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Canadian stocks inched higher Friday, as traders weighed relatively upbeat jobs reports from both sides of the border. Energy stocks were flat despite soaring crude oil prices, but gold and health care stocks rebounded today. The S&P/TSX Composite Index was up 24.99 points, or 0.17%, to 15,052.52. National...

The Canadian stock market struggled at the open Friday, but has since climbed into positive territory. An unexpected increase in Canadian employment is providing a boost to investor sentiment this morning. Meanwhile, a strong performance in the gold sector is also driving the market higher in early...

The Canadian dollar strengthened against its most major counterparts in the European session on Friday, after data showed that the economy unexpectedly created jobs in November and jobless rate fell. Data from Statistics Canada showed that the employment rose by 10,700 jobs in November, defying expectations...

The U.S. dollar drifted lower against its most major counterparts in the European session on Friday, after data showed that the U.S. employment increased a little more than economists' expectation in the month of November. Report released by the Labor Department showed that non-farm payroll employment...

Canadian stocks may struggle for direction Friday amid signs the rally in crude oil prices has quickly fizzled. National Bank (NA.TO) raised its dividend but reported fourth quarter profits fell 11.5% percent on restructuring charges. That's after TD Bank, Scotiabank and CIBC turned in strong quarterly...

Following the release of Canada jobs data for November at 8:30 am ET Friday, the loonie recovered from early lows against its major counterparts. The loonie was trading at 1.4140 against the euro, 85.69 against the yen, 0.9866 against the aussie and 1.3264 against the greenback around 8:34 am ET.

Statistical Canada will release Canada jobs data for November at 8:30 am ET Friday. Economists forecast a decline of 15,000 jobs in November, after adding 43,900 jobs in October. The loonie traded mixed against its major counterparts before the data. While the loonie rose against the euro, it held...

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Canadian stocks fell Thursday despite soaring oil prices, as significant weakness emerged in the health care and tech sectors. The S&P/TSX Composite Index dropped 55 points, or 0.37 percent, to 15,027.53. Financials were mixed after Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, or CIBC, (CM, CM.TO) said...

The Canadian stock market is adding to the gains of the previous session Thursday morning. Energy stocks continue to rally after yesterday's OPEC meeting resulted in the cartel's first agreement to limit production since 2008. OPEC plans to reduce oil production by about 1.2 million barrels to 32.5 million...

The Canadian dollar strengthened against its major counterparts in New York morning trading on Thursday, as oil prices climbed after OPEC reached a deal to curb supplies. Crude for January delivery rose $1.51 to $50.95 per barrel. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries late Wednesday...

Canadian stocks were looking for direction Thursday morning, as crude oil prices jumped above $50 a barrel on news that OPEC will indeed curb supplies. Meanwhile, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, or CIBC, (CM, CM.TO) reported Thursday that its fourth-quarter net income surged to $927 million from...

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM, CM.TO) reported Thursday that its fourth-quarter attributable net income increased to $927 million from last year's $776 million. Earnings per share were $2.32, higher than $1.93 a year ago. CIBC's results for the fourth quarter of 2016 were affected by the...

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