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Monthly Economic Letter

Your monthly source of news on economic issues

Here you'll find concise data and clear analysis prepared by our team of economists, including interest rates, economic growth, business credit conditions, and more.

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This edition of the Economic Letter looks at the state of consumer spending in Canada, what to expect from consumers in the coming months, and above all, how companies can capitalize on emerging trends to grow their sales. Read more

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  • April 2023Could U.S. banking turmoil turn into a financial crisis?
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