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Canadian stocks ended modestly higher for a second straight session on Friday, tracking rising global equity markets, as declines in energy and gold stocks were offset by strength in mining and other sectors. Gold, and energy stocks were among the weakest performing stocks as commodity prices came under...

The Canadian stock market has given back its early gains Friday morning and has now slipped into negative territory. Gold and energy stocks are among the weakest performing stocks as commodity prices come under pressure. Gains in the mining sector are helping to offset some of that weakness. The majority...

JamesDoak-042415.jpg A Canadian mining executive who was trying to execute a favorable judgment of more than $100 million for expropriation against the Mongolian government has been found dead in his hotel room in Mongolia, according to a company statement on Friday. Fifty-nine year old Canadian investor and Chairman of uranium miner Khan Resources, Inc., James Doak, "passed away at his hotel in Ulaanbaata.

Switzerland-happiestcountry-042415.jpg A survey by an initiative under the United Nations found that Switzerland, the land of clocks and chocolates, is the world's happiest country. The 2015 World Happiness Report, seeking to quantify happiness as a means of influencing government policy, was produced by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). When compared to World Happiness Report 2013, the country rankings in the 20

The Australian dollar gave up its early gains against most major opponents in European deals on Friday. The aussie fell to a 3-day low of 0.9429 versus the loonie, down by 0.51 percent from an early high of 0.9477. The aussie dropped to 0.7770 against the greenback and 1.0281 against the kiwi,...

Mega Precious Metals Inc. (MGP.V) announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Yamana Gold Inc. (YRI.TO, AUY), whereby Yamana will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Mega under a plan of arrangement for consideration of 0.02092 of a Yamana share and cash of C$0.001 per Mega share,...

The Japanese yen weakened against most major currencies in the European session on Friday amid risk appetite, as European shares rose after optimistic corporate earnings results. The German business confidence index, that improved for the sixth consecutive month in April, also supported shares. German...

The Japanese yen weakened against most major currencies in the early European session on Friday. The yen fell to more than a 5-week low of 180.96 against the pound and more than a 2-week low of 130.10 against the euro, from early highs of 179.64 and 128.94, respectively. Against the Swiss franc,...

The euro climbed against its major rivals in early European deals on Friday, ahead of the Eurozone finance ministers meeting in Riga, where the key topic being Greece's progress in its reform plan. On the sidelines of EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras urged German...

The U.S. dollar weakened against the other major currencies ahead of European session on Friday, in the wake of disappointing economic data from the U.S. A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed that the first-time claims for U.S.unemployment benefits unexpectedly saw a modest...

The U.S. dollar weakened against the other major currencies ahead of European session on Friday. The U.S. dollar fell to more than a 5-week low of 1.5079 against the euro and a 2-week low of 1.0873 against the euro, from early highs of 1.5026 and 1.0784, respectively. Pulling away from an early...

Canadian stocks snapped a two-day loss to end higher on Thursday, after energy and mining stocks rallied with rising commodity prices. Energy stocks were among the best performers with crude oil prices surging, supported by mining, finance, and gold stocks. European markets ended largely in the red,...

The Canadian stock market is rising in early trade Thursday, attempting to rebound from the losses of the previous two sessions. Energy stocks are among the best performing stocks this morning, as the price of crude oil continues to rise. The majority of the European markets are trading in the red...

The Canadian dollar strengthened against most major rivals in European deals on Thursday, as oil prices advanced after Saudi Arabia resumed fresh air strikes targeting Iran-allied Houthi rebels in Yemen. Crude for June delivery rose $0.27 to $56.42 per barrel. The air strikes hit Houthi militant...

Through an exclusive license agreement effective May 3, 2015, both Cherokee Global Brands (CHKE) and Sears Canada Inc. (SRSC, SCC.TO) announced and welcomed Liz Lange Maternity and Sportswear including expanded size ranges to Sears Canada stores and online at www.sears.ca beginning with the Spring 2016...

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