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According to analysts at National Bank Financial, for the Canadian markets,  the release of February GDP data will attract the most attention.

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“Positive contributions are expected from the retail and the wholesale sectors based on previously-released reports for these indicators.”

“That said, these contributions were likely offset by a poor showing in the manufacturing sector judging from already-reported shipments. If falling home sales in the month are any guide, real estate could also have acted as a drag. All told, we expect GDP to come in flat in the second month of the year, following a healthy +0.3% print the month before. Markit’s Manufacturing PMI for April will also be available this week.”