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The Australian dollar slipped against its major opponents on Tuesday's European deals, as European stocks declined on continued worries over Greece debt default and heightened political uncertainty in Spain following local elections on Sunday. Greece's government on Monday ruled out imposing controls...

Reversing direction, the Australian dollar slipped against its major opponents in early European deals on Tuesday. The aussie declined to near a 5-week low of 0.7771 against the greenback and near a 2-week low of 0.9593 against the loone, from an early high of 0.7839 and a 4-day high of 0.9647,respectively. The...

The Japanese yen slipped against its major counterparts ahead of European deals on Tuesday. The yen hit 122.68 against the greenback, its lowest since July 2007, from an early high of 121.48. The yen fell to a 5-day low of 99.46 against the loonie, 11-day low of 89.41 against the kiwi, 4-day lows...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday amid rising speculation on an interest rate hike by the U.S. on the back of optimistic comments by Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer and Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta Mester. In...

Platinum Group Metals Ltd. (PTM.TO) said the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp. or JOGMEC has committed to fund the next $20 million of joint venture funding at Waterberg. In conjunction with JOGMEC's firm funding commitment, Platinum Group Metals, JOGMEC and empowerment partner Mnombo Wethu...

The euro continued to be weaker against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday, as the ongoing concerns over Greece and its credit woes continued to impact the markets. Greece's government on Monday ruled out imposing controls over capital flows over the upcoming long weekend,...

Loblaw Companies Limited (L.TO) said it has recalled PC Moroccan-Style Hummus with the UPC 060383133870 and best before date 2015 JN 14 because it may contain the toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria. The company warned that consumers should not consume the recalled product. The company noted...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday. The U.S. dollar rose to a 2-1/2-month high of 121.78 against the yen and nearly a 1-1/2-month high of 1.2327 against the Canadian dollar, from yesterday's closing quotes of 121.54 and 1.2307, respectively. Against...

The euro weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday. The euro fell to nearly a 4-week low of 133.09 against the yen, from yesterday's closing value of 133.42. Against the U.S. and the New Zealand dollars, the euro dropped to a 4-week low of 1.0930 and nearly a...

The Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark index closed lower for the second straight session on Monday, as losses in energy stocks more than offset modest gains in financial and other stocks. Trading was light, as the U.S. stock markets were closed for the Memorial Day holiday. Light sweet crude for...

The Canadian dollar slipped against its major rivals in early New York deals on Monday, as oil prices fell on the back of strong dollar, which was underpinned by the Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments that the bank is set to raise rates later this year. Crude futures for July delivery fell...

Reversing direction, the Canadian dollar slipped against the Japanese yen in European deals on Monday. The loonie pared gains to 98.72 against the yen, after climbing to 99.03 in early European deals. If the loonie extends slide, it may challenge support around the 98.00 mark. At Friday's close, the...

Cenovus Energy Inc. (CVE, CVE.TO) said Monday that it has safely evacuated all staff from its Foster Creek oil sands and Athabasca natural gas operations and shut down production as a precaution due to a forest fire on the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range or CLAWR in northeastern Alberta. The forest fire...

Red Eagle Mining Corp. (RD.V) announced that it has appointed Chui Wong as Chief Financial Officer or CFO, effective June 15, 2015. Wong replaces James Howson. Wong is a Chartered Accountant and was most recently General Manager, Finance at Luna Gold Corporation. Previously, Wong held various progressively...

The euro weakened against the other major currencies in the early Asian session on Monday, as concerns over Greece continued to impact the markets. Investors continue to focus on developments in Greece after the country's interior minister, Nikos Voutsis, told Greek Mega TV's weekend show that the...

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