Canadian Commentary


After opening with a big negative gap and falling deeper into the red subsequently, the Canadian stock market staged a mild recovery and regained some lost ground as the session progressed, but still ended with sharp losses on Thursday.

The Canadian stock market is down sharply in early trade Thursday, reversing the gains of the previous session. Continued skepticism about the potential for a long-term trade agreement between the U.S. and China has negatively impacted sentiment following the arrest of a top executive at Chinese tech...

Canadian shares look headed for a gap down opening on Thursday, tracking losses in Asian and European markets, amid worries about U.S.-China trade conflicts and concerns over global economic growth.

The Canadian stock market ended notably higher on Wednesday, led by gains in energy and materials shares.

The Canadian stock market is climbing in early trade Wednesday on broad strength. The Canadian sectors are green across the board, with energy stocks among the top performers. As expected, the Bank of Canada held its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 1.75%. In October, the bank had raised interest...

Slightly higher futures point to a flat or marginally positive opening for Canadian shares on Wednesday. However, growth concerns and uncertainty about the U.S. and China striking a long term trade plan within the 90-day truce on trade war may hurt sentiment.

Canadian shares plunged sharply on Tuesday, tracking losses on Wall Street where stocks fell on profit taking and amid fading hopes about a resolution to the U.S.-China trade dispute before the expiry of the 90-day truce period faded.

The Canadian stock market down slightly in early trade Tuesday. Profit taking appears to be the cause of the pullback, following the rally in global equity markets yesterday. Traders reacted positively to the trade war truce reached by President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the...

The Canadian stock market is likely to open on a cautious note on Tuesday, tracking weak cues from Asia and Europe.

After a buoyant start, the Canadian stock market faltered and fell into the red around noon on Monday, but recovered and edged higher to eventually close with modest gains.

The Canadian stock market opened sharply higher Monday, but has since given back some of its early gains. Global markets are rallying at the start of the week as investors react positively to the news that U.S. President Trump and Chinese President Xi agreed to a 90-day truce in the escalating trade...

Canadian shares look headed for buoyant start on Monday, with investors reacting to news about the U.S. and China agreeing to a 90-day truce on their escalating trade war. Higher crude oil and gold prices are expected to further boost investor sentiment.

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