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Canadian stocks rose Friday, with metal stocks surging on the rally in commodity prices. Gold jumped to a 15-month high, silver futures continued to soar, and crude oil prices jumped above $46 a barrel after a 20% monthly gain. The loonie was at 80 cents US, the best in 2016. The S&P/TSX Composite...

The Canadian stock market is up in early trade Friday, after ending yesterday's session nearly unchanged. Mining stocks are leading the way higher and gold stocks are also a source of strength as gold and silver prices continue to head higher. Gold is also benefitting from its safe haven appeal, as investors...

The Canadian dollar traded mixed against the other major currencies in European deals on Friday, after data showed that the Canadian economy shrank in February, led by declines in activity of goods producing industries. Data from Statistics Canada showed that Canadian economy contracted 0.1 percent...

Canadian stocks may rise along with commodity prices Friday morning. Crude oil surged to a new yearly high approaching $47 a barrel, a potential boon for Canada's energy sector. Gold and silver prices also continued to surge. Imperial Oil Ltd. (IMO.TO) on Friday reported a first-quarter loss...

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (VRX, VRX.TO) said that it has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015. The company noted that default under senior note indentures arising from the failure to timely file...

The Australian dollar trimmed its early gains against most major rivals in early European deals on Friday. The aussie declined to more than a 2-week low of 81.59 against the yen, from a high of 82.52 hit at 8:00 pm ET. The aussie pared gains to 1.4927 against the euro, 0.9554 against the loonie...

The Canadian dollar drifted higher against the U.S. dollar in European morning deals on Friday. The loonie advanced to 1.2513 against the greenback, a level not seen since June 2015. The loonie may find resistance around the 1.23 zone.

The U.S. dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday, as the U.S. economic growth slowed more forecasts in the first quarter. Data from the Commerce Department showed on Thursday that the U.S. gross domestic product rose by 0.5 percent in the first quarter compared...

The Japanese yen continued to be strong against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday amid rising risk aversion, following the sell-off on Wall Street overnight and as the Bank of Japan (BOJ) shocked financial markets by keeping its monetary policy steady despite multiple headwinds...

The U.S. dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The U.S. dollar fell to a 1-1/2-year low of 107.08 against the yen and nearly a 3-month low of 1.4654 against the pound, from yesterday's closing quotes of 108.08 and 1.4603, respectively. The greenback...

The Japanese yen strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The yen rose to nearly a 2-week high of 121.89 against the euro, a 1-week high of 156.71 against the pound and nearly a 2-1/2-year high of 111.01 against the Swiss franc, from yesterday's closing quotes...

The Canadian stock market opened lower Thursday morning after the Bank of Japan shocked investors by refraining from further stimulus measures. However, the Canadian market has been steadily paring those early losses and has battled its way into positive territory. Mining stocks are leading the way,...

Bombardier Inc. (BBD_B.TO, BBD_A.TO) reported a loss for the first-quarter, compared to profit in the prior year quarter. It also announced that Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) has placed a firm order for 75 CS100 aircraft with options for an additional 50 CS100 aircraft. Based on the list price,...

Canadian stocks may struggle Thursday morning amid a deluge of corporate news, including a huge deal for struggling plane maker Bombardier. The Bank of Japan rattled markets in Asia and Europe overnight by failing to announce new stimulus measures, but steady commodity prices should keep the Canadian...

The U.S. dollar slipped against its key counterparts in European trading on Thursday, as traders await U.S. GDP data due today, which is expected to show a slowdown in economic activity for the first quarter. The Commerce Department is due to release advance estimate of first quarter GDP at 8:30 am...

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