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Canada unemployment rate rises to 5.8% as labor force continues to grow

Statistic Canada on Friday reported that Canada's unemployment rate rose to 5.8%,, reaching the highest since the start of 2022.

Canada inflation drops to 2.9% in January

Canada's headline CPI rose 2.9% in January, hitting Bank of Canada's inflation-control target range of 1% - 3% for the first time since March 2021.

UK retail sales rebounds 3.4% in Jan after dismal Christmas figures

UK retail volume rose 3.4% MoM in January, after it dropped by 3.3% in December

UK inflation holds at 4% in January

CPI: 4.0% YoY (Dec: 4.0%); Core CPI: 5.1% YoY (Dec: 5.1%)

US Core CPI rises 3.9% in January

Core CPI: 3.86% YoY (Dec: 3.93%) | 0.39% MoM (0.28%)

US payroll growth in Jan beats expectations

US nonfarm payroll increased 353,000 and Unemployment rate as 3.7% in January

US CPI inflation rebounds in Dec to 3.4%

Core CPI inflation continues to decelerate to 3.93%

UK Economic Inactivity and Long-term Sickness

Post-covid trend of the economic inactivity in the UK

US gains 339,000 jobs while unemployment rate rises to 3.7%

Employers in the US added 339,000 jobs in May, but at the same time 440,000 more people reported they were unemployed

Eurozone inflation drops to 6.1% in May, lower than expected

Annual consumer prices in the Eurozone rose by 6.1% YoY in May, down from 7% in April.

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