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The Daily -December 14th, 2017

December 14th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks closed at a record high as materials shares surged the most since August, led by gold miners. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 23 points or 0.1 percent to 16,136.59. Materials jumped 2.4 percent…

The Daily -December 13th, 2017

December 13th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks closed at a five-week high amid gains in material and consumer shares, while the Western Canada crude differential hit the widest gap in four years. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 11 points or…

The Daily -December 12th, 2017

December 12th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canada’s equity benchmark edged higher as gains in commodity, health-care and technology stocks offset declines in most other sectors. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 7 points or 0.1 percent to 16,103.51, the highest in more…

The Daily -December 11th, 2017

December 11th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines GGP Inc. has rejected Brookfield Property Partners LP’s initial $14.8 billion bid to acquire the stake Brookfield doesn’t already hold in the U.S. mall owner, but remains in talks to reach a deal, according to a person with…

The Daily -December 8th, 2017

December 8th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks posted their biggest gain in 10 weeks, ending a 4-day decline as oil prices rebounded and a risk appetites revived. The S&P/TSX Composite Index added 107 points or 0.7 percent to 16,015.68. Energy shares…

The Daily -December 7th, 2017

December 7th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks closed little changed, with declines in commodity stocks offset by increases in most other sectors, after a roller-coaster day that saw the benchmark swing a total of about 1 percent from losses to…

The Daily -December 6th, 2017

December 6th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Investors in Canadian assets may be wise to look through the stronger-than-expected economic data last week because they probably won’t alter the Bank of Canada’s wait-and-see approach to monetary policy. The loonie jumped the most…

The Daily -December 5th, 2017

December 5th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks declined the most in three weeks, reversing an earlier advance as falling commodity prices weighed on the materials and energy sectors. The S&P/TSX Composite Index slipped 0.4 percent to 15,969.03. Materials stocks fell…

The Daily -December 4th, 2017

December 4th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks posted their biggest weekly drop in nearly three months, while the loonie rose the most since March on better-than-expected jobs and economic growth data. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 29 points or 0.2 percent to 16,038.97 Friday,…

The Daily -December 1st, 2017

December 1st, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks gained as energy shares surged the most in a year, offsetting a decline in the financial sector. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 100 points or 0.6 percent to 16,067.48. Energy stocks jumped 2.6…

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