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    US durable goods orders drop but key category shows strength

    May 27, 2018 by The Canadian Press

    Washington – Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in April amid weaker demand for aircraft. But a key category that tracks business investment rose after sliding in March – a sign of health for American industry. The Commerce Department says

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    Manufacturing sales top expectations for November, gaining 1.5 per cent

    January 20, 2017 by Rehana Begg

    Ottawa – Canadian manufacturing sales topped expectations in November as they climbed 1.5 per cent in the month to $51.8 billion. Economists had expected a gain of 1.0 per cent for the month, according to Thomson Reuters. Statistics Canada said

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    Services sector to play increasingly important role in exports, Bank of Canada says

    November 8, 2016 by The Canadian Press

    Halifax – Canada’s services sector is expected to play an increasingly important role in the growth of the country’s exports, a deputy governor of the Bank of Canada says. “Canada’s resource sector is shrinking in economic importance as investment and

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    Weaker short-term economic outlook for Canada

    July 25, 2016 by MRO Magazine

    Ottawa – The Composite Leading Index, a new Conference Board of Canada economic measure that tracks short-term indicators of the economy, inched down 0.2 points in May, its first decrease in three months. “The drop in the indicator suggests a