The Daily – September 21st, 2017

September 21st, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks rose for a fifth day to their highest level in more than three months, led by energy shares amid growing optimism that crude markets are returning to balance. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 97…

The Daily – September 20th, 2017

September 20th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks turned positive for the year, surpassing their 2016 closing price for the first time since June in a broad-based rally led by telecom and financial stocks. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 56 points…

The Daily – September 19th, 2017

September 19th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Tax cuts for workers and businesses are looming in Quebec as the provincial government prepares to use its fiscal cushion to give voters relief ahead of planned elections in less than 13 months. A booming…

The Daily – September 18th, 2017

September 18th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines U.K. PM Theresa May, Canada PM Justin Trudeau are expected to agree that the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement should be swiftly transitioned to form a new bilateral arrangement between the two countries after…

The Daily – September 15th, 2017

September 15th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Nine months into the year and Canadian stocks still can’t get their act together. With an oil recovery still elusive, the S&P/TSX Composite Index is down about 1 percent, the worst-performing developed market after Israel. But investors…

The Daily – September 14th, 2017

September 14th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines A Canadian marijuana producer is forging ahead with a U.S. expansion, despite being caught in the cross hairs of a regulatory review weighing the validity of company investments south of the border where the drug…

The Daily – September 13th, 2017

September 13th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines U.S. Approves Possible Fighter Jet Sale to Canada. State Dept approves possible sale of 18 F/A-18E Super Hornet aircraft to Canadian govt, Defense Security Cooperation Agency says instatement. Potential sale, estimated at $5.23b in value,…

The Daily – September 12th, 2017

September 12th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines British Columbia’s new government expects a narrower surplus than the one estimated by its Liberal Party predecessors as spending soars to battle raging wildfires in one of Canada’s fastest-growing provinces. The New Democratic Party-led government forecasts a…

The Daily – September 11th, 2017

September 11th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canada’s sovereign active yield curve flattened in the week ending Sept. 8, more so than in fiscal 4Q ending Oct. 31 and similar to the U.S. Treasury curve. The curve is 57 bps flatter in…

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