The Daily Commentary

   

The Daily -February 2nd, 2018

February 2nd, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks fell to their lowest close since October after a 4th day of declines, while government bond yields rose to the highest since mid-2014. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 91 points or 0.6 percent…

The Daily -February 1st, 2018

February 1st, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks were little changed Wednesday, wrapping up their worst January since 2010. The S&P/TSX Composite Index slipped 4 points or less than 0.1 percent to 15,951.67, its lowest close since early December, as declines…

The Daily -January 31st, 2018

January 31st, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks posted their biggest two-day losing streak since May amid a broader global selloff that pushed the benchmark’s year-to-date decline to 1.6 percent, the worst performance in the developed world. The S&P/TSX Composite Index…

The Daily -January 30th, 2018

January 30th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks fell the most since August as every sector but one declined and government bond yields continued to rise, trading at their highest level since 2014. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 145 points or…

The Daily -January 29th, 2018

January 29th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian companies are increasingly keen to tap the growing demand for floating-rate notes amid expectations the Bank of Canada will continue tightening monetary policy. Most of the new corporate bonds sold since the central bank…

The Daily -January 26th, 2018

January 26th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks closed at their lowest since December as comments by U.S. President Donald Trump strengthened the U.S. dollar and sent oil and gold prices tumbling. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 80 points or 0.5 percent…

The Daily -January 25th, 2018

January 25th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks fell to the lowest in two weeks amid a widespread decline triggered by more protectionist rhetoric from the Trump administration, while the loonie rose to its highest level since September. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost…

The Daily -January 24th, 2018

January 24th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks rose after trading in the red for much of the day, as the materials sector turned positive along with gold prices. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 10 points or 0.1 percent to 16,357.55…

The Daily -January 23rd, 2018

January 23rd, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines   Canadian stocks slipped as railways and miners retreated, offsetting gains in financials and consumer staples. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost five points or less than 0.1 percent to 16,347.98. Industrials were the biggest decliners,…

The Daily -January 22nd, 2018

January 22nd, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks rose the most since the first trading day of the year as industrials got a boost from strong railway earnings. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 69 points or 0.4 percent to 16,353.46 Friday….

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