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David Ljunggren

UPDATE 1-Bank of Canada says flexible exchange rate crucial for inflation targeting

12:10am IST

OTTAWA, June 17 Flexible exchange rates are a key reason for the Bank of Canada's success in hitting inflation targets and will remain an important part of the monetary policy framework, a top official said on Monday.

Canada set to approve hotly-debated pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit

16 Jun 2019

OTTAWA/CALGARY, Alberta Canada looks set to approve a hotly-debated plan to expand an oil pipeline this week, people familiar with the process told Reuters, but the move is unlikely to help Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rebuild flagging support ahead of an October election.

Canada jobless rate hits all-time low, Canadian dollar jumps to seven-week high

07 Jun 2019

OTTAWA Canada added a higher-than-expected 27,700 net new jobs in May and the unemployment rate dipped to a record low of 5.4%, official data showed on Friday, helping push the Canadian dollar up to a seven-week high.

WRAPUP 1-Canada jobless rate hits all-time low, C$ jumps to 7-week high

07 Jun 2019

OTTAWA, June 7 Canada added a higher-than-expected 27,700 net new jobs in May and the unemployment rate dipped to a record low of 5.4%, official data showed on Friday, helping push the Canadian dollar up to a seven-week high.

Canada frets about potential Chinese crackdown on more exports, mulls Xi meeting

07 Jun 2019

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he was concerned that China could broaden its crackdown on Canada's exports, and that he might seek a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping later this month.

Rising exports help cut Canada's trade deficit to six-month low

06 Jun 2019

OTTAWA Rising exports and falling imports helped shrink Canada's trade deficit in goods in April to C$966 million ($721 million), Statistics Canada said on Thursday, in the latest sign the economy is recovering from a slowdown.

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests

05 Jun 2019

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about China's human rights record, prompting a swift protest from Beijing.

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests

05 Jun 2019

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about China's human rights record, prompting a swift protest from Beijing.

Mexico, Canada plow ahead with trade pact ratification plan despite Trump threats

01 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY/OTTAWA Mexico and Canada said on Friday they would proceed with plans to ratify a new continental trade pact despite a new threat from U.S. President Donald Trump that critics say could undermine chances of the treaty coming into force.

Canada first quarter GDP weaker than expected but March shows sign of recovery

31 May 2019

OTTAWA The Canadian economy expanded at an annualized rate of just 0.4% in the first quarter, Statistics Canada data showed on Friday, although market participants were heartened by signs of a strong recovery in March.

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