The Daily Tuesday, June 16, 2015
June 16, 2015
Canada’s international transactions in securities, April 2015
Foreign investors purchased Canadian securities for a fourth straight month in April, adding $12.9 billion to their holdings. At the same time, Canadian investment in foreign securities resumed with acquisitions totalling $6.6 billion in the month, mainly non-US foreign securities.
Job vacancies, three-month average ending in March 2015
Canadian businesses reported 232,000 job vacancies in March, up 23,000 compared with 12 months earlier. For every job vacancy, there were 5.9 unemployed people, down from 6.7 in March 2014. This decline in the ratio was the result of both fewer unemployed people and more job vacancies.
Private radio broadcasting, 2014
Study: Empirical evidence from Canadian firm-level data on the relationship between trade and productivity performance
Exports of grains by final destination, April 2015