The Daily Commentary

   

The Daily – August 29th, 2017

August 29th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks were little changed Monday as the fallout from Hurricane Harvey weighed on oil prices, offsetting the best day for materials shares in seven weeks. The S&P/TSX Composite Index slipped 4 points or less…

The Daily – August 28th, 2017

August 28th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks fell, ending a three-day advance, pressured by energy shares as Hurricane Harvey approached the Texas coast. The S&P/TSX Composite Index lost 20 points or 0.1 percent to close at 15,055.99. The benchmark was up 0.7…

The Daily – August 25th, 2017

August 25th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks rose for a third day on low trading volume as copper prices hit a three-year high, boosting materials shares. The S&P/TSX Composite Index gained 13 points or 0.1 percent to 15,076.16 on volume…

The Daily – August 24th, 2017

August 24th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary   Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks rose as U.S. stocks fell, a divergence that hasn’t happened since July, as strong earnings from Royal Bank of Canada boosted financials. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 78 points or 0.5 percent to…

The Daily – August 23rd, 2017

August 23rd, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Royal Bank of Canada showed it’s not immune to the trading slowdown that affected U.S. rivals. Revenue from trading at Royal Bank fell 15 percent to C$835 million ($664 million) in the fiscal third quarter,…

The Daily – August 22nd, 2017

August 22nd, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines The August doldrums hit Canadian stocks, leaving them little changed on low trading volume as a continued rally in mining shares was offset by falling oil prices. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell half a…

The Daily – August 21st, 2017

August 21st, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Russia has emerged as one of the winners from the trade dispute between Canada and the U.S over lumber. The U.S. is importing more softwood lumber from overseas after it slapped tariffs on Canadian…

The Daily – August 18th, 2017

August 18th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Commercial real estate prices, hovering at record highs in the U.S. following a six-year boom, are sustainable even as Chinese regulators tighten restrictions on overseas investment, according to Brookfield Property Partners LP. There is…

The Daily – August 17th, 2017

August 17th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Canada will probably be willing to loosen controls over dairy imports during North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations like it did in a trade deal struck with the European Union, said former Quebec Premier Jean…

The Daily – August 16th, 2017

August 16th, 2017   Daily Market Commentary     Canadian Headlines Canadian stocks weakened for the fifth day in six as losses in energy and materials stocks overcame gains in health care, amid diminishing rhetoric between North Korea and the U.S. The S&P/TSX Composite Index…

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