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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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When the labour market eases, we normally expect wage growth to also slow, as bargaining power shifts to employers. However, we have yet to see a significant deceleration in wages, probably because of structural changes in the economy that will continue to influence the labour market. Will business leaders get a break on wages this year? Read more

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