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The U.S. dollar extended its early slide against its major counterparts in the New York session on Friday, after St. Louis Fed President James Bullard remarked that the central bank should delay further rate hikes amid yield curve inversion. "Imminent yield curve inversion in the U.S. has become a...

The Canadian stock market is down in early trade Friday, with weakness spread across all sectors. Concerns over global trade are overshadowing some positive Canadian economic data. Data from Statistics Canada showed that consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent on a seasonally adjusted monthly basis in...

The Canadian dollar strengthened against its major counterparts in early New York deals on Friday, following the releases of better than expected Canadian consumer inflation for June and retail sales for May. Data from Statistics Canada showed that consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent on a seasonally...

Canada retail sales for May and consumer inflation for June have been released from Statistics Canada at 8:30 am ET Friday. After these data, the loonie climbed against its major counterparts. The loonie was trading at 85.06 against the yen, 0.9726 against the aussie, 1.5392 against the euro and...

Canada retail sales for May and consumer inflation for June are due from Statistics Canada at 8:30 am ET Friday. Economists expect the CPI to be stagnant on month, after rising 0.1 percent in the previous month. Ahead of these data, the loonie traded mixed against its major counterparts. While the...

The Canadian stock market is expected to open higher on Friday, extending previous session's gains, on fairly steady oil and gold prices. The market will be reacting to the data on core inflation in May and retail sales in June , both due before the opening bell.

The Canadian dollar climbed against its most major counterparts in the European session on Friday. The loonie rose to 1.5419 against the euro and 84.96 against the yen, from its early more than a 3-week low of 1.5468 and a 9-day low of 84.51, respectively. Reversing from an early session's low...

The U.S. dollar slipped against its major counterparts in the Asian session on Friday, in reaction to overnight comments from U.S. President Donald Trump indicating discomfort with the Federal Reserve's interest rate increases. "I'm not thrilled," Trump said in the interview with CNBC. "Because we...

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Canadian stocks ended on a positive note on Thursday, with gains from industrials and information technology stocks driving the benchmark higher. The benchmark S&P/TSX ended up 65.61 points or 0.4% at 16,543.01,

The Canadian stock market is up modestly in early trade Thursday. Energy stocks are leading the way higher this morning as crude oil prices attempt to rebound from recent weakness. Markets in Europe are turning in a mixed performance Thursday. A mixed bag of corporate earnings results and a pull...

The U.S. dollar continued to be higher against its major counterparts in early New York deals on Thursday, as a data showed that U.S. weekly jobless claims unexpectedly declined last week to their lowest level in almost five decades. Data from the Labor Department showed that initial jobless claims...

The Canadian dollar drifted lower against its most major counterparts in the European session on Thursday, as oil prices fell following an official data showing a surprise build in crude oil inventories last week. Crude for September delivery fell $0.76 to $66.99 per barrel. Data from the U.S....

Canadian stocks look headed for a weak start on Thursday, with falling commodity prices set to trigger some selling in energy and materials sections. A largely sluggish trend in major European markets and weak close in Asia may also weigh on investor sentiment.

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