Canada December building permits +7.4% vs +2.8% expected

Author: Adam Button | Category: News

Canadian December building permits data:

building permits
  • Four-month high
  • Prior was -2.4% (revised to -3.5%)
  • Ontario +10.5%
  • Quebec +15.8%
  • Multi-family +15.9%
  • Single-family -3.2%
CAD is more-concerned with oil and the risk trade right now but that's the story everywhere. All the data right now is going into the 'back pocket' of the market and if/when coronavirus fears fizzle, then we will see it have an impact.

USD/CAD is up 5 pips on the day to 1.3313.

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