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Canadian stocks ended a tad lower lower on Tuesday, tracking declining global equity markets amid some disappointing Canadian and eurozone economic data, even as geopolitical tensions over developments in the Middle East weighed on markets. A disappointing report from Statistics Canada showed retail...

Canadian stocks are sluggish Tuesday morning, amid some disappointing Canadian and eurozone economic data. A downbeat report from Statistics Canada showing retail sales to have unexpectedly dropped by 0.1 to CS$42.5 billion on month in July, halting its six consecutive monthly gains, has raised concerns...

Officials from U.S. Strategic Command, the Defense Department, and three allied nations signed a memorandum of understanding Monday on combined space operations to strengthen deterrence, enhance resilience and optimize resources. At a meeting in Ottawa, Canada, officials from DoD, Stratcom, Australia,...

The Canadian dollar fell back against the euro and U.S. dollar on Tuesday, as the nation's retail sales declined unexpectedly in July. Data from Statistics Canada showed that Canadian retail sales fell 0.1 percent to C$42.5 billion on month in July, halting its six consecutive monthly gains. This...

Bay Street may struggle to break out of a recent funk Tuesday amid weak global cues, with stocks seen lower for a third day despite rebounding commodities. A downbeat Canadian retail sales report could generate concerns about the domestic economy. According to data released by Statistics Canada, retail...

After the release of Canadian retail sales for July at 8:30 am ET Tuesday, the loonie ticked down against the other major currencies. The loonie was trading at 1.1025 against the greenback, 98.36 against the yen, 1.4216 against the euro and 0.9805 against the aussie around 8:31 am ET.

Canadian retail sales for July are due at 8:30 am ET Tuesday. Ahead of the data, the loonie showed mixed performance against the other major currencies. While the loonie held steady against the euro, it rose against the rest of major currencies. The loonie was worth 1.1000 against the greenback, 98.61...

Orbit Garant Drilling Inc. (OGD.TO) posted fourth-quarter net loss of $0.8 million or $0.02 per share, narrower than $27.6 million or $0.83 per share in the comparable quarter last year. Revenue for the latest fourth-quarter decreased 5.1% to $20.2 million from $21.4 million in the prior year period. On...

Merus Labs International Inc. (MSL.TO, MSLI) Tuesday said its Chief Executive Elie Farah has resigned, to pursue other opportunities. Barry Fishman, the present senior advisor to Merus, will take over as interim CEO. Fishman has over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and is the...

Canadian aviation-training and simulation products provider CAE Inc. (CAE, CAE.TO) said that it has won a series of contracts valued at approximately C$115 million to provide a range of training systems and services for global defence and security customers. These include contracts to continue providing...

Arctic sea ice coverage continued its below-average trend this year as the ice declined to its annual minimum on Sept. 17, according to the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Over the 2014 summer, Arctic sea ice melted back from its maximum...

Canadian auto-parts supplier Magna International Inc. (MGA, MG.TO) announced the establishment of two new facilities in the Sanand region of the state of Gujarat, India, as the company continues to expand its global engineering and manufacturing footprint. At one of the new Sanand facilities, Magna...

The Canadian dollar is lower in the Asian session on Tuesday, extending its slide from overnight trading after Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins remarked that the bank sees 'neutral' interest rates to be lower than before to help with the recovery. At a meeting at the Chartered Financial...

Constellation Software Inc. (CSU.TO) said its wholly-owned subsidiary Volaris Group has acquired Incognito Software Inc. and Interactive Enterprises Inc., collectively called Incognito, a communications Operations Support Systems or OSS solutions business. The acquisition is Volaris' first acquisition...

Avigilon Corp. (AVO.TO), a provider of end-to-end security solutions, Tuesday introduced its new series of HD Dome and HD Bullet cameras with embedded adaptive video analytics. According to the company, its adaptive video analytics technology combined with its high-definition imaging creates a powerful...