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The euro climbed against its major rivals in pre-European trading on Monday. The euro advanced to 1.1064 against the Swiss franc, 1.4541 against the loonie, 0.7609 versus the pound and 1.1117 versus the greenback, from its early lows of 1.1041 and 1.4472, 4-day low of 0.7589 and a 2-1/2-month low...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against most major currencies in the Asian session on Monday, in the wake of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's comments on growth and the interest rate outlook. Speaking at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Friday Fed Chair Janet Yellen said that a rate hike "in...

The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Monday, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that the sales tax hike will be delayed and as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen endorsed the case for a rate increase in June or July. Speaking at a post Group...

Suncor Energy Inc. (SU.TO, SU) announced Sunday that it has begun the safe and staged restart of its operations near the fire-ravaged community of Fort McMurray, Alberta. In a statement, the Canadian crude-oil producer said start-up activities are well underway at Base Plant and the MacKay River in...

The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Monday. The yen fell to a 1-week low of 123.46 against the euro, more than a 1-month low of 162.63 against the pound and nearly a 2-week low of 111.72 against the Swiss franc, from last week's closing quotes of 122.48,...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against most major currencies in the Asian session on Monday. The U.S. dollar rose to a 2-1/2-month high of 1.1098 against the euro, nearly a 3-month high of 0.9951 against the Swiss franc and more than 1-month high of 111.15 against the yen, from last week's closing...

Pharma053016.jpg Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. expects to report data from a phase II trial of CF101, conducted by its subsidiary OphthaliX, in the treatment of glaucoma and related syndromes of ocular hypertension next month.

FDA-thumb-042916.jpg The month of May saw the FDA greenlight 5 new drugs, including 1 new molecular entity, and surprisingly turn down 1 drug candidate, whose approval was considered a no-brainer by some experts.

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...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against its most major rivals in mid-European trading on Friday, after data showed that the U.S. economy expanded faster than the initial estimate in the first quarter, supporting expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate increase in June. Data from the Commerce...

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...

Loblaw Co. Ltd. (L.TO), a Canadian food and pharmacy company, announced Friday that it has completed a strategic review of its gas bar operations, and will engage potential buyers in considering a sale of the business. Loblaw's gas bar network consists of 212 retail fuel sites located adjacent to...

The Canadian dollar continued to be lower against its key counterparts in European trading on Friday. The loonie fell to 2-day lows of 1.4583 versus the euro, 1.3048 versus the greenback and 0.9422 against the aussie, compared to yesterday's closing values of 1.4526, 1.2977 and 0.9376, respectively. The...

Cameco Corp. (CCO.TO, CCJ) signed an agreement with Joint Stock Company National Atomic Company Kazatomprom and Joint Venture Inkai LLP to restructure and enhance JV Inkai. The new agreement replaces the memorandum of agreement signed by Cameco and Kazatomprom in September 2012. Cameco's ownership interest...

The Japanese yen strengthened against the other major currencies in the early European session on Friday. The yen rose to a 2-day high of 160.54 against the pound, from an early low of 161.42. Against the euro, the Swiss franc and the NZ dollar, the yen advanced to 122.58, 110.73 and 73.79 from...

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