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When can we expect the next rate hike? The agreement to cut oil production, reached among members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in November, created upward pressure on oil prices at the end of 2016, as investors expected the drop in supply to bolster prices. Read th...
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Weekly economic publications - 10 March 2017

Employment: Canada’s full-time job creation numbers surprise to the upside and the U.S. labour market maintains its momentum This week, Canadian full-time employment numbers surprise to the upside…and our neighbours to the south add more than 200,000 jobs. Read the review          Watch the webcast
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Monthly Publications

Political uncertainty in the air For the past few months, economic data have been exceeding expectations worldwide. Monetary stimulus measures seem to be boosting consumption even more in Europe, the renewal in manufacturing activity is benefitting the emerging economies, while the U.S. job market i...
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U.S. push to boost NATO spending could affect Canada's infrastructure spending: Economist BNN speaks with Clément Gignac, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist at iA Financial Group, about Canada’s trade partners like the EU and the U.S., and what’s ahead for the North American economy. Watch th...
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Quarterly Publications

Dawn of the Trump era 2016 was one of political surprises. First, British citizens surprised the world by voting to leave the European Union, which remains one of the biggest socioeconomic projects of the modern era. It was then the Americans’ turn, electing as their leader Donald Trump, a flashy bi...
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