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Canadian stocks rose to a record high on Tuesday, tracking rising global equity markets, led by gains in mining and industrial stocks, even as investors reacted to some strong earnings reports. Energy stocks ended higher after the recent upswing in crude oil prices. Some upbeat results from U.S. companies...

Pretium Resources Inc. (PVG.TO, PVG) said Tuesday that it has entered into an underwriting agreement with a syndicate of underwriters, in connection with its marketed offering of common shares. The underwriters have agreed to purchase 8.2 million shares at a price of US$7.25 per share for gross proceeds...

Canadian stocks are on the rise Tuesday morning, led by gains in mining and industrial stocks, as investors react to some strong earnings reports. Energy stocks are moving up after a recent upswing in crude oil prices. Besides some upbeat results from U.S. companies, an impressive earnings report...

The U.S. dollar trimmed its early gains against the other major currencies in early New York deals on Tuesday, after the data showed that U.S. consumer price inflation matched economists' expectation in June. The Labor Department report showed that U.S. consumer price index rose by 0.3 percent in...

Canadian stocks are likely to open higher Tuesday, with global investors eying some key tech earnings reports and tracking positive European markets. In economic news, U.S. consumer price inflation rose nearly in line with expectations last month, according to the Labor Department. However, much...

The euro weakened against most major rivals in European deals on Tuesday, as investors await the outcome of a meeting between EU foreign ministers in Brussels today. The meeting is to discuss further sanctions against Russia over its role in the Malaysian airplane crash in eastern Ukraine. While...

The Australian dollar climbed against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday, amid the Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens' statement that the Group of 20 nations' growth agenda can help revive world growth and restore confidence. "It is highly unlikely that the answer...

The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday, as regional stocks gained amid bargain hunting. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index is currently up 1.00 percent or 152.09 points at 15,367. The group of European foreign ministers will meet in Brussels to...

Canadian stocks ended lower Monday, tracking declining global equity markets as mounting geopolitical concerns over last week's downing of a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet over Ukraine and the intensified fighting in Gaza kept investors on the edge. In the absence of any major U.S. economic data,...

Canada-based Helix BioPharma Corp (HBP.TO) said Monday it has named Yvon Bastien as the new chair of the board effective July 17. Bastien has served as an independent director of the company since December 2013 and remains the chair of the board's Governance & Compensation Committee. Robert Verhagen...

Canadian stocks are lower Monday mid morning, with mounting geopolitical concerns hitting global markets. Last week's shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet over Ukraine and lingering problems in the Middle East have investors on edge. Activity is stock specific with earnings reports...

Allergan-072114.jpg Allergan, Inc. on Monday reported a 16 percent increase in profit for the second quarter from last year on double-digit revenue growth, including higher sales of its anti-wrinkle treatment Botox. Both revenues and adjusted earnings per share beat analysts' expectations. The company raised its financial outlook for fiscal 2014 and said it will will cut its workforce by about 13 percent.

Canadian stocks look headed for a weak start Monday due to geopolitical concerns and a lack of positive catalysts. Worries about escalating tensions in Ukraine after the shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet last Thursday, and the ongoing conflicts in Israel and the Middle East are likely...

FMC Technologies Inc. (FTI) announced it has signed an agreement which establishes a joint industry program that includes Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, BP (BP.L, BP_UN.TO, BP), ConocoPhillips (COP) and Shell for the purpose of jointly developing a new generation of standardized subsea production equipment...

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Limited (BBRY, BB.TO) said Monday that it has appointed Marty Beard as the company's chief operating officer, with immediate effect. In the new position, Beard will be responsible for cross-functional organizations, including Marketing, BlackBerry 10 Application...