30
CAD
1.9%
1.6%
13:30
CAD
0.5%
-0.5%

Economic indicators

Market Last Reference Previous Frequency
CFTC CAD Non-Commercial Net Positions -12.9 K 4 Dec 2018 -8.6 K Weekly
Foreign Securities Purchases $7.695 B Sep 2018 $2.632 B Monthly
Foreign Securities Purchases by Canadians $10.586 B Sep 2018 $-0.288 B Monthly
GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP Implicit Price Index q/q 0.7% 3 Q 2018 0.4% Quarterly
GDP m/m -0.1% Sep 2018 0.1% Monthly
GDP q/q 0.5% 3 Q 2018 0.7% Quarterly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
Employment Change 94.1 K Nov 2018 11.2 K Monthly
Full-Time Employment Change 89.9 K Nov 2018 33.9 K Monthly
Labor Productivity q/q 0.3% 3 Q 2018 0.7% Quarterly
Participation Rate 65.4% Nov 2018 65.2% Monthly
Part-Time Employment Change 4.1 K Nov 2018 -22.6 K Monthly
Unemployment Rate 5.6% Nov 2018 5.8% Monthly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
Core CPI m/m 0.4% Oct 2018 0.0% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 1.6% Oct 2018 1.5% Monthly
CPI m/m 0.3% Oct 2018 -0.4% Monthly
CPI y/y 2.4% Oct 2018 2.2% Monthly
IPPI m/m 0.2% Oct 2018 0.2% Monthly
IPPI y/y 5.3% Oct 2018 6.3% Monthly
RMPI m/m -2.4% Oct 2018 -1.0% Monthly
RMPI y/y 7.7% Oct 2018 14.5% 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 $49.323 B Oct 2018 $49.911 B Monthly
Imports $50.488 B Oct 2018 $50.802 B Monthly
Trade Balance $-1.165 B Oct 2018 $-0.891 B Monthly
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
Building Permits m/m -0.2% Oct 2018 0.4% Monthly
Capacity Utilization Rate 85.5% 2 Q 2018 83.7% Quarterly
Corporate Profits q/q 3.9% 3 Q 2018 2.2% Quarterly
Ivey PMI 57.2 Nov 2018 61.8 Monthly
Ivey PMI n.s.a. 57.3 Nov 2018 64.6 Monthly
Manufacturing Sales m/m 0.2% Sep 2018 -0.5% Monthly
Markit Manufacturing PMI 54.9 Nov 2018 53.9 Monthly
Wholesale Trade m/m -0.5% Sep 2018 -0.1% Monthly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
Core Retail Sales m/m 0.1% Sep 2018 -0.4% Monthly
Retail Sales m/m 0.2% Sep 2018 0.0% Monthly
Housing Last Reference Previous Frequency
CMHC Housing Starts 215.941 K Nov 2018 206.753 K Monthly
New Housing Price Index m/m 0.0% Sep 2018 0.0% Monthly