Highlights from the previous week.
The Federal Reserve left the U.S Bank Rates unchanged at <0.50%. The RBNZ left their rates unchanged as well at 2:00%. The U.S unemployment claims decreased by 9k from expected 261k to 252k. On Friday the Canada Core CPI and Retail sales both got a negative print with Core CPI dropping from expected 0.2% to 0.0% while the Retail sales dropped from expected 0.5% to -0.1%. Below are the economic news to watch this week.