Good times are back (and they're going to get a lot better) - The Globe and Mail

Happy birthday Canada! Your gift is an economy on the cusp of a mini-boom – more jobs, low inflation and rising optimism among businesses. David Parkinson explains how we (finally) shook off the oil shock and got our mojo back. Condominiums are seen ...

Economy strength fuels calls for rate hike - Macleans.ca

Canada's gross domestic product expanded 0.2 percent in April, following an outsized increase of 0.5 percent the previous month, Statistics Canada reported June 30. More importantly, Canadian companies are spending again. A separate release from the ...

Rosy economic data, central bank survey back expectations of interest-rate hike - MetroNews Canada

OTTAWA — Sturdy economic growth and a central bank survey showing renewed business optimism reinforced expectations Friday that Canada's first interest rate hike since 2010 could be less than two weeks away. A Statistics Canada report showed the ...

Solid Canada growth, sentiment accelerates talk of July rate hike - Reuters

FILE PHOTO: Shoppers stroll through the 5.3 million square foot (492,000 square metre) West Edmonton Mall in Edmonton, Alberta February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Dan Riedlhuber/File Photo. 1/2. left. right. FILE PHOTO: People shop during the ...

WRAPUP 2-Solid Canada growth, sentiment accelerates talk of July rate hike - Reuters

OTTAWA, June 30 Canada's economy grew for a sixth consecutive month in April, while a central bank survey of business sentiment showed firms were feeling more upbeat, accelerating expectations for a possible sooner-than-expected rate hike.

Canadian Stocks Are Falling After GDP Meets Expectations - Canadian Commentary - Nasdaq

(RTTNews.com) - The Canadian stock market is losing ground in early trade Friday. The majority of the Canadian sector are trading in the red this morning. Energy stocks are under pressure, despite a slight uptick in crude oil prices. Speculation that ...

Canadian economy grew 0.2 per cent in April despite slump in manufacturing - Radio Canada International

Canadian economy grew 0.2 per cent in April compared with an increase of 0.5 per cent in March, according to the latest figures released by Statistics Canada. The growth was driven by service-producing industries that grew by 0.3 per cent. Goods ...

Canadian economy grew 0.2 per cent in April, matching expectations - CTV News

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says the economy grew 0.2 per cent in April compared with an increase of 0.5 per cent in March. The result matched the expectations of economists, according to Thomson Reuters. The growth came as service-producing ...

Canadian dollar and business outlook - Western Producer

WINNIPEG, June 30 (CNS Canada) The Canadian dollar was stronger Friday morning, as solid gross domestic product data added to expectations for an interest rate hike sooner-rather-than-later. At 8:49 CDT Monday morning the Canadian dollar was at ...

Global markets: Canadian GDP strengthens further in March - Western Producer

... – After increasing 0.5 per cent in March, Canada's real gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.2 per cent in April as 14 out of 20 sectors grew, Statistics Canada said in a report on Friday. Service-producing industries increased 0.3 per cent on ...

New GDP numbers provide more fuel for Canada rate hike - Seeking Alpha

They're new numbers, but pretty old news: Canadian GDP rose 0.2% in April, or 3.3% on a year-over-basis - the fastest pace since June 2014. It's among the final pieces of economic news for the Bank of Canada to consider when it meets on July 12, with a ...

Canada GDP in April Climbs 0.2% - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

OTTAWA—Canadian economic output expanded in April for a sixth straight monthly gain, with the majority of industrial components registering advances. On a one-year basis, the economy rose at its fastest pace in nearly three years, or before the oil ...

Rate hike drumbeat grows as Canada GDP growth holds steady in April - Financial Times

Canada's economy grew for a sixth straight month in April, albeit at a slower pace, further underscoring policymakers' view that conditions are in place for an interest-rate rise as soon as this summer. Gross domestic product for April grew 0.2 per ...

Canadian producer prices drop for first time in nine months - Reuters Canada

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian producer prices in May fell for the first time in nine months, dropping by 0.2 percent from April on lower prices for energy and petroleum products, Statistics Canada said on Friday. Analysts in a Reuters poll had forecast a ...

Economy expanded by 0.2% in April, in line with expectations - CBC.ca

Canada's economy grew by 0.2 per cent in April, down from March's level as the service sector expanded while goods-producing industries were flat. Statistics Canada reported Friday that oil and gas extraction shrank by 0.8 per cent during the month ...

Canada's economy grows 0.2 per cent in April - The Globe and Mail

The Canadian economy had another month of solid growth in April, building on strength seen in the first quarter and supporting expectations the Bank of Canada will soon begin increasing interest rates. Statistics Canada said Friday the economy grew 0.2 ...

Canada April GDP grows 0.2 percent - Nasdaq

June 30 (Reuters) - Canada's economy expanded by 0.2 percent in April after a 0.5 percent increase in March, Statistics Canada said on Friday. The service-producing sector grew by 0.3 percent in April, while the goods-producing sector was flat as an ...

Canada's GDP Grows for a Sixth Month, Adding to Rate-Hike Pressure - Bloomberg

Canada's economy grew for a sixth consecutive month with gains in a majority of industries, underlining the central bank's view a durable recovery from an oil shock is emerging. Gross domestic product grew 0.2 percent in April, Statistics Canada said ...

'Happy birthday news': NHL playoffs help drive Canada's 0.2% economic growth spurt in April - BNN

Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews (34) celebrates his goal against the Washington Capitals during first period NHL hockey round one playoff action in Toronto on Monday, April 17, 2017. , The Canadian Press. OTTAWA - Canada's economy grew ...

Canadian April GDP Rises 0.2%, Economic Optimism Sustained - Economic Calendar

Canadian GDP rose 0.2% in April following a 0.5% gain the previous month and the data was in line with consensus forecasts with year-on-year growth at 3.3%. 14 of the 20 sectors expanded for the month, although goods producing GDP was unchanged on ...