CBJ News

U.S.-China Trade Talks

CBJ — U.S. and Chinese envoys will get together early next month for further talks aimed at ending a massive multi-billion dollar tariff war that is already having an economic ripple effect [...]

Auto Sales on the Rise

CBJ — Auto sales in Canada were up 0.6% in August, marking the first year-over-year increase in 17 months. The sale of light vehicles went up by a little more than 1,000 with this [...]

UK Election Forthcoming?

CBJ — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is demanding an October 15 federal election after lawmakers seeking to prevent a no-deal Brexit dealt him a humiliating defeat in Parliament, [...]

$1.1 Billion Trade Deficit

CBJ — The country posted a merchandise trade deficit of $1.1 billion in July compared with a revised deficit of $55 million June. The result for June was updated from what was originally [...]

Bank of Canada Rate Still 1.75%

CBJ — The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1.75%. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 2% and the deposit rate is 1.5%. As the US-China trade conflict has [...]

U.S. Manufacturing Sluggish

CBJ — U.S. manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in three years last month, with new orders and hiring both declining as trade tensions weighed on business confidence, which [...]

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