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The Daily -December 4th, 2017

December 4th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks posted their biggest weekly drop in nearly three months, while the loonie rose the most since March on better-than-expected jobs and economic growth data. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 29 points or 0.2 percent to 16,038.97 Friday,…

The Daily -December 1st, 2017

December 1st, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks gained as energy shares surged the most in a year, offsetting a decline in the financial sector. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 100 points or 0.6 percent to 16,067.48. Energy stocks jumped 2.6…

The Daily -November 30th, 2017

November 30th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks fell to a two-week low as weaker commodity prices and a rotation out of the year’s best-performing sectors weighed on most indexes. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 62 points or 0.4 percent to…

The Daily -November 29th, 2017

November 29th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks declined a second day as Bank of Nova Scotia fell the most in seven months, weighing on financials. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 12 points or 0.1 percent to 16,029.64. Canada’s third-largest lender…

The Daily -November 28th, 2017

November 28th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines The Bank of Nova Scotia has made a binding $2.2 billion offer to buy Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA’s Chilean bank to double its stake in the country as the lender seeks to grow in Latin…

The Daily -November 27th, 2017

November 27th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Trade will be high on the agenda when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits China next week in a bid to boost business ties with the world’s second-largest economy. The Dec. 3-7 trip comes as Trudeau…

The Daily -November 24th, 2017

November 24th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks were virtually unchanged with trading volume well below average because of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, as gains in commodity stocks offset declines in most other sectors. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose less than…

The Daily -November 23rd, 2017

November 23rd, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks posted a small loss on lower-than-normal volume as trading eased off ahead of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. The S&P/TSX Composite Index slipped three points or less than 0.1 percent to 16,073.58, the first…

The Daily -November 22nd, 2017

November 22nd, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canada’s stock rally appears to be back on track, with stocks rising the most in nearly two months as a global risk-on trade boosted equities around the world. The S&P/TSX Composite Index gained 72 points…

The Daily -November 21st, 2017

November 21st, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canada’s equity benchmark eked out a small gain as increases in pipeline shares offset declines in other commodity stocks. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 6 points, or less than 0.1 percent, to 16,004.40, the highest…

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