The Daily -April 16th, 2018

April 16th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to start talks with Kinder Morgan Inc. to backstop the Trans Mountain pipeline after failing to end a spat between Canadian provinces that put the vital project at risk. “We are going to get…

The Daily -April 13th, 2018

April 13th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks rose to the highest in a week but were unable to keep pace with bigger gains in U.S. markets, as losses in miners and telcos offset gains in tech and consumer shares. The…

The Daily -April 12th, 2018

April 12th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks slipped after spending most of the day in positive territory, as declines in financials offset gains in commodity producers. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell less than 0.1 percent to 15,257.90, its first decline…

The Daily -April 11th, 2018

April 11th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Alberta, the landlocked Canadian province that’s home to the oil sands, would be willing to buy out Kinder Morgan Inc.’s Trans Mountain pipeline if that’s the only way to salvage the critical export route. “We are…

The Daily -April 10th, 2018

April 10th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks closed higher but gave up much of their earlier gains on another trading day that saw markets weaken toward the end of the session. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 20 points or 0.1…

The Daily -April 9th, 2018

April 9th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks ended lower, erasing earlier gains in an increasingly familiar pattern of wild swings as investors evaluate the latest trade risks. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 149 points or 1 percent to 15,207.41, bringing…

The Daily -April 6th, 2018

April 6th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canada’s equity benchmark gained as Canadian crude prices rose to the highest since 2015, sending energy shares up the most since November. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 192 points or 1.3 percent to 15,356.05, rebounding from three…

The Daily -April 5th, 2018

April 5th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks closed slightly lower on a roller-coaster day as investors evaluated and reevaluated a growing trade spat between the U.S. and China. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 16 points or 0.1 percent to 15,164.37, the lowest…

The Daily -April 4th, 2018

April 4th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks retreated as cannabis companies and gold miners fell, while the loonie was the strongest in nearly a month amid reports that the U.S. wants to announce a preliminary Nafta deal next week. The S&P/TSX Composite…

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