The Daily – July 11th, 2017

July 11th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Currency traders who have driven the loonie to a 10-month high are buying protection against the risk of a letdown from the Bank of Canada. With the central bank looking poised to raise rates Wednesday,…

The Daily – July 10th, 2017

July 10th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines If Governor Stephen Poloz does the expected and raises Canadian interest rates on Wednesday, it may be time to load up on potash, copper and gold stocks. A review of equity performances following Bank of Canada…

The Daily – July 7th, 2017

July 7th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks fell as financials and materials led a general decline across the market. The S&P/TSX Composite Index slipped 0.5 percent to 15,073.22 at 10:38 a.m. in Toronto on Thursday. Financials fell 0.2 percent…

The Daily – July 6th, 2017

July 6th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks rose for the first time in three trading days as gains in financials and gold stocks offset a rout in oil prices. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 23 points or 0.2 percent…

The Daily – July 5th, 2017

July 5th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks fell, with losses in materials and technology shares offsetting a slight gain in financials amid low trading volume. The S&P/TSX Composite Index dropped 0.3 percent to 15,130.61 Tuesday, when U.S. markets were…

The Daily – July 4th, 2017

July 4th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Transport Minister Marc Garneau is opening the door for new infrastructure proposals as part of a $2-billion plan to reduce bottlenecks at major ports of entry and modernize the country’s transportation network. Mr. Garneau…

The Daily – June 30th, 2017

June 30th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks tumbled in a broad-based decline as investors weighed the implications of hawkish comments from central banks around the world. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 142 points , or 0.9 percent, to 15,213.42, its lowest…

The Daily – June 29th, 2017

June 29th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks gained as rising bond yields and oil prices injected some life into the lackluster benchmark. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 74 points or 0.5 percent to 15,355.58, its first gain of the week….

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