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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.
- U.S.: The Fed reports surging profits in Q1
- Canada: Continued dependence on short-term flows to finance external deficit
- U.S.: Payroll employment is set to disappoint in May
- Canada: Cheap loonie supporting the labour market
- Canada: Non-financials profits hit a record in Q1
An analysis on a current economic or financial topic.
- Alberta's wildfires in context
- Canadian manufacturers post near-record profits in 2015
- Will gold retain its lustre?
- Sub-1% growth for Canada?
- The BoC needs to avoid weakening the CAD further
- A10+ takeaways from Canada’s 2016 budget
- A closer look at the Government of Canada's enlarged borrowing requirement
- Anatomy of Ottawa's fiscal transformation
- Canada’s leverage to foreign money: How scary?
- Foreign selling of provincial bonds: Déjà vu all over again?
The Economic Outlook presents an overall picture of the state of the World Economy, with an emphasis on North America and the Canadian provincial economies.
- The rise of protectionism heralds a more fragmented global geopolitical landscape
- A successful agreement to cut oil production unlikely in 2016
- The growing risk of a Brexit
- As goes Germany's politics, so goes Europe
- Brazil's tremendous challenges and long-term potential