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Canadian stocks ended higher for a second straight session on Friday, after some strong rally by Agrium offset sharp declines in the energy and mining sector, with some fairly stable new home sales data from the U.S. The uptick was, however, limited on declining crude oil prices and worries over the...

Canadian stocks are edging higher Friday later morning, as lower crude oil prices and worries over the health of eurozone banking industry are weighing on the market. However, an encouraging report on U.S. new home sales is aiding sentiment. Investors are looking ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve's...

Canadian stocks are likely to open slightly lower Friday, giving back some of Thursday's gains, amid a lack of positive triggers. Worries over the health of eurozone banking industry and news about a New York doctor testing positive for Ebola could weigh on the market a bit. Energy stocks, which...

Canadian stocks rebounded strongly to end higher on Thursday, with some upbeat Canadian earnings reports and a slightly better than expected U.S. jobless claims data lifting sentiment. A strong reading of U.S. economic indicators and some fairly encouraging economic data from China and the eurozone also...

Canadian stocks are surging higher Thursday morning, coming back strongly after yesterday's sharp setback, with some upbeat Canadian earnings reports and a slightly better than U.S. jobless claims data lifting sentiment. A strong reading of U.S. economic indicators and some fairly encouraging economic...

Canadian stocks are likely to open higher Thursday, bouncing back after yesterday's sharp setback, after slightly better than expected U.S. jobless claims report and some upbeat Canadian earnings. Fairly encouraging economic data from China and the eurozone are also likely to aid sentiment. Expectations...

Canadian stocks snapped a four-day gain to end sharply lower Wednesday, on some disappointing data showing an unexpected drop in Canadian retail sales and worries over the health of the global economy prompted investors to trim positions. All major sub-indices ended in the red, led by resource and...

Canadian stocks are lower Wednesday morning, retreating after four successive days of strong gains. Data showing an unexpected drop in Canadian retail sales and worries about the health of the global economy have prompted investors to trim positions. According to a report from Statistics Canada,...

Canadian stocks are likely to take a breather Wednesday morning, having rallied sharply in the past few sessions. Investors are looking ahead to the interest rate decision from Bank of Canada, due at 10 am ET. Lingering concerns about eurozone economy and a lack of positive catalysts could drag...

Canadian stocks surged to end higher for a fourth straight session on Tuesday, led by natural resource stocks on higher commodity prices and fairly impressive economic data from the U.S. and China aiding sentiment. Expectations that the European Central Bank will announce further stimulus to revive...

Canadian stocks are moving higher Tuesday morning, extending gains to a fourth successive session, with higher commodity prices and fairly impressive economic data from the U.S. and China aiding sentiment. Expectations that the European Central Bank will announce further stimulus to revive the eurozone...

Canadian stocks are likely to open higher Tuesday, extending recent gains on positive global cues. A rally in European markets amid expectations that the European Central Bank will announce further stimulus to revive the eurozone economy, is expected to aid sentiment. Speculation that the U.S....

Canadian stocks ended higher for a third straight session on Monday, led mainly by mining stocks with bullion prices forging ahead, although somewhat pegged back a little by the sluggishness in the financial and energy sectors. The uptick was also supported by some upbeat domestic data with wholesale...

Canadian stocks are quite sluggish Monday morning, with investors reluctant to snap up equities amid global economic jitters. The mood is cautious with investors looking ahead to China's industrial production and GDP data, due tomorrow. A disappointing earnings report from U.S. technology major...

Canadian stocks are likely to open lower Monday, weighed by a disappointing earnings report from U.S. technology major IBM. Data from Statistics Canada showing 0.2 percent increase in Canadian wholesales sales in August, against a revised 0.2 percent decline in July, could aid sentiment. Technology...