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Market News Briefing – December 9th 2016 12:30 (GMT+1)

The futures contracts on Wall street traded today (Friday) a positive trend
Today at 15: 00 (UK time) the preliminary figure of US consumer sentiment index will be published. 10 more words

Wall Street

B.C. food prices set to rise in 2017

The average Canadian family may have to spend as much as $420 more on groceries next year as food prices are expected to climb.

Sylvain Charlebois with the Canada Food Price Report says, “We are expecting food prices to be up anywhere between three and five percent over the next 12 months.” 303 more words


Saskatchewan’s inflation rate up 0.8% in October

The consumer price index rose 0.8 per cent in Saskatchewan during October compared to a year ago Statistics Canada reported Friday.

That follows a gain of 1.1 per cent in September. 122 more words


Market News Briefing – November 17th 2016 14:00 (GMT+1)

The US inflation data released today indicate the sharpest increase in the CPI in the US for six months.
The increase was recorded mainly due to increased fuel prices and rents, and it seems that the Fed was waiting for those data to be able to start raising the interest rates again in December – a year after it raised last time. 88 more words


Market News Briefing – November 15th 2016 10:45 (GMT+1)

The English pound rate against the US dollar has been declining for the second day after data released today showed unexpectedly that UK inflation slowed in October. 18 more words

US Dollar

Market News Briefing – Oct. 31st 2016 14:15 (GMT+1)

U.S. Consumer Spending Rose 0.5% in September, a sign of resilience among households amid middling economic growth.

Consumer Price Index