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Econo-metrics: The (almost) monster first quarter GDP -

Here is the headline: Canada's gross domestic product accelerated to an annual rate of 3.7 per cent in the first quarter, as Canadians kept shopping and companies rebuilt inventories, Statistics Canada reported May 31. StatsCan raised its growth ...and more »

Bad news, bears: Canada's economy is actually doing better than you think -

It takes a special kind of cynic to look at the latest GDP numbers and find them wanting. Canada posted impressive gains in the first quarter, Statistics Canada revealed on Wednesday, with the economy expanding at an annual pace of 3.7 per cent — the ...and more »

Canada's economy grew at 3.7% pace in first quarter of 2017 -

Canada's economy expanded at an annual pace of nearly four per cent in the first quarter, more than three times the growth seen in the U.S. in the same period. According to Statistics Canada, the total value of all goods and services sold in Canada ...and more »

Three Years Into Modi's Regime, the Cracks Are Beginning to Show - The Wire

Unemployment has risen and the corporate sector has taken a hit, but the Modi government is relying on statistics to create an illusion of economic growth. Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Credit: Reuters/Yuya Shino. The completion of three years of Prime ...and more »

Oil, loonie and NAFTA: Investors may have good reasons to run away from the fastest-growing G-7 economy - Financial Post

The country's economy expanded at an annualized 3.7 per cent pace in the first quarter, Statistics Canada reported Wednesday, easily tops in the Group of Seven. Meanwhile, in a year when stocks are rising everywhere, Canada's benchmark index is the ...and more »

Demonetisation pulls down India GDP growth rate to 6.1% in Q4 2016-17 - Livemint

India's GDP growth in 2016-17 came in at 7.1%, in line with the official estimate. Graphic: Ahmed Raza Khan/Mint. Latest News » · Canada's PM Justin Trudeau downplays talk of snub by Modi govt · North Korea pulled out of Olympic meeting with Mike Pence ...and more »

Canada's Economic Growth Triples US's - Huffington Post Canada

Canada's GDP grew at a 3.7-per-cent pace in the first three months of 2017, more than tripling the U.S.'s 1.2-per-cent pace, StatsCan reported on Wednesday. "Wasn't it America that was supposed to be made great again? And yet boring old Canada was a ...and more »

GDP growth slows to 6.1% in Jan-March: Indian economy finally bares its demonetisation scars - Hindustan Times

India's economic growth slowed to 6.1% in the fourth quarter ending March 2017, compared with 7.1% in the previous quarter. business Updated: Jun 01, 2017 09:30 IST. LiveMint. Demonetisation pulled down India GDP growth rate to 6.1% in Q4 2016-17 from ...and more »

GDP slowdown: Demonetisation's fallout has hurt the economy but there are reasons to be optimistic - Times of India (blog)

India's economy, or gross domestic product, grew a disappointing 6.1% in the January-March quarter of 2016-17. This growth rate however was not surprising. A deceleration in the pace of economic growth was evident from the beginning of the financial ...and more »

India is no longer the fastest-growing economy - The Hindu

India lost its fastest-growing major economy tag in the fourth quarter of 2016-17, with GDP growth coming in at 6.1% compared with China's 6.9% in the same period. Data from the Ministry of Statistics on Wednesday showed GDP grew 7.1% in the financial ...and more »