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Canadian stocks ended lower for a second straight session Wednesday, tracking declining equity markets south of the border, with the Bank of Canada holding its interest rates unchanged. The decline was led mostly by mining and gold stocks. The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining...

The Canadian stock market is adding to the losses of the previous session Wednesday. Every sector of the index is trading in the red. The largest declines are being turned in by mining, gold and energy stocks as commodity prices have come under pressure. The Bank of Canada today announced today that...

Canadian stocks ended sharply lower on Tuesday, tracking declining global equity markets and after earnings from Bank of Nova Scotia fell short of expectations, with broad declines across all major sectors except energy. All major indices ended in the red, except the energy as oil prices rose on geopolitical...

The Canadian stock market is pulling back Tuesday morning, following the modest gains of the previous session. Nearly every sector is trading in the red this morning, with the exception of the energy sector, which is only modestly higher. Global equity markets are weak overall Tuesday. Profit taking...

Canadian stocks ended slightly higher on Monday, after investors mulled over a Chinese move to cut interest rates to boost a slowing economy, not withstanding some positive global economic reports and the solid performance of the U.S. markets. China's central bank announced its decision to lower its...

The Canadian stock market is rising Monday morning, as it attempts to recover from Friday's modest decline. The market is rising on several positive global economic reports and the solid performance of the U.S. markets. China's central bank announced its decision to lower its key rates on Saturday....

Canadian stocks snapped a two-day gain to end a tad lower on Friday, on some soft economic data from the U.S. However, the loss was limited with rising commodity prices providing a boost to the mining, gold and energy sectors. Most European markets ended positively at the end of the trading week....

The Canadian stock market is climbing Friday morning, adding to the gains of the previous two trading days. However, the market is off its early highs, due to some weaker than expected U.S. economic data. Rising commodity prices have provided a boost to the mining, gold and energy sectors this morning....

Canadian stocks ended higher for a second straight session on Thursday, after some strong performance by the financial sector with upbeat earnings reports from Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Toronto-Dominion. Mining and information technology stocks also moved up, but a sharp decline in energy...

The Canadian stock market is adding to the gains of the previous session Thursday morning. The strong performance of mining and commodity stocks has offset weakness in energy stocks. Financial stocks are also providing support after earnings reports from Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Toronto-Dominion. The...

Canadian stocks ended at a two-week high Wednesday, on an upbeat manufacturing data from China and some encouraging earnings results from major banks. The main index was also helped by a surge in real estate company Hudson's Bay shares and an uptick in the energy sector as crude prices soared. However,...

The Canadian stock market is slightly higher Wednesday morning, but is off its early highs. The market declined yesterday, due to weakness in commodities. Energy and healthcare stocks are weighing on the market this morning. The price of oil has slipped to around $49 a barrel, which is pressuring energy...

Canadian stocks ended lower on Tuesday, dragged down by resource stocks as commodity prices continued to dip, and on some weak earnings report from Bank of Montreal and the U.S. Federal Reserve Chief's testimony before the Congress. All major European markets ended higher after the European Commission...

The Canadian stock market is tracking global markets higher Tuesday morning. The market snapped a 3-session losing streak Monday, finishing with a modest gain. The majority of the sectors are trading in positive territory and mining stocks are among the best performers. However, the gold sector is slightly...

Canadian stocks snapped a three-day loss to end slightly higher on Monday, helped by a surge in the health care sector even as some weak energy, mining and financial stocks capped gains. The main index was propped up health care stocks after Valeant Pharmaceuticals announced an agreement to buy Salix...

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