The Daily Commentary

   

The Daily -January 19th, 2018

January 19th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks retreated as the likelihood of a U.S. government shutdown grew and gold prices fell the most in six weeks. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 42 points or 0.3 percent to 16,284.47, the lowest in…

The Daily -January 18th, 2018

January 18th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Power Corp. of Canada, a holding company controlled by Canada’s billionaire Desmarais family, is moving into private credit with the launch of its first fund targeting middle-market lending. Sagard Holdings ULC, a subsidiary of Power…

The Daily -January 17th, 2018

January 17th, 2018   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks fell the most in a month as the recent rallies in metals and oil stumbled, pressuring mining and energy shares. The S&P/TSX Composite Index declined 0.5 percent to 16,298.88, the first drop in…

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.  …

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