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Bank of Canada announces interest rate, Tuesday

Adrian Wyld/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Monday, Sept. 3

Financial markets are closed in North America in observance of Labour Day.

Tuesday, Sept. 4

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The U.S. Institute for Supply Management issues its manufacturing index for August. Economists expect a reading of 49.9.

Companies reporting

Campbell Soup Co.

Smithfield Foods Inc.

Wednesday, Sept. 5

The Bank of Canada announces its benchmark interest rate. Economists expect it to remain unchanged at 1 per cent.

Companies reporting:

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Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.

Dollar General Corp.

H&R Block Inc.

Harry Winston Diamond Corp.

Major Drilling Group International Inc.

Thursday, Sept. 6

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The U.S. Institute for Supply Management issues its non-manufacturing index for August. Economists expect a reading of 52.5.

The U.S. ADP National Employment Report comes out. Economists expect 140,000 jobs were added in August.

Companies reporting:

ADF Group Inc.

Com Dev International Ltd.

Descartes Systems Group Inc.

Enghouse Systems Ltd.

North West Co. Inc.

Transcontinental Inc.

Friday, Sept. 7

Statistics Canada releases the Labour Force survey for August. Economists expect the unemployment rate to remain unchanged at 7.3 per cent.

The U.S. Labour Department issues its jobs report for August. Economists expect the unemployment rate to remain unchanged at 8.3 per cent.

Companies reporting:

Kroger Co.

Lululemon Athletica Inc.

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