The Daily -January 16th, 2018

January 16th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks posted their biggest gain in two weeks as marijuana companies resumed a rally that stalled in the latter half of last week. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 64 points or 0.4 percent to…

The Daily -January 15th, 2018

January 15th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines The Bank of Canada is already well into the process of raising interest rates to more normal levels and another increase is expected on Wednesday, after the economy’s stellar performance last year. The big questions are how quickly do they continue…

The Daily -January 12th, 2018

January 12th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks rose the most in a week, propelled by higher commodity prices that offset declining pot shares and consumer staples. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 39 points or 0.2 percent to 16,286.94. Energy stocks…

The Daily -January 11th, 2018

January 11th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian government officials said there’s an increasing likelihood U.S. President Donald Trump will give six-months’ notice to withdraw from Nafta, dragging down the loonie, yields on government bonds and Mexico’s peso. The officials, speaking Wednesday on condition they…

The Daily -January 10th, 2018

January 10th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks eked out a small increase, the first in three trading days, as gains in real estate and consumer staples barely offset a decline in materials shares. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added two points…

The Daily -January 9th, 2018

January 9th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks fell for a second day as soaring cannabis shares weren’t enough to offset declines in most other sectors. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 32 points or 0.2 percent to 16,317.65. Materials stocks were…

The Daily -January 8th, 2018

January 8th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines CST Group is seeking to acquire distressed mining assets in Canada and help restructure debt owed to China Minsheng Banking Corp. amid a recovery in prices for hard coking coal used in steel manufacturing.  …

The Daily -January 5th, 2018

January 5th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian pension fund Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec and its partners have hired advisers to explore options for McInnis Cement, according to people familiar with the matter. The investors are considering options for the cement…

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