Canada: Current Account deficit at $17.26 billion in Q4
Canadian Current Account deficit narrowed to $17.26 billion during the fourth quarter, missing the median at $17.0 billion and down from $18.91 billion.
Feb 28, 2013
US: PCE rose 0.9% QoQ in Q4
The US Commerce Department informed that the US inflation, measured by the Personal Consumption Expenditures, rose 0.9% QoQ during the last quarter of 2012, matching estimates. The Core reading, which...
Forex Flash: EUR under siege as Italy continues to foment risk – Westpac
According to the Westpac Strategy Team, “The EUR seems unlikely to recover much further with 1.32/1.3300 seen as an ideal zone to initiate shorts for a bigger sell-off down to the 1.27/1.2800 zone.” Moreover, discussions for a grand coalition in Italy will likely last weeks and may not yield much. Fresh elections may be called but that will only occur after election laws are re-written. Yet the Italian parliament does not convene until 15 March.