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The Daily -October 13th, 2017

October 13th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks fell the most in five weeks as energy shares tumbled following a bearish report on crude prices from the International Energy Agency. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 58 points or 0.4 percent to 15,742.20, the…

The Daily -October 12th, 2017

October 12th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks narrowed in on an all-time high, adding to a rally that has seen the country’s benchmark gain more than 5 percent in a month. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 30 points or 0.2…

The Daily -October 11th, 2017

October 11th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canada’s equity benchmark gained, briefly touching its highest closing level since February, while the loonie strengthened the most this month. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 42 points or 0.3 percent to 15,770.36. It earlier rose…

The Daily -October 10th, 2017

October 10th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Paris-based private equity firm Ardian is close to acquiring a $1 billion portfolio of stakes in other firms’ funds from Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, people with knowledge of the matter said. Ardian submitted the highest…

The Daily -October 5th, 2017

October 5th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks fell for the first time in six trading days as a short-seller’s report targeting Shopify Inc. pressured technology shares. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 8 points or 0.1 percent to 15,721.00. Shopify was…

The Daily -October 4th, 2017

October 4th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks rose for a fifth day, propelled by financial and mining stocks and briefly hitting their highest level since February. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 24 points or 0.2 percent to 15,728.51. The benchmark…

The Daily -October 3rd, 2017

October 3rd, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canada’s stock benchmark continued to claw back its losses for the year, closing at its highest since April even as oil prices fell the most in three weeks. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 70 points or 0.5…

The Daily -October 2nd, 2017

October 2nd, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks posted their biggest monthly gain since July 2016, rising 2.8 percent in September as energy shares rebounded along with the price of oil. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 17 points Friday or 0.1…

The Daily – September 29th, 2017

September 29th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks eked out a small gain and closed at the highest since mid-May, helped by strong earnings at BlackBerry Ltd. and rising copper prices. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 9 points or 0.1 percent…

The Daily – September 28th, 2017

September 28th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks gained the most since May in a broad-based rally that saw rate-sensitive groups jump as bond yields hit their highest in three years. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 136 points or 0.9 percent…

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