Canadian Commentary


Falling crude oil prices and a sell-off in global markets amid rising concerns about global economic growth sent share prices crashing in the Canadian stock market on Tuesday.

The Canadian stock market is losing ground in early trade Tuesday, following the weak performance of the previous day. A drop in commodity prices is weighing on shares of gold and energy stocks. Crude oil prices have fallen to a 1-year low this morning. Markets in Europe are trading in the red Tuesday,...

Lower U.S. stock futures, led by losses in Apple Inc., and sluggish commodity prices point to a subdued start for the Canadian stock market on Tuesday.

The Canadian stock market ended notably lower on Monday, as worries about global economic outlook amid the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China continued to weigh on sentiment.

The Canadian stock market is trading modestly to the downside Monday morning. Traders are in a cautious mood at the start of the trading week due to uncertainty surrounding U.S. trade talks with China, as well as uncertainty regarding Brexit negotiations. A pullback in crude oil prices is also weighing...

Slightly weak Canadian and U.S. futures point to a flat to lower opening for Canadian shares on Monday.

After swinging between gains and losses right through the session on Friday, the Canadian stock market ended flat for a third successive day.

The Canadian stock market began Friday's session in the red, but has since pared its early losses and is now hovering around the flat line. Energy and gold stocks are rising this morning, along with commodity prices. However, financial and industrial stocks are lagging behind. After a positive start...

Canadian shares look headed for a positive start on Friday, tracking higher crude oil and gold prices. However, uncertainty about Brexit and U.S.-China trade disputes may weigh on sentiment and limit market's gains.

After a weak start and a subsequent long spell in negative territory due to disappointing jobs data, the Canadian stock market staged a recovery on Thursday but faltered again due to lack of support and eventually ended flat.

The Canadian stock market got off to a weak start Thursday, but has since pared its early losses and is now hovering close to the flat line. Traders are reacting to a large batch of U.S. economic data and major developments in the UK regarding Brexit negotiations. After a positive start to the day,...

Slightly higher futures amid reports about U.S.-China trade talks, and higher commodity prices point to a positive start for Canadian shares on Thursday.

After a bright start and a subsequent fall into negative territory, the Canadian market struggled to find support and despite managing another brief spell above the unchanged line towards the closing minutes, ended flat on Wednesday.

The Canadian stock market is up in early trade Wednesday. A recovery in crude oil prices after twelve successive days of declines is lifting shares of energy stocks. However, traders remain in a cautious mood due to continued concerns over global economic growth. The majority of the European markets...

Canadian shares look headed for a cautious opening on Wednesday. Concerns about global economic growth may weigh on sentiment and prompt investors to refrain from making significant moves.

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