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Candian stocks continued to rise Friday, finishing the week at their highest in eight months amid optimism over U.S. tax reform plans. Mixed Canadian economic data was a bit of a killjoy, however, as data showed the nation's retail sales fell unexpectedly and consumer price inflation rose less than...

sunwingair-102017.jpg A passenger has filed a lawsuit against Canadian budget airline Sunwing Airlines for serving him cheap sparkling wine instead of champagne on board a flight, according to media reports. The Canadian passenger, Daniel MacDuff, reportedly boarded his Sunwing flight to Cuba in February, on a flight package that advertised a complimentary on-board champagne toast.

The Canadian stock market got off to a positive start Friday, but has since eased back slightly from its early highs. The majority of the Canadian sectors are trading in the green this morning, with strength among healthcare, information technology and industrial stocks. The relatively lackluster...

MasterCard-102017.jpg Mastercard Inc. said that after April 2018, customers will no longer be required to sign for any purchases they made on the card at retail. The company added that the change, which will apply to both credit and debit cards, will not have any negative impact on safety.

The Canadian dollar dropped against its key counterparts in the European session on Friday, after data showed that the nation's retail sales fell unexpectedly and consumer price inflation rose less than expected in September. Data from Statistics Canada showed that the inflation slowed to 0.2 percent...

Following the release of Canada inflation for September and retail sales for August at 8:30 am ET Friday, the loonie slipped against its major rivals. The loonie was trading at 1.4824 against the euro, 90.19 against the yen, 1.2549 against the greenback and 0.9849 against the aussie around 8:32 am ET.

Canadian stocks may rise in tandem with U.S. stocks Friday morning amid optimism over President Donald Trump's tax policy overhaul. US tax reform may benefit middle class consumers and limit the burdens of businesses in the world's largest economy. Canada would benefit from increased demand for...

Statistics Canada will release Canada inflation for September and retail sales for August at 8:30 am ET Friday. Ahead of these reports, the loonie traded mixed against its major rivals. While the loonie rose against the greenback, it retreated from early highs against the rest of major counterparts. The...

uniqure-102017.jpg Shares of uniQure N.V. (QURE) have returned more than 170% year-to-date compared to a mere 26% gain by iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (ETF) during the same period.

Oct19-101917.jpg The following are some of the biotech stocks that made their way onto the Day's Gainers & Losers' list of October 19, 2017.

Canadian stocks inched higher Thursday, staying near record highs amid upbeat earnings news and bullish talk from the energy sector. The TSX Composite Index rose 35.84 points to 15,818, despite a sluggish performance from oil stocks. A move above 15,940 would take the index to its highest ever, surpassing...

The Canadian stock market has been fluctuating between small gains and losses since the start of trading Thursday. Healthcare and energy stocks are under pressure this morning. Crude oil prices are falling Thursday, sliding to around $51 a barrel. Meanwhile, gold stocks are rising as investors seem...

Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX, ABX.TO) said that the Company and the Government of Tanzania have agreed on a framework for a new partnership between Acacia Mining plc and the Government of Tanzania, whereby economic benefits generated by Acacia's operations would be shared with Tanzania on a 50/50 basis going...

The euro strengthened against its major rivals in the European session on Thursday, despite political uncertainty in Spain after the Spanish government threatened to take control over Catalonia, as the region's leader Carles Puigdemont refused to abandon a push for independence. Spanish government...

Early signals are pointing to a subdued open for Candian stocks Thursday morning, with Toronto's main index still hovering near record highs. Markets are in a skittish mood, taking cues from Europe, as Spain's government is warding off an independence movement from Catalonia. Crude oil futures slipped...

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