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The Canadian stock market is up sharply in early trade Friday. The energy sector is leading the way higher this morning, as crude oil prices approach $53 a barrel. Gold and financial stocks are also helping to push the market higher in early trade. The majority of the European markets are trading...

TimHortons-BurgerKing-012017.jpg Restaurant Brands International Inc., the parent company of Tim Hortons and Burger King, plans to launch a new app in Canada that will enable customers to order and pay in advance on their smartphone, the Canadian Press reported Friday. The new app will be rolled out to the nearly 4,000 Tim Hortons and Burger King locations across Canada this spring.

The Canadian dollar drifted lower against its major counterparts in the European session on Friday, as data showed that domestic retail sales grew slower-than-expected in November. Data from Statistics Canada showed that retail sales grew 0.2 percent on a seasonally adjusted monthly basis in November,...

Canadian markets are in a wait-and-see mood as U.S. president-elect Donald Trump takes the oath of office in Washington, DC Friday morning. Trump's inauguration speech may provide clues about whether the relationship between the U.S. and Canada will change during his administration. Traders active...

Statistics Canada has released Canada retail sales for November and consumer price index for December at 8:30 am ET Friday. Following the data, the loonie dropped further against its major rivals. The loonie was trading at 1.3381 against the greenback, 85.96 against the yen, 1.4242 against the euro...

Statistics Canada releases Canada retail sales for November and consumer price index for December at 8:30 am ET Friday. The CPI index is expected to be flat on month, following a 0.4 percent decline in November. Ahead of the data, the loonie declined against its major rivals. The loonie was worth...

Pharma-012017.jpg Shares of Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (SGYP) were up over 5% in extended trading on Thursday, following FDA approval of TRULANCE for the treatment of adults with chronic idiopathic constipation.

The U.S. dollar weakened against other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday, as the U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen showed no hints to raise interest rates. While speaking at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Yellen said,"Even if the labor market is not overheated...

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ZYNE) has offered to sell 2.8 million shares of its common stock at $18.00 per share, with expected gross proceeds of $50.4 million. Zynerba also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 420,000 additional common shares. The offering is expected to close...

Antipodean currencies such as the Australian and the New Zealand dollars strengthened against their major counterparts in the Asian session on Friday, after data showed that China's gross domestic product expanded more than expected on year in the fourth quarter of 2016. Data from the National Bureau...

The Australian dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The Australian dollar rose to nearly a 2-1/2-month high of 0.7588 against the U.S. dollar and nearly a 2-month high of 1.0083 against the Canadian dollar, from yesterday's closing quotes of 0.7558...

The U.S. dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The U.S. dollar fell to 2-day lows of 1.0694 against the euro, 1.2372 against the pound and 1.0036 against the Swiss franc, from yesterday's closing quotes of 1.0663, 1.2343 and 1.0036, respectively. Against...

Jan19-011917.jpg Catabasis' phase II trial of Edasalonexent in boys affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy is ongoing, and top-line results are anticipated in the first half of Q1 2017.

Canadian stocks inched higher Thursday in subdued dealing ahead of Donald Trump's presidential inauguration in the U.S. The S&P/TSX Composite Index was up 11.96 points, or 0.08 percent, to 15,409.81. Traders were waiting to see whether Trump issues executive orders that could impact the trade relationship...

The Canadian stock market got off to a positive start Thursday, but slipped back near the flat line before turning higher again. Gold stocks got off to a weak start, but have since pared their early losses despite falling gold prices. Industrial, energy and financial stocks are also rising this morning. ...

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