• The Canadian economy adds jobs for the 13th month in a row in August

    8 Sep 2017 04:29 PM |

    Canadian jobs rose by 22.2 thousand jobs in August, slightly stronger than expectations for a mere 19,000 jobs, following the addition of 10.9 thousand jobs in July.

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  • The strength of the labor market reinforces the hopes of the Japanese economy getting out of recession

    29 Aug 2017 12:24 PM |

    Japan's consumer spending unexpectedly fell in July despite a continuing improvement in the labor market, providing some hope for faster wage growth and thus helping the world's third-largest economy to get rid of long decades of deflation.

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  • Daily Wrap Up – 8 August

    8 Aug 2017 07:24 PM |

    The US dollar rose strongly during mid-day trading to reach its highest level since July 28 at 93.75, following the JOLTS Job Index, which rose to a record high by 461,000 in June, rising to 6.2 million.

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  • Strong U.S. jobs report seen in July; wages likely rose

    4 Aug 2017 02:04 PM |

    By Reuters : U.S. employers likely maintained a strong pace of hiring in July while raising wages for workers, signs of labor market tightness that could clear the way for the Federal Reserve to announce next month a plan to start shrinking its massive bond portfolio.

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