Tag: Canadian Dollar
Troy Media Alberta’s retail trade numbers for March came in slightly better than in February, up 0.3 per cent, fully 9 per cent better than where they stood in 2011. The labour market in the province began to dramatically improve in the first quarter of 2011, dropping from 5.6 to the current 5.1 per cent. [...]
Troy Media – by McLean & Partners Among the G7 economies, Canada is in good financial shape but will likely post only modest GDP growth in 2012, in the area of two per cent. Economic growth will be constrained by a persistently high Canadian dollar and sluggishness among the country’s main trading partners. We believe [...]
Troy Media – ATB Financial The timing seems unfortunate. Just as we head into the season when many Canadians might be booking a vacation in the sunnier climates of the United States, the Canadian dollar is softening against its American counterpart.