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Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP, CP.TO) said that it has reached an agreement with both the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Train & Engine or TCRC and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers or IBEW, which averts the potential work stoppage of 12:01 am Eastern time tomorrow, April 21,...

pharma-april23to29-042018.jpg The biotech sector witnessed a couple of hurrahs and heartaches this week. Now, let's take a look at the pharma/biotech stocks and upcoming events to keep an ear out for in the coming week.

toys-r-us-042018.jpg Canadian investment firm Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. has submitted a "stalking horse" bid worth C$300 million, or $237 million, for the Canadian unit of Toys "R" Us, according to court documents. A stalking horse bid is an initial bid on the assets of a bankrupt company. The bankrupt company will choose an entity from a pool of bidders who will make the first bid on its assets.

The Canadian stock market has been fluctuating between small gains and losses since the open of trade Friday. Traders have had little reaction to the Canadian retail sales and inflation reports issues this morning. Gold and energy stocks are struggling in early trade due to falling commodity prices....

The Canadian dollar trimmed its early gains against its major counterparts in the European session on Friday, as a data showed that the nation's consumer inflation slowed in March from last month. Data from Statistics Canada showed that inflation slowed to 0.1 percent on month in March from 0.2 percent...

Canadian stocks may struggle for a second day Friday as traders weigh a pair of crucial economic reports and lower commodity prices. Canada's retail sales increased 0.4% in February to $49.8 billion. Higher sales at new car dealers and general merchandise stores were the main contributors to the gain. Inflation...

Following the release of Canada consumer prices for March and retail sales for February at 8:30 am ET Friday, the loonie dropped against its major counterparts. The loonie was trading at 1.2687 against the greenback, 84.77 against the yen, 0.9758 against the aussie and 1.5617 against the euro around 8:32 am ET.

Canada consumer prices for March and retail sales for February are scheduled for release at 8:30 am ET Friday. Ahead of these data, the loonie climbed against its major counterparts. The loonie was worth 1.2642 against the greenback, 85.09 against the yen, 0.9732 against the aussie and 1.5560 against...

The euro declined against its most major counterparts in early European deals on Friday. The single currency dropped to an 8-day low of 1.2301 against the greenback, from a high of 1.2353 hit at 3:10 am ET. The euro slipped to 132.41 against the yen and 1.5596 against the loonie, from its early...

pharma-daily-041918.jpg Today's Daily Dose brings you news about Rigel Pharma's stock offering; FDA panel support for GW Pharma's New Drug Application for Epidiolex; FDA approval of expanded use of AstraZeneca's TAGRISSO and Argos' decision to pull the plug on its ADAPT phase III trial.

pharma-topgainers-041918.jpg The following are some of today's top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector.

Canadian stocks fell Thursday as Kinder Morgan complained admits its planned Trans Mountain pipeline may be "untenable" due to resistance from BC. The company has set a May 31 to move the project forward. PM Justin Trudeau has pledged he will get the project done, but the Kinder is reportedly losing...

canada-marijuana-041918.jpg As Canada prepares to legalize marijuana nationwide later this year, a national survey by Statistics Canada has thrown up some interesting facts - including that legal marijuana is not a temptation for most Canadians. Regardless of cannabis use, 79 percent of Canadians surveyed said they would not be more likely to try or increase their cannabis consumption just because it is legalized.

The Canadian stock market has been fluctuating between small gains and losses since the open of Thursday's session. Gold and energy stocks are turning in a solid performance this morning, but many of the other Canadian sectors are trading in the red. The majority of the European markets have slipped...

The Canadian dollar advanced against its major counterparts in the European session on Thursday, as oil prices climbed on falling U.S. inventories and Saudi Arabia's remarks that it is contended with prices rising upto $100 a barrel. Crude for June delivery rose $1.02 to $69.48 per barrel. Investors...

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