In March, consumer prices increased a seasonally adjusted 0.2% over the previous month, which was a notch above the 0.1% rise seen in February. The monthly price rise mainly reflected higher prices for the transportation as well for the recreation, education and reading categories. Annual headline inflation slowed from 2.6% in February to 1.9% in March, which came in an inch below market expectations of a 2.0% increase. As a result, inflation reached its lowest level since September 2010 and remains within the Central Bank's 2.0%
Inflation moderates to a 18-month low in March
April 11, 2012
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October 11, 2016
The Teranet-National Bank National Composite House Price index rose 0.7% in September from the previous month, which followed the 1.5% increase in August.
October 8, 2016
Seasonally-adjusted annualized housing starts registered 220,600 units in September, according to the government-owned Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).
October 7, 2016
The Ivey Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), sponsored by the Richard Ivey School of Business and the Purchasing Management Association of Canada, increased a seasonally-adjusted 6.1 points in September, rising from 52.3 in August to 58.4.
September 30, 2016
In July, GDP grew a strong 0.5% over the previous month in seasonally-adjusted terms.
September 23, 2016
In August, seasonally-adjusted consumer prices recorded a 0.1% decrease over the previous month, which was down from the flat figure recorded in July and marked the lowest reading in six months.