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Canada Unemployment Rate

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Latest Release
Dec 07, 2018
Actual
5.6%
Forecast
5.8%
Previous
5.8%
The Unemployment Rate measures the percentage of the total work force that is unemployed and actively seeking employment during the previous month.

A higher than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the CAD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the CAD.
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Source: Statistics Canada
Canada Unemployment Rate
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Dec 07, 2018 (Nov) 08:30 5.6% 5.8% 5.8%
Nov 02, 2018 (Oct) 07:30 5.8% 5.9% 5.9%
Oct 05, 2018 (Sep) 07:30 5.9% 5.9% 6.0%
Sep 07, 2018 (Aug) 07:30 6.0% 5.9% 5.8%
Aug 10, 2018 (Jul) 07:30 5.8% 5.9% 6.0%
Jul 06, 2018 (Jun) 07:30 6.0% 5.8% 5.8%

News

Canada Adds 11,200 Jobs in October
Canada Adds 11,200 Jobs in October By Investing.com - Nov 02, 2018

Investing.com - The Canadian economy added 11,200 jobs in October, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday. Economists had forecast an increase of 12,700 jobs. The unemployment rate edged down...

Canada Adds 54,100 Jobs in July
Canada Adds 54,100 Jobs in July By Investing.com - Aug 10, 2018

Investing.com - The Canadian economy created 54,100 jobs in July, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday. Economists had forecast an increased of 17,500 jobs. The unemployment rate fell to...

Economic Calendar - Top 5 Things To Watch This Week
Economic Calendar - Top 5 Things To Watch This Week By Investing.com - Jul 08, 2018

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Analysis

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FX Risk Aversion Intensifies On NFPs By Kathy Lien - Dec 07, 2018

Daily FX Market Roundup 12.07.2018 By Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management. The last month of the year kicked off with a bang but not in the way that many of us would...

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