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Antipodean currencies such as the Australian and the New Zealand dollars strengthened against their major counterparts in the Asian session on Wednesday as risk appetite rose following the positive cues overnight from Wall Street. However, gains are modest as investors turned cautious ahead of the release...

The Australian dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Wednesday. The Australian dollar rose to nearly a 2-year high of 1.3708 against the euro, from yesterday's closing value of 1.3723. Against the U.S. dollar and the yen, the aussie advanced to 5-day highs...

The U.S. dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Wednesday. The U.S. dollar fell to a 5-day low of 1.2508 against the pound, from yesterday's closing value of 1.2456. Against the Swiss franc, the yen and the euro, the greenback dropped to 1.0077, 113.33 and 1.0556...

Feb21-022117.jpg The FDA has turned down Amphastar's request seeking approval of intranasal Naloxone, proposed for the treatment of opioid addiction or overdose.

pharma-022117.jpg Shares of Cellect Biotechnology Ltd. (APOP) rose over 15% on Tuesday, following positive final results from its clinical trial of ApoGraft in healthy donors.

Canadian stocks rallied Tuesday, driving Toronto's main index to yet another record high. The S&P/TSX Composite Index was up 65.64 points to 15,904.28. Energy shares led the way amid signs that OPEC will extend its supply quota plan. "We are going to go for much higher levels of compliance because...

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...

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