The Daily – July 21st, 2017

July 21st, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Growth may be broadening in Canada, but price pressures are a completely different story. Of 19 major components of the Consumer Price Index, the share with inflation rates below zero is the highest since 2013,…

The Daily – July 20th, 2017

July 20th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks rose as energy shares posted their biggest gain in two months and Rogers Communications Inc. hit an all-time high. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 95 points or 0.6 percent to 15,244.71, its…

The Daily – July 19th, 2017

July 19th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks failed to find traction despite higher oil and gold prices, falling for a second day as the benchmark stock index was pressured by a mixed basket of financials, industrials and miners. The S&P/TSX…

The Daily – July 18th, 2017

July 18th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks slipped as a big gain in miners on better-than-expected Chinese growth wasn’t enough to offset declines elsewhere. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell nine points or 0.1 percent to 15,165.36. Materials stocks jumped 1.5 percent…

The Daily – July 17th, 2017

July 17th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines A hawkish shift from the Bank of Canada is fueling a rout in the nation’s short-term bonds, narrowing the yield spread with similar-maturity Treasuries to the least since September 2016. The yield on Canada’s two-year government…

The Daily – July 14th, 2017

July 14th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Billionaire Len Blavatnik’s year-old quest to build the Netflix of sports will take its first step into North America with the introduction of his DAZN streaming platform in Canada, according to people familiar with the matter….

The Daily – July 13th, 2017

July 13th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz’s decision Wednesday to raise interest rates was a major vote of confidence in the country’s indefatigable households, with policy makers expecting the remarkable run of spending to continue, despite…

The Daily – July 12th, 2017

July 12th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines What a long, strange trip it’s been for Canadian monetary policy makers. In 2015, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz cut rates twice to get ahead of falling oil prices that ultimately led to below-potential growth,…

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