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Canadian stocks ended a tad lower on Tuesday, tracking declining global equity stocks driven by mining, energy and gold sectors as commodity prices continued to slide. Markets in Europe ended in negative territory Tuesday, after yesterday's solid advance. The debt crisis in Greece is still in a limbo,...

The Canadian stock market has climbed back into positive territory Tuesday morning, after bouncing back from early weakness. The index snapped a 3-sesison losing streak on Monday. The mining sector is leading the decliners, but the gold sector is modestly higher as gold prices increase. Global markets...

Canadian stocks snapped a three-day loss to end higher on Monday, tracking rising global equity markets and driven by solid gains in health care and mining stocks, although gains were limited by declining gold stocks with commodity prices slipping. Global markets rallied to end higher on bargain hunting,...

The Canadian stock market is rising in early trade Monday. The market is attempting to bounce back from three consecutive days of losses. However, mining stocks are turning in a weak performance due to weakness in gold prices. Global markets are rallying on bargain hunting, following the weakness of...

Canadian stocks ended lower for a third straight session on Friday, driven by declining energy and mining stocks as commodity prices ticked sharply higher. Meanwhile, tensions in the Middle East continued unabated with militants gaining ground over government forces. Saudi Arabia and Iran are seen...

The Canadian stock market is down in early trade Friday, extending its losses from the previous two sessions. Nearly every sector of the market is trading in the red this morning. The largest decliners are the mining and energy stocks, due to weakness in commodity prices. Markets in Europe are turning...

Canadian stocks ended lower for a second straight session on Thursday, tracking declining global equity markets, under pressure from geopolitical concerns in the Middle East. Markets have roiled on news that Saudi Arabia and its allies have launched air strikes against the Houthi rebels in Yemen,...

The Canadian stock market is down in early trade Thursday, extending its losses from the previous session. Nearly every sector is trading in the red, with the exception of energy and mining stocks. Global markets are under pressure Thursday on geopolitical concerns. Black box recordings show that...

Canadian stocks snapped a three-day gain to end lower on Wednesday, tracking declining global equity markets and some disappointing economic news from the U.S. with durable goods orders showing a more than expected drop in February. Global markets turned in a weak performance with European markets...

The Canadian stock market is holding on to modest gains Wednesday morning, but is off its early high. The market is extending the gains of the previous three trading sessions. Global markets are turning in a weak performance Wednesday, but the Canadian market is receiving a boost from the strong performance...

Canadian stocks ended slightly higher on Tuesday, on some upbeat economic news from the U.S. and Europe, driven by energy, financial and telecom stocks, extending gains from the previous two sessions. Most sectors ended in positive territory, with the exception of information tech, gold and mining...

The Canadian stock market is rising in early trade Tuesday, extending its gains from the previous two sessions. Nearly every sector of the market is in positive territory, with the exception of gold and mining stocks. Investors are digesting a number of key global economic reports this morning. The...

The Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark index closed higher for a second straight session on Monday, as energy stocks gained on rising crude oil prices and mining stock advanced on stronger copper prices. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 14.80 points, or 0.10%, at 14,957.21. Six of the 10 main...

The Canadian stock market is up in early trade Monday, adding to the gains of the previous trading session. Energy and mining stocks are leading the gainers at the start of the new trading week and the majority of sectors are trading in positive territory. However, the majority of the European markets...

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