Bank of Canada says business outlook data released early, regrets error

FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured outside the Bank of Canada building in Ottawa

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Bank of Canada on Monday said it mistakenly published data from a quarterly business outlook survey on its website nine minutes early.

"The Bank regrets this error and is initiating a review of its publication process," Canada's central bank said in a statement.

(Reporting by Kelsey Johnson in Ottawa)