<strong>FF Notes</strong> : Canada is unique in that they release fresh GDP data on a monthly basis. A quarterly GDP figure is also released, however it’s merely a summation of the monthly data.
<strong>Why Traders Care</strong> : It’s the broadest measure of economic activity and the primary gauge of the economy’s health.
<strong>Frequency</strong> : Released monthly, about 60 days after the month ends.
<strong>Source</strong> : <a href=”http://www.statcan.ca/menu-en.htm”>Statistics Canada</a> (<a href=”http://www.statcan.gc.ca/release-diffusion/2011-eng.htm#a12″>latest release</a>).
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