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Canadian stocks the week on a sluggish note Friday, with measures of all major sectors seeing little movement over the course of a quiet session. Energy stocks performed reasonably well, trimming yesterday's losses as oil prices rebounded. Financials added to recent gains in the wake of upbeat...

The Canadian stock market is trading slightly to the downside Friday morning, after ending the previous session with a very small loss. Financial stocks are weighing on the market this morning. Bank stocks are down despite some solid quarterly earnings on Thursday from three of the nation's biggest banks. Markets...

The U.S. dollar climbed against its major rivals in the European session on Friday, as the U.S. economy expanded more than initially estimated in the first quarter and durable goods orders eased less than expected in April, adding to hopes for a Fed rate hike next month. Data from the Commerce Department...

Canadian stocks are poised to end the week on the back foot Friday, as falling crude oil prices may hit the heavyweight energy sector. Energy stocks fell sharply along with crude oil in the previous session. Markets were nonplussed by OPEC's 9-month extension of their supply quota plan with Russia....

BlackBerry Limited (BBRY, BB.TO) said Friday that it has reached an agreement with Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) resolving all amounts payable in connection with the interim arbitration decision announced on April 12, 2017. Following a joint stipulation by the parties, the arbitration panel has issued a final...

The U.S. dollar slipped against its most major rivals in early European deals on Friday. The greenback extended its early slide to a 3-day low of 110.96 against the yen, from a high of 111.84 hit at 6:00 pm ET. The greenback slipped to 0.9701 versus the franc and 1.1235 against the euro, off its...

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The Japanese yen strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The yen rose to an 8-day high of 143.69 against the pound and a 3-day high of 124.87 against the euro, from yesterday's closing quotes of 144.72 and 125.34, respectively. Against the U.S. dollar and...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The U.S. dollar rose to a 10-day high of 1.2867 against the pound, from yesterday's closing value of 1.2940. Against the euro and the Swiss franc, the greenback advanced to 2-day highs of 1.1185 and...

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Canadian stocks were little changed Thursday, as plunging energy stocks overshadowed strong bank earnings. The TSX Composite was down 8.76 points, or 0.06% to 15,410.73, while industrials providing a measure of support. Royal Bank of Canada (RY.TO, RY) reported second-quarter net income of $2.81...

The Canadian stock market is trading modestly to the upside Thursday morning. Financial stocks are among the top performers in early trade, following a trio of earnings reports from some of the nation's biggest banks. Energy stocks have struggled this morning. News of OPEC's deal to extend its supply...

Kin-052517.jpg Kik Interactive Inc., the parent of chat app Kik, said it will launch a new cryptocurrency or token called Kin for use in everyday digital services, such as chat, social media and payments. Kik said it has decided to propose a new ecosystem of digital services that will be truly open and decentralized, and will start with a new cryptocurrency.

The euro slipped against its major counterparts in the European session on Thursday amid risk aversion, as oil prices fell after news that the OPEC members agreed for a nine-month extension to the oil production curbs, lacking any surprises for deeper cuts. Oil prices retreated after Saudi Arabia's...

Early signals are mixed for Canadian stocks, as falling oil prices may offset optimism over earnings from the financial sector. A trio of huge banks reported strong quarterly profits, a day after BMO failed to impress with its earnings. Royal Bank of Canada (RY.TO, RY) reported second-quarter net...

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