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The Canadian stock market opened slightly higher Monday morning, but has since remained stuck in a narrow range. The TSX continue to inch closer to its all-time high. Investors remain optimistic about the prospects for U.S. tax reform, while Canadian wholesale sales for August have added to the positive...

Canadian stocks were poised to take another run at record highs Monday, supported by upbeat economic data and optimism over U.S. tax reform. Wholesale sales rose 0.5% to $62.8 billion in August, led by the personal and household goods and motor vehicle and parts subsectors. Hudson's Bay Company...

Candian stocks continued to rise Friday, finishing the week at their highest in eight months amid optimism over U.S. tax reform plans. Mixed Canadian economic data was a bit of a killjoy, however, as data showed the nation's retail sales fell unexpectedly and consumer price inflation rose less than...

The Canadian stock market got off to a positive start Friday, but has since eased back slightly from its early highs. The majority of the Canadian sectors are trading in the green this morning, with strength among healthcare, information technology and industrial stocks. The relatively lackluster...

Canadian stocks may rise in tandem with U.S. stocks Friday morning amid optimism over President Donald Trump's tax policy overhaul. US tax reform may benefit middle class consumers and limit the burdens of businesses in the world's largest economy. Canada would benefit from increased demand for...

Canadian stocks inched higher Thursday, staying near record highs amid upbeat earnings news and bullish talk from the energy sector. The TSX Composite Index rose 35.84 points to 15,818, despite a sluggish performance from oil stocks. A move above 15,940 would take the index to its highest ever, surpassing...

The Canadian stock market has been fluctuating between small gains and losses since the start of trading Thursday. Healthcare and energy stocks are under pressure this morning. Crude oil prices are falling Thursday, sliding to around $51 a barrel. Meanwhile, gold stocks are rising as investors seem...

Early signals are pointing to a subdued open for Candian stocks Thursday morning, with Toronto's main index still hovering near record highs. Markets are in a skittish mood, taking cues from Europe, as Spain's government is warding off an independence movement from Catalonia. Crude oil futures slipped...

The Canadian stock market opened higher Wednesday morning, but early gains have begun to erode. The industrial sector is leading the way higher after the better than expected earnings report from Canadian Pacific Railway. Energy stocks are also rising after a drawdown in U.S. crude inventories. Meanwhile,...

Canadian stocks inched higher Tuesday, after Airbus agreed to acquire a majority stake in Bombardier Inc.'s (BBD_B.TO, BBD_A.TO) C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership. This comes after U.S. President Donald Trump imposed import duties of 300 percent on the C Series, following a complaint by Boeing...

The Canadian stock market is rising in early trade Tuesday. The industrials are among the top performing stocks this morning, after Airbus has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Bombardier Inc.'s (BBD_B.TO) C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership. Financial and energy stocks are also contributing...

Canadian stocks were looking for direction Tuesday morning amid signficant news in the aerospace sector. Airbus has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Bombardier Inc.'s (BBD_B.TO, BBD_A.TO) C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership. This comes after U.S. President Donald Trump imposed import duties...

Canadian stocks were little changed Monday, giving back early gains after once again finding resistance near record highs. The TSX Composite Index was down 4.47 points, or 0.03%, to 15,802.70. Recent gains have taken the index within hailing distance of February's record highs above 15,900. Gold...

The Canadian stock market is climbing at the start of the new trading week. Energy stocks are leading the way higher this morning, as crude oil prices have risen above $52 a barrel after Iraqi and Kurdish forces clashed near Kirkuk's oil fields. The majority of the European markets are inching higher...

Canadian stocks may challenge record highs this week, with early signs pointing to a positive start to Monday's session due to higher oil prices. The TSX Composite has jumped near 15,800, not far from February's record highs. In corporate news, Bombardier Inc. (BBD_B.TO, BBD_A.TO) is seeking investors...

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