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Canadian stocks inched lower Monday, trimming recent gains amid a lack of positive catalysts. Trading was subdued with US markets closed for Memorial Day. Banks, metals and energy stocks were weaker offsetting gains among retailers. Commodity prices were mixed although crude oil held above $49...

Canadian stocks may pause Monday after significant recent gains, as traders await the outcome of a crucial OPEC meeting later this week. U.S. WTI crude oil is virtually unchanged at $49 a barrel, having jumped briefly above $50 for the first time since October. However, a failure by OPEC to cap...

The Canadian stock market is rising in early trade Friday. The market rallied earlier this week, but closed near the unchanged level yesterday. Healthcare and information technology stocks are among the best performing stocks this morning, while mining and gold stocks are lagging behind. Investors...

Early signals are mixed for Canadian stocks Friday morning after strong gains earlier in the week. The Bay Street rally paused in the previous session and traders may be reluctanct to keep buying ahead of a closely-watched speech from US Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen. Yellen, who speeks at...

The Canadian stock market rally ran out of gas Thursday on speculation recent gains were overdone. Unofficially, the benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index inched down 4.5 points or 0.03 percent to 14,049. The heavyweight Financial Index was flat despite strong earnings from Canada's biggest banks. Royal...

The Canadian stock market is rising in early trade Wednesday, adding to the gains of the previous two sessions, but is off its early highs. Rising commodity prices are a source of strength for the market in early action. Financial stocks are also in focus after three of Canada's largest banks reported...

Canadian stocks look to extend recent gains Thursday morning as crude oil smashed through the $50 a barrel mark. Upbeat earnings from some of Canada's biggest banks may also keep Bay Street in a good mood. Concerns about a likely U.S. interest rate cut could put a cap on the day's gains. Royal...

Canadian stocks rallied Wednesday, extending strong recent gains as crude oil prices surged near $50 a barrel. Metal shares rebounded and also big banks also performed well as the Bank of Canada held steady on interest rates. The BoC sees the Canadian economy shrinking in second quarter due to the...

The Canadian stock market is trading solidly in positive territory Wednesday morning after the Bank of Canada kept benchmark interest rate unchanged. The BoC maintained its target for the overnight rate at 0.5 percent. The decision was in line with forecasts. The bank expects the second quarter economic...

Canadian stocks may extend recent gains Wednesday morning ahead of the Bank of Canada's interest rate announcement. The Bank of Canada interest rate statement will be released at 10am this morning. Most economists say the BoC will signal it is no hurry to raise interest rates given the economic...

Canadian stocks inched higher Tuesday, extending Friday's strong gains amid robust energy and financial stocks. Plunging gold shares, however, put a cap on the day's advance. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 33.27 points, or 0.24 percent, to 13,952.85. Gold stocks tubled more than 6 percent,...

The Canadian stock market is climbing in early trade Tuesday, as investors return from the long holiday weekend. Nearly every sector is trading in the green this morning, with the exception of the gold stocks. Gold prices are weakening on speculation that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates...

Canadian stocks may follow global markets higher Tuesday as traders return from the Victoria Day break. Bay Street is likely to carry positive momentum from Friday's session amid optimism for higher crude oil prices. Citi now forecasts West Texas Intermediate crude (now at $48) will hit $50 by...

Canadian markets are closed Monday for Victoria Day. Energy stocks will be in focus Tuedsay as evacuation orders have been lifted for several Fort McMurray oilfield camps. Suncor Energy Inc. (SU.TO) and Syncrude are about to reopen two major tar sands production complexes. On Friday, the S&P/TSX...

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