The Daily Commentary

   

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…

The Daily -April 3rd, 2018

April 3rd, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks tumbled on the first trading day of the second quarter as retaliatory tariffs from China renewed fears of a trade war, sending oil prices down the most in nearly two months. The S&P/TSX Composite Index…

The Daily -April 2nd, 2018

April 2nd, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks rose the most in nearly seven weeks, ending the worst quarter in two and a half years on an upbeat note. The S&P/TSX Composite Index gained 197 points or 1.3 percent to 15,367.29…

The Daily -March 29th, 2018

March 29th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks fell for a second day and were on track for the lowest close in more than six weeks as commodity prices retreated and global equity markets were largely in the red. The S&P/TSX…

The Daily -March 28th, 2018

March 28th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks fell to the lowest in more than six weeks on a rollercoaster day that saw the benchmark gain as much as 0.5 percent and lose as much as 0.8 percent. The S&P/TSX Composite…

The Daily -March 27th, 2018

March 27th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks rose the most in three weeks but came nowhere close to matching the gains posted by their U.S. counterparts as trade tensions showed signs of easing. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 75 points or 0.5…

The Daily -March 26th, 2018

March 26th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Quebec’s dogged effort to get its fiscal house in order is rewarding the Canadian province with consistently lower borrowing costs than Ontario, a dramatic departure from the norm that’s prevailed for decades. Quebec government bonds…

The Daily -March 23rd, 2018

March 23rd, 2018   Daily Market Commentary Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks fell the most since September 2016 but still managed to outperform U.S. benchmarks amid the growing threat of a trade war with China. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 275 points or 1.8 percent to 15,399.93, the…

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