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China’s Rise on Hold?

September 14, 2015

Kip Beckman
Principal Economist
World Outlook

Economic news from China over the summer has shaken global financial markets and led to concerns about a global recession. In June and July, the Shanghai stock market tumbled by more than 30 per cent and required government intervention to prevent a complete ...

The Dreaded “R” Word? Not for Services!

September 03, 2015

Danielle  Goldfarb Danielle Goldfarb
Director
Global Commerce Centre
Jacqueline Palladini Jacqueline Palladini
Senior Economist

Tuesday’s Statistics Canada release confirmed that Canada did indeed experience a recession during the first half of the year. The energy sector was certainly hard hit by the sharp drop in oil prices. And the manufacturing of durables—including ...


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