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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 Thursday, as Asian stock markets traded in positive territory, tracking the overnight gains on Wall Street and higher commodity prices. Investors are also...

The Australian dollar strengthened against other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday. The Australian dollar rose to nearly a 3-month high of 0.7665 against the U.S. dollar and more than a 3-month high of 86.01 against the yen, from yesterday's closing quotes of 0.7638 and 85.79, respectively....

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Canadian stocks rose Wednesday despite signs the Bank of Canada will soon raise interest rate. Oil prices rose despite a build in U.S. stockpiles, helping gains in the energy sector. Financials and health care stocks also rallied. The TSX Composite Index was up 74.36 points, or 0.49 percent, to...

Crude oil prices rose Wednesday as government data showed a significant drop in gasoline stockpiles. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories increased by 100,000 barrels last week. Although...

The Canadian stock market got off to a positive start Wednesday, but has since pared its gains and is now back near the flat line. Energy and gold stocks are under pressure in early trade, while healthcare and financial stocks are on the rise. Markets in Europe got off to a weak start Wednesday,...

The euro declined against its major opponents in the European session on Wednesday, after a media report showed that the market had misinterpreted remarks by the European Central Bank Mario Draghi as a signal towards reducing the monetary stimulus. Draghi was intending to strike a balance between...

Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR_B.TO, SJR, SJR_A.TO) on Wednesday reported profit from continuing operations for the third quarter that more than doubled from last year, primarily reflecting lower non-operating costs. On a continuing operations basis, the company's third-quarter net income surged to...

Reversing direction, the euro slipped against its major opponents in the European session on Wednesday. The euro fell to 0.8800 against the pound, 1.1292 against the greenback and 126.48 against the yen, off its early near 8-month high of 0.8880, 1-year high of 1.1388 and a 3-month high of 127.86,...

Canadian stocks are poised for a lukewarm start to Wednesday session, as the rally in crude oil prices fizzled out last night. An industry report showing a surprise build in U.S. oil inventories has crude oil futures tethered to the $44 a barrel mark. Prices jumped 2% yesterday, but energy stocks...

Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR) released its third quarter financial results on Wednesday, reporting earnings from continuing operations that exceeded analyst estimates. The company said its third quarter net income from continuing operations rose to C$164 million or C$0.33 per share from C$74 million...

Henry Schein, Inc., (HSIC), a provider of health care products and services, announced Wednesday that it has extended its existing agreement in Canada with DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. (XRAY)to include the CEREC CAD/CAM restoration system and the Schick line of imaging sensors. This extension runs through...

The Australian dollar declined against its most major counterparts in the European session on Wednesday, with falling oil prices, global ransomware attack as well as U.S. policy uncertainty denting risk sentiment. A massive cyber attack has swept the globe, affecting businesses and government systems...

The Canadian dollar strengthened against its most major counterparts in early European deals on Wednesday, after the Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz sounded optimistic on domestic economy and said previous rate cuts "have done their job." Speaking to CNBC, Poloz said that Canadian economic growth...

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