(Recasts lead, adds analysts' reaction) By Gilbert Le Gras OTTAWA, March 26 (Reuters) - Canadian retail sales rose a stronger than expected 1.6 percent in January on a post-Christmas shopping spree, prompting talk that the Bank of Canada may delay a widely expected interest rate cut until a little later in the year. Statistics Canada said the January rise, which more than reversed a revised fall of 1.3 percent in December, brought retail sales to their highest level since last ...
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