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Following the long holiday weekend, the Canadian stock market is rising in early trade Tuesday. Healthcare stocks are leading the way higher this morning, while rising crude oil prices is driving shares of energy stocks higher. Meanwhile, gold stocks are among the weakest performing stocks this morning. The...

Canadian stocks may challenge record highs from last week, as oil prices have jumped near $55 a barrel. Loblaw (L.TO) reset passwords for PC Plus accounts following a security breach. UrtheCast Corp. (UR.TO) said that Sai Chu will be appointed chief financial officer of the company in late March...

UrtheCast Corp. (UR.TO) said that Sai Chu will be appointed chief financial officer of the company in late March 2017. Chu will succeed Issa Nakhleh, who will be resigning from the company after nearly five years to pursue other interests. Nakhleh will remain as CFO until the Company has filed its...

The Canadian dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday. The Canadian dollar fell to nearly a 2-week low of 1.3149 against the U.S. dollar and a 5-day low of 1.0085 against the Australian dollar, from yesterday's closing quotes of 1.3105 and 1.0071, respectively....

The Australian dollar strengthened against most major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday. The Australian dollar rose to a 4-day high of 87.22 against the yen, from yesterday's closing value of 86.94. Against the euro and the Canadian dollar, the aussie advanced to 5-day highs of 1.3782...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday. The U.S. dollar rose to 6-day highs of 1.0577 against the euro and 1.0062 against the Swiss franc, from yesterday's closing quotes of 1.0609 and 1.0028, respectively. Against the pound, the greenback...

The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday. The yen fell to a 5-day low of 113.70 against the U.S. dollar, from yesterday's closing value of 113.07. Against the euro, the pound and the Swiss franc, the yen dropped to 4-day lows of 120.31, 141.52...

The Australian dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Monday. The Australian dollar rose to 86.87 against the yen, from Friday's closing value of 86.57. Against the euro, the aussie advanced to 1.3821 from an early low of 1.3864. This may be compared to...

Canadian stocks nudged lower Friday, ending an eight-day win streak that led to record highs for Toronto's main index. With financials taking a breather after a significant uptrend, the S&P/TSX Composite Index was down 25.54 points, or 0.16 percent, to 15,838.63. Gold shares struggled throughout...

Crude oil futures fell Friday, staying smack dab in the middle of a stubborn trading range amid further signs that U.S. production is spiking. Data from Baker Hughes Friday revealed that the number of active U.S. rigs drilling for oil rose by 6 to 597 rigs this week, for the fifth weekly increase...

The Canadian stock market got off to a weak start Friday, but has since pared its early losses. However, the bulk of the Canadian sectors remain in the red this morning, including the energy, gold and financial sectors. Telecom and IT stocks are among the best performers in early trade. The majority...

Saputo-Recall-021717.jpg Dairy giant Saputo Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain Gouda cheese products in the U.S. due to potential listeria contamination. Saputo said one of its suppliers, Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana, notified the company that some specialty Gouda cheese products that it supplied to Saputo's Green Bay, Wisconsin facility may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Canadian stocks look to end an historic week on a subdued note Friday, as traders may grow cautious after a run to all-time highs on both sides of the border. Toronto's main index jumped this week along with the U.S. DJIA, S&P and Nasdaq to fresh record highs, powered by gains among financials. Canadian...

Pulsebioscience-021717.jpg Shares of development-stage medical technology company Pulse Biosciences Inc. (PLSE) have gained nearly 30% so far this week.

Feb16-021617.jpg Neuralstem Inc.'s phase 2 trial of NSI-189 for the treatment of major depressive disorder has been completed ahead of schedule.

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