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Early signals mixed for Canadian stocks Wednesday morning, as markets react to downbeat economic news from the U.S. Payroll processor ADP reported 156,000 U.S. private sector jobs were added in April, versus market estimates for 200,000 new jobs. Meanwhile, the productivity of U.S. businesses and...

Following the release of Canada trade data for March at 8:30 am ET Wednesday, the loonie fell further against its major rivals. The loonie was trading at 1.2780 against the greenback, 83.25 against the yen, 1.4698 against the euro and 0.9556 against the aussie around 8:32 am ET.

At 8:30 am ET Wednesday, Statistics Canada releases Canada trade data for March. Ahead of the data, the loonie traded mixed against its major rivals. While the loonie held steady against the greenback, it fell against the rest of major rivals. The loonie was worth 1.2741 against the greenback,...

The Canadian dollar declined against the other major currencies in European trading on Wednesday, as European stocks fell on the back of weak commodities and mixed earnings reports. Commodities are lower, weighed by a higher dollar. Concerns over Fed rate hike returned to the fore after the Atlanta...

Primero Mining Corp. (PPP, P.TO) reported Wednesday that its first-quarter net loss was $13.2 million or $0.08 per share, compared with net income of $3.6 million or $0.02 per share last year. Adjusted loss was $7.8 million or $0.05 per share, compared with adjusted income of $1.1 million or $0.01...

Loblaw Co. Ltd. (L.TO) Wednesday announced 34.2 percent increase in first quarter net income attributable to the shareholders to C$193 million from C$146 million in the prior year. Earnings per share increased 34.3 percent to C$0.47 from C$0.35 last year. On an adjusted basis, earnings attributable to...

The Australian dollar trimmed its early losses against some of the major currencies in pre-European deals on Wednesday. The aussie recovered to 0.9552 against the loonie, 1.5298 against the euro and 0.7514 against the greenback, from its early lows of 0.9510 and 1.5374, and near a near 2-month low...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Wednesday, after several Fed officials hinted at June rate hike, and as Asian stocks fell amid renewed worries about global economic growth. Fed officials on Tuesday hinted about considering U.S. interest rate...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Wednesday. The U.S. dollar rose to a 1-week high of 1.4520 against the pound and a 5-day high of 107.44 against the yen, from yesterday's closing quotes of 1.4534 and 106.55, respectively. Against the euro...

Pharma-050416.jpg Prothena Corp. plc (PRTA) has a couple of catalysts to watch out for in the coming months, related to its three lead protein immunotherapy programs - NEOD001, PRX002 and PRX003.

The Canadian dollar weakened against most major currencies in the Asian session on Wednesday. The Canadian dollar fell to nearly a 2-week high of 1.2749 against the U.S. dollar, from yesterday's closing value of 1.2723. Against the euro and the Australian dollar, the loonie edged down to 1.4635...

The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Wednesday. The yen fell to 6-day lows of 123.50 against the euro and 112.55 against the Swiss franc, from yesterday's closing quotes of 122.53 and 111.66, respectively. Against the U.S. dollar, the yen dropped...

IAMGOLD Corp. (IAG, IMG.TO) reported net earnings from continuing operations attributable to equity holders for the first quarter 2016 of $53.1 million or $0.13 per share, compared to a loss of $16.5 million or $0.04 per share, prior year. The company said the increase was mainly due to the gain on sale...

Canadian stocks fell sharply Tuesday, with resource producers saddled by a downturn in commodities. The S&P/TSX Composite Index was down 157.95 points, or 1.14 percent, to 13,707.68, extending Monday's retreat. OPEC nations and Russia are expected to keep pumping vast amounts of oil in order to...

Credit Suisse has upgraded Toronto-Dominion Bank from Neutral to Outperform.

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