The Daily -October 17th, 2017

October 17th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks were less than 150 points shy of their closing record as gains in oil and copper drove a gauge of commodities to its highest level in six months. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 4.5 points or…

The Daily -October 16th, 2017

October 16th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks inched closer to an all-time high, touching their highest level in eight months as the telecom, energy and financial sectors boosted the benchmark. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 65 points or 0.4 percent…

The Daily -October 13th, 2017

October 13th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks fell the most in five weeks as energy shares tumbled following a bearish report on crude prices from the International Energy Agency. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 58 points or 0.4 percent to 15,742.20, the…

The Daily -October 12th, 2017

October 12th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks narrowed in on an all-time high, adding to a rally that has seen the country’s benchmark gain more than 5 percent in a month. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 30 points or 0.2…

The Daily -October 11th, 2017

October 11th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canada’s equity benchmark gained, briefly touching its highest closing level since February, while the loonie strengthened the most this month. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 42 points or 0.3 percent to 15,770.36. It earlier rose…

The Daily -October 10th, 2017

October 10th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Paris-based private equity firm Ardian is close to acquiring a $1 billion portfolio of stakes in other firms’ funds from Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, people with knowledge of the matter said. Ardian submitted the highest…

The Daily -October 5th, 2017

October 5th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks fell for the first time in six trading days as a short-seller’s report targeting Shopify Inc. pressured technology shares. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 8 points or 0.1 percent to 15,721.00. Shopify was…

The Daily -October 4th, 2017

October 4th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks rose for a fifth day, propelled by financial and mining stocks and briefly hitting their highest level since February. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 24 points or 0.2 percent to 15,728.51. The benchmark…

The Daily -October 3rd, 2017

October 3rd, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canada’s stock benchmark continued to claw back its losses for the year, closing at its highest since April even as oil prices fell the most in three weeks. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 70 points or 0.5…

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