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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…

The Daily – September 8th, 2017

September 8th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines TransCanada Corp. asked Canadian regulators for a 30-day suspension on its applications for the Energy East and Eastern Mainline projects, adding to doubt about the future of two major pipelines that the nation’s energy producers had…

The Daily – September 7th, 2017

September 7th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines The cost of carrying consumer loans is going up after Canadian lenders including Royal Bank of Canada and Toronto-Dominion Bank raised their prime rates following Bank of Canada’s decision. Heavy Western Canadian Select’s discount to WTI futures strengthens most since Aug. 2015 as…

The Daily – September 6th, 2017

September 6th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines The loonie has surged to the highest in more than two years as evidence of economic strength fueled bets on a Bank of Canada interest-rate hike. But the options market is signaling the gains may…

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