Archive for September 14th, 2010

Deeper Analysis

A Mixed Bag of U.S., Canadian and Brazilian Data Releases Today

September 14, 2010

CANADA Labor productivity fell 0.8% last quarter, the most in over 2-1/2 years and the first drop in three quarters.  Canadian productivity growth has been no match for its U.S. counterpart, averaging 0.6% per annum in the five years to 2009 versus a 1.7% per annum pace of rise in U.S. productivity over that span.  […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Stronger Yen and Swiss Franc

September 14, 2010

The dollar lost 0.4% against the yen and 0.3% against the Swissy.  The dollar otherwise rose 0.8% versus the kiwi, 0.3% against the euro, 0.2% relative to the Australian dollar, and 0.1% against sterling. China’s yuan advanced another 0.2% against the dollar, bringing its cumulative climb to 0.9% since September 3.  The yuan had only […] More