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CGI Group Inc. (GIB, GIB_A.TO) Wednesday reported that its third-quarter earnings rose by 26.3 percent year-over-year. Revenues were up by 3.9 percent. The company's net earnings for the quarter improved by 26.3 percent to C$225.1 million from C$178.2 million last year. Earnings per share climbed...

Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TRQ, TRQ.TO) Wednesday said it has entered into a share purchase agreement with National United Resources Holdings Limited, a Hong Kong-based public company, for the sale of a 29.95 percent stake in SouthGobi Resources Ltd., an integrated coal mining, development and exploration...

Canadian stocks ended a shade higher for a sixth straight session Tuesday, amid a slew of strong earnings and some mixed data from the U.S. with a bigger than expected improvement in consumer confidence in July. Investors also kept a close watch over the developments in Ukraine and the Middle East. Nonetheless,...

Canadian stocks are moving higher Tuesday morning, as investors react positively to a slew of strong earnings reports and data showing a bigger than expected improvement in U.S. consumer confidence in July. However, the mood is somewhat cautious ahead of tomorrow's Federal Reserve decision and a slew...

The Canadian dollar moved down against its major rivals in New York trading on Tuesday. The loonie declined to an 8-day low of 1.4541 against the euro and near a 6-week low of 1.0842 against the greenback, reversing from early highs of 1.4507 and 1.0795, respectively. The loonie eased to 94.12...

The Japanese yen recouped its early losses against most major currencies in early New York deals on Tuesday. The yen was trading at 136.77 against the euro, 112.49 against the franc and 95.72 against the aussie, off early 4-day lows of 137.09, 112.80 and 95.89, respectively. The yen rose to a 4-day...

Inflation in the OECD area remained unchanged in June, after rising slightly in the previous month, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development said Tuesday. The consumer price index rose 2.1 percent year-on-year in June, same as in the previous month. Excluding food and energy, inflation...

Canadian stocks are likely to open slightly higher, with investors reacting positively to some strong earnings reports. However, weak crude oil prices and lingering geopolitical worries could limit the market's upside. With the U.S. Federal Reserve slated to come out with its monetary policy statement...

The U.S. dollar continued its early rally against the other major currencies in European deals on Tuesday. The greenback climbed to near a 6-month high of 0.9056 against the franc and an 8-1/2-month high of 1.3417 versus the euro, off early lows of 0.9036 and 1.3443,respectively. The greenback...

Talisman-Energy-TLM-072914.jpg Talisman Energy Inc. reported Tuesday a net loss in its second quarter on one-time charges that offset revenue growth. In the prior year, Talisman recorded a profit. The Canadian oil and gas company's production was higher from last year and said it remains on track to meet operating and financial targets for 2014.

Calfrac Well Services Ltd. (CFW.TO) Tuesday posted second-quarter net loss attributable to shareholders of the company of C$12.90 million, compared with C$14.58 million last year. Loss per share narrowed to C$0.14 from C$0.16 in the year-ago period. On average, 15 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters...

WestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA.TO) Tuesday posted an increase in its second-quarter net earnings to C$51.8 million from C$44.7 million last year. Earnings per share rose to C$0.40 from C$0.34 a year ago. On average, 13 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report earnings of C$0.28...

Talisman Energy Inc. (TLM, TLM.TO) has incurred a net loss of $237 million, or $0.24 a share in the second quarter of 2014, as against a profit of $97 million, or $0.06 a share, in the prior-year period, driven mainly by a $171 million movement relating to cash settlements and non-cash mark-to-market...

The U.S. dollar climbed against its major opponents on Tuesday, as traders look forward to a series of U.S. economic events this week. The Federal Reserve will commence its two-day monetary policy meeting on Tuesday. The central bank is expected to further reduce its monthly asset purchase program...

The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday, as regional stocks moved mostly higher after a lackluster start, with investors reacting positively to some upbeat earnings news and a mixed batch of economic data. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index is up 63.59...