Business confidence down, but companies still plan to invest: BDC
Will spend on intangible assets such as technology, marketing, intellectual property and employee training-over the next 12 months.
Bank of Canada survey suggests business confidence up
Outside of energy-producing regions, reports of improved indicators of future sales are widespread.
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Canadian business sentiment drops from high levels: survey
Bank of Canada’s measure for corporate confidence dropped into negative territory for the first time since Q3 of 2016.
Get serious about trade diversification
Tariffs have increased manufacturing costs throughout North American supply chains.
Rising growth for Atlantic provinces in rosy outlook
Conference Board cites service-sector stability and rising exports.
Freshii withdraws 2019 outlook after widely missing third quarter results
The company had expected up to $285 million in sales from as many as 760 stores within the next year or so.
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Tide turns for Canada’s oil industry, but pipeline issues a constraint
Ability to expand export markets beyond North America key to competitiveness.
Firms still positive about future, but some see moderation ahead: Bank of Canada
They anticipate sales the faster over the next 12 months, stronger overall from increasing US demand.
US protectionism concerns otherwise optimistic Canadian manufacturers
PLANT Manufacturers’ Outlook 2018 study shows they’re expecting business to be good, will invest in growth.
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OECD raises outlook for Canadian economy this year
Forecast for global economic growth was unchanged at 3.5%.
Canadian firms expect post-election US growth: Bank of Canada
That’s despite uncertainty arising from potential protectionist bent of Trump’s administration.
Canadian CEOs overconfident about challenges: KPMG
They claim to be managing disruptions but study suggests they aren’t backing that belief up with action.