Your Reading List

Global markets: Canadian GDP up in January

By Commodity News Service Canada

WINNIPEG, March 31 – The following is a glance at the news moving markets globally.

– Canada’s gross domestic product grew 0.6 per cent in January on the strength of widespread growth across both goods- and service-producing industries. With the exception of October, gross domestic product has risen every month since June 2016, Statistics Canada said in a report on Friday.

– Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees in Canada were C$967 in January, little changed from December and up 1.8 per cent from January 2016, Statistics Canada said on Friday.

– US consumer spending held mostly steady in February, according to reports out of the country.

US consumer spending increased by 0.1 per cent in February.
end

About the author

Glacier FarmMedia Feed

GFM Network News

Glacier FarmMedia, a division of Glacier Media, is Canada's largest publisher of agricultural news in print and online.

GFM Network News's recent articles

Comments

explore

Stories from our other publications