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The Weekly Economic Watch offers a commentary on developments in the economic environment as depicted by economic indicators released during the week and on indicators to be published in the upcoming week. Trends in a wide range of international, national and provincial economic and financial indicators are also presented.
Each month, the World economic outlook, in particular the North-American context, is reassessed. It also includes forecasts for the major economic and financial variables.
- Canada: The BoC can’t deny that we are at full employment
- U.S.: Unemployment is increasingly frictional
- Canada: How do you spell relief?
- World: U.S.-China truce does not equate to end of trade war
- Canada: Business sentiment improves
- Canada: Rebound in the cards for Q2
- Canada: What’s pushing up inflation?
- Canada: Negative real interest rate contrasts with situation stateside
- U.S.: Mortgage refinancing activity surging amid lower interest rates
- U.S.: Could sinking inflation expectations force the Fed’s hand?
An analysis on a current economic or financial topic.
- New NBF Financial Stress Index does not suggest BoC rate cut
- Presentation to the Canadian Economic Club – January 9, 2019
- Fixed Income: Stock-bond correlations: Are we at an inflection point?
- Strategy update: Trade war = slower earnings growth
- Reality check: Are Canadian households perched over a sinkhole?
- Reality check: Canadian exposure to U.S. protectionism
- The Metropolitan Economic Momentum Index (MEMI)
- U.S.-China truce: a pause in the great power competition
- What is next for Brexit and the UK?
- Is Great Power Rivalry Reshaping Canada’s Economic Landscape?
- Argentina’s looming make-or-break election
- The perils and promise of India
- President Obrador’s politics cool Mexico’s economy
- The behind the scenes struggle to choose the ECB's next leader
- What’s next in the seemingly never-ending Brexit Saga?
- Geopolitics are pushing oil prices higher
- China-U.S. trade deal or not, tensions will remain
- Quick Hit: Foreign demand in Canadian securities resumes
- Quick Hit: Speculators [finally] turn bullish on CAD
- Quick Hit: What to expect in Canadian credit if the Fed is easing?
- Quick Hit: A mid-year public sector supply snapshot
- Quick Hit: How much easing room is ‘safe’ for the big dollar?
- Quick Hit: Making the case for less aggressive Fed easing
- Quick Hit: Fed ease-BoC hold scenario supportive for the loonie
- Quick Hit: Trading CMB in a low yield environment
- Quick Hit: Ahead of ECB meeting: Where is the inflation?
- Quick Hit: The June 1st that wasn’t (+ our monthly Domestic Bond Monitor)