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The U.S. dollar strengthened against its major opponents in pre-European deals on Friday. The greenback spiked up to 0.9906 against the franc, a level unseen since December 26. The greenback recovered to 109.34 against the yen, from a low of 109.15 hit at 10:00 pm ET. The greenback climbed...

The Japanese yen showed muted trading against its major counterparts in the Asian session on Friday, after the Bank of Japan kept its monetary stimulus unchanged as widely expected. Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and his board members decided by an 8-1 majority vote to hold its target of raising the amount...

Local authorities declared the fire at the Husky Energy (HSE.TO) Superior Refinery out around 6:45 p.m. (CT) on April 26, 2018. Additional fire prevention measures are being taken, and the situation will continue to be closely monitored, the company said. All workers at the refinery have been accounted...

Canadian stocks rose Thursday, helped by higher oil prices. U.S. equities also rallied, led by the tech sector after upbeat results from Facebook. The TSX Composite Index rose 127.84 points to 15,637.59. Precision Drilling (PD.TO) reported a net loss narrowed to $18.1 million, or six cents per...

eur-usd2-042618.jpg The euro dropped against its major opponents in the New York session on Thursday, erased its recent gains, after the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi acknowledged recent signs of moderation in bloc's economic growth, with some countries experiencing a loss of momentum. There has been some...

The Canadian stock market is rising in early trade Thursday, as traders react to the latest batch of corporate financial results. The majority of the Canadian sectors are trading in the green this morning, but gold stocks are struggling due a slight dip in gold prices. Markets in Europe are trading...

The euro drifted lower against its major counterparts in the European session on Thursday, after the European Central Bank left its key interest rates, asset purchases and forward guidance unchanged. The Governing Council, led by ECB President Mario Draghi, left the key interest rates unchanged after...

Canadian stocks may rise Thursday amid another set of corporate earnings results and higher oil prices. Precision Drilling (PD.TO) reported a net loss narrowed to $18.1 million, or six cents per share, in the first quarter ended Mar. 31, from net loss of $22.6 million, or eight cents per share, a...

iamgold-blockchain-042618.jpg Canadian gold miner IAMGOLD Corp. announced a strategic investment in Tradewind Markets, Inc., a financial technology company that uses blockchain to speed up and streamline digital gold trading. The miner did not elaborate on the investment amount, while Tradewind in its statement said it has closed a $10.6 million strategic placement.

pharma-daily-042618.jpg EyePoint Pharmaceuticals gained 19.10% on Wednesday. The Company's NDA for YUTIQ micro-insert, proposed for treatment of non-infectious posterior segment uveitis, is under FDA review - with a decision expected on November 5, 2018.

Canadian stocks rose Wednesday, bolstered by rising crude oil prices and speculation the Bank of Canada will keep interest rates on hold. The TSX Composite Index was up 32 points at 15,509. Cenovus Energy Inc. (CVE.TO) reported a first quarter loss of $654-million or 53 cents a share compared with...

The Canadian stock market is up slightly Wednesday morning, after a slight dip at the open. The Canadian sectors are turning in a mixed performance this morning. Energy and industrial stocks are rising in early trade, while gold and healthcare stocks are under pressure. Markets in Europe are trading...

The Canadian dollar declined against its most major counterparts in early New York deals on Wednesday, as commodities fell on the back of a higher dollar, supported by rising yields on U.S. bonds. The ten-year yield rose above 3 percent for first time since early 2014 in intraday trading on Tuesday...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against its major counterparts in the Asian session on Wednesday, buoyed by a continued increase in U.S. treasury yields, with the yield on the benchmark ten-year note climbing above 3 percent for the first time since early 2014. U.S. treasury yields strengthened amid...

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