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TSX Ends Lower As GDP Shrinks -- Canadian Commentary Canadian stocks ended sharply lower for a second straight session on Friday, tracking declining global equity markets even as some weak Canadian gross domestic product data and disappointing U.S. GDP report weighed on investor sentiment. The...

The Canadian stock market is down in early trade Friday, extending the modest losses of the previous session. Weak Canadian GDP data and the disappointing U.S. GDP report are weighing on investor sentiment at the end of the trading week. Data from Statistics Canada showed that Canadian economy contracted...

Canadian stocks rallied towards the close but still ended a tad lower on Thursday, tracking declining global equity markets, driven by losses in mining and industrial stocks. Traders also mulled over some soft data from the U.S. with initial claims for unemployment benefits rising more than expected...

The Canadian stock market was up in early trade Thursday, but has since fallen into negative territory. The majority of Canadian sectors are under pressure, led by losses in mining and industrial stocks. Global equity markets have turned lower Thursday, following the gains of the previous session. European...

Canadian stocks snapped a three-day loss to end higher on Wednesday, tracking rising global equity markets as reports hinted that Greece was on the verge of a deal with its international creditors. The uptick was led by mining and industrial stocks, although somewhat pulled down by falling energy stocks...

Canadian stocks dropped to end sharply lower for a third session on Tuesday, tracking declining equity markets, with weakness in commodity prices pulling down gold, mining, and energy stocks, with almost all sectors of the main index ending in the red. European markets ended on negative territory,...

The Canadian stock market is falling in early trade Tuesday, extending its losses from the previous two sessions. Weakness in commodity prices is pressuring gold, mining and energy stocks this morning. European markets are under pressure Tuesday, due to continued concerns over Greece. The country...

The Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark index closed lower for the second straight session on Monday, as losses in energy stocks more than offset modest gains in financial and other stocks. Trading was light, as the U.S. stock markets were closed for the Memorial Day holiday. Light sweet crude for...

Canadian stocks ended a tad lower Friday, ahead of the U.S. Memorial Day holiday weekend, on weakness in commodity prices and after some hawkish remarks from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who said the central bank will likely raise interest rates this year, as long as economic activity picks...

The Canadian stock market is trading slightly to the downside early Friday, following the strong gains of the previous trading session. Weakness in commodity prices is partly responsible for the early losses. Investors are also playing it cautious ahead of a speech from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen...

Canadian stocks rebounded to end higher on Thursday, driven by by energy stocks as crude oil prices surged and the Federal Reserve minutes yesterday indicating only a few policy makers wanted to consider a June rate hike. Markets in Europe turned in a mixed performance Thursday. The weaker than expected...

The Canadian stock market is rising in early trade Thursday, as it attempts to bounce back from yesterday's decline. The majority of the Canadian sectors are trading in the green, led by the energy sector. Crude oil prices are rising after the Federal Reserve minutes indicated yesterday afternoon that...

Canadian stocks snapped a three-day gain to end lower on Wednesday, driven by declines in financial and commodity stocks, even as rising commodity prices boosted energy and gold stocks. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve is unlikely to raise interest rates, with a few members anticipate a hike in June,...

The Canadian stock market is rising in early trade Wednesday, extending its gains from the previous three sessions. The increase in commodity prices is giving a boost to energy and gold stocks. Markets in Europe are trading with mixed results, following yesterday's rally. Concerns over Greece continue...

Canadian stocks ended higher for a third straight session on Tuesday, after some upbeat housing start data from the U.S. and boosted by comments by European Central Bank officials on its asset purchases, even as commodity prices took a hit. The market returned to trading following an extended week...

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