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    New Motor Vehicle Sales

    Index: tracking.
    The ratio of car sold last month to the previous month and a year ago, expressed as a percentage.

    Market impact: limited.
    Reflects the economic climate in the country and has a small influence over the market. High sales are a positive for the Canadian dollar.

    Published: in the middle of each month.

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    NHPI - New Housing Price Index

    Index: advance.
    Dynamics of prices for new housing. The indicator records the inflation of real estate.

    Market impact: limited.
    The price advance entices investors. This is a leading indicator of economic security, which affects markets composedly. The index advance helps strengthen the national currency.

    Published: each month around the 10th.

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    Retail Trade

    Index: tracking.
    The dynamic of the retail sales in the trade. Reflects the total revenue received from the sales.

    Market impact: High.
    Most often the index changes influenced by changes in the prices of food and automotive fuel. The index has a strong influence over the market and is difficult to forecast. It’s lower value is a signal to decrease of the economic growth and the rate of the national currency.

    Published: monthly, around the 20th.

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    RMPI

    Index: tracking.
    The inflation indicator of the raw materials purchased by manufacturers.

    Market impact: limited.
    The indicator has a limited influence over the market. The index advance has a positive effect on the national currency, as if the producers have to pay more for goods and services, the cost increase will be shifted to consumers.

    Published: at the end or beginning of each month.

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    Trade Balance

    Index: tracking.
    The key indicator, strongly influencing over the market. The report details all international trade. The indicator is the difference between exports and imports.

    Market Impact: High.
    Export always has to be analyzed first, since it directly affects the economic growth. Import images the domestic demand for products and has an influence over the trade balance and the exchange rate. It corrects revenue from import in the national currency. The positive trade balance (exports more than imports) or decrease of the negative trade balance – has a positive influence over the rate of the national currency. In case of the import is more than exports, the opposite effect occurs. The market will react to the trade balance indicator, depending on as the results will be important to the economy at the moment. Indicator’s fluctuations help to forecast the GDP, as far as import is sourced from GDP and export is added. The decrease of the trade deficit strengthens the national currency due to higher export.

    Published: in the middle of each month.

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    Unemployment Rate

    Index: tracking.
    The ratio of the number of people registered as unemployed to the total employable population from 15 up to 64 multiplied by 100.*

    Market Impact: High.
    Index has a strong influence over the market.*Rise in unemployment levels has a negative influence over the national currency.*

    Published: monthly, in 8 days after the reporting period.

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    Wholesale Sales

    Index: tracking.
    Dynamics of wholesale sales as a percentage to the previous period.

    Market impact: limited.
    The index has a limited influence over the market and is a measure of inflation. Wholesale sales advance leads to the strengthening of the Canadian dollar.

    Published: monthly on the third week.

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