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Canada Employment Change

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Latest Release
Sep 07, 2018
Actual
-51.6K
Forecast
5.1K
Previous
54.1K
Employment Change measures the change in the number of people employed. Job creation is an important indicator of consumer spending.

A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the CAD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the CAD.
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Source: Statistics Canada
Canada Employment Change
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Oct 05, 2018 (Sep) 08:30     -51.6K
Sep 07, 2018 (Aug) 08:30 -51.6K 5.1K 54.1K
Aug 10, 2018 (Jul) 08:30 54.1K 17.5K 31.8K
Jul 06, 2018 (Jun) 08:30 31.8K 24.0K -7.5K
Jun 08, 2018 (May) 08:30 -7.5K 17.5K -1.1K
May 11, 2018 (Apr) 08:30 -1.1K 17.4K 32.3K

News

Canada Sheds 51,600 Jobs in August
Canada Sheds 51,600 Jobs in August By Investing.com - Sep 07, 2018

Investing.com - The Canadian economy lost 51,600 jobs in August, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday. Economists had forecast a gain of 5,100 jobs. The unemployment rate rose to 6.0%, above...

Canada Adds 54,100 Jobs in July
Canada Adds 54,100 Jobs in July By Investing.com - Aug 10, 2018

Investing.com - The Canadian economy created 54,100 jobs in July, data from Statistics Canada showed on Friday. Economists had forecast an increased of 17,500 jobs. The unemployment rate fell to...

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Stephen Innes
The U.S. Is Hiring And The Dollar Is King By Stephen Innes - Sep 09, 2018

The US is Hiring, and the Dollar is King. The highest year on year print for US Average Hourly Wages since 2009 contributed to the stronger close on the US Dollar Index Friday. However, given the USD...

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Freedom Trader
FTrader Jun 09, 2017 8:03AM ET
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Guys will be BUY on CAD news after 30 min ?.
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Sikandar Ali
Sikandar Ali Aug 07, 2015 7:20AM ET
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USDCAD = DOWN
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Carine Marcel Inocencio da Costa
Carine Marcel Inocencio da Costa Apr 09, 2015 9:57AM ET
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DOWN! CAD/JPY
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Muhammad Sajjad Hussain
Muhammad Sajjad Hussain Feb 04, 2015 7:30PM ET
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usd cad down
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Rashad Dadashov
Rashad Dadashov Feb 04, 2015 7:30PM ET
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thank you! .
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Rashad Dadashov
Rashad Dadashov Feb 04, 2015 7:30PM ET
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you're right!
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Neranjan Dissanayake
Neranjan Dissanayake Nov 06, 2014 10:38PM ET
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USDCAD go up
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Neranjan Dissanayake
Neranjan Dissanayake Nov 06, 2014 10:21PM ET
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This data will weak the CAD. So today USDCAD will increase. Any way It is gradually increasing and this trend suggest the target 1.14800
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Martin Dimitrov
Martin Dimitrov Oct 10, 2014 10:28AM ET
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Beyyy-auuu-teeea-full :D
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Dilina Sandika
Dilina Sandika Oct 10, 2014 5:00AM ET
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UP.
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adnan ali mumtaz
adnan ali mumtaz Oct 10, 2014 5:00AM ET
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canada up or gbp?.
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adnan ali mumtaz
adnan ali mumtaz Oct 10, 2014 5:00AM ET
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canada up or usd?
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Rizki Prasetyo
Rizki Prasetyo Oct 10, 2014 5:00AM ET
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I Hope Up.
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zubair jafar
zubair jafar Sep 04, 2014 1:32PM ET
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up or down guys ?.
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pradyot kumar
pradyot kumar Aug 15, 2014 6:21AM ET
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usd/cad u/p
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