OTTAWA, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Canadian retail sales rose 1.5 percent in July from June, fueled by a 4.3 percent rise in new car sales, Statistics Canada said on Wednesday. Analysts had forecast, on average, an overall increase of 1.2 percent in July. Statscan revised June's overall sales gain to 1.3 percent from a preliminary 1.1 percent. Statscan said innovative car dealer pricing incentives were the main driver behind the jump in July's auto sales. Excluding new and used car sales, ...
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