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Canadian stocks were flat Friday, holding recent gains on a relatively quiet day for global stocks. The TSX Composite Index was virtually unchanged at 15,454.23, preserving yesterday's 3-month highs. Traders weighed a flurry of Canadian economic data. Gold stocks rebounded and financials pushed...

The Canadian stock market has been holding close to the flat line since the open of trade Friday. Investors appear reluctant to make any major moves heading into the weekend, as tensions have again flared between the United States and North Korea. Traders also continue to digest a flurry of Canadian...

The Canadian dollar retreated from its early highs against its major counterparts in the European session on Friday, after data showed that the nation's consumer price inflation rose in line with forecasts in August. Data from Statistics Canada showed that inflation rose a seasonally adjusted 0.2...

CRH Medical Corp. (CRH.TO, CRHM) announced it has acquired a 51% interest in a gastroenterology anesthesia practice in Raleigh, North Carolina which provides anesthesia services to three ambulatory surgical centers in North Carolina. The company said its fifth acquisition in the current year brings it...

Canadian stocks have risen sharply this week, but traders do some profit-taking Friday amid rising tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. On Thursday, TSX Composite jumped 65 points to 15,455, the highest since June. Gold and oil prices were steady this morning amid a flurry of Canadian economic...

Following the release of Canada inflation for August and retail sales for July at 8:30 am ET Friday, the loonie dropped against its major rivals. The loonie was trading at 91.15 against the yen, 1.2297 against the greenback, 1.4712 against the euro and 0.9795 against the aussie around 8:31 am ET.

Statistics Canada will release Canada inflation for August and retail sales for July at 8:30 am ET Friday. Inflation is forecast to rise 0.2 percent on month after being flat in July. Ahead of the data, the loonie traded mixed against its major rivals. While the loonie rose against the euro and the...

Flexion-092217.jpg Shares of Flexion Therapeutics Inc. (FLXN) are up 40% so far this year, well ahead of the iShares NASDAQ Biotech Index ETF (IBB), which has returned only 25% during the same period.

The euro spiked up against its major rivals in the early European deals on Friday, as German private sector activity grew at the fastest pace in almost six-and-a-half years in September and Eurozone business activity picked up to its highest since May, signaling robust growth momentum in the region. Flash...

Polaris Materials Corp. (PLS.TO), a developer and operator of construction aggregate quarries in Canada, announced Friday that it has received an unsolicited offer from a major US-listed construction materials company. The offer is to buy the company by way of a statutory plan of arrangement for cash...

The Australian dollar weakened against other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The Australian dollar fell to more than 3-week lows of 1.5109 against the euro and 0.7908 against the U.S. dollar, from yesterday's closing quotes of 1.5047 and 0.7931, respectively. Against the yen...

The U.S. dollar weakened against other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The U.S. dollar fell to 2-day lows of 1.1965 against the euro, 1.3586 against the pound and 0.9668 against the Swiss franc, from yesterday's closing quotes of 1.1941, 1.3579 and 0.9704, respecively. Against...

The Japanese yen strengthened against other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The yen rose to 2-day highs of 111.65 against the U.S. dollar and 90.67 against the Canadian dollar, from yesterday's closing quotes of 112.46 and 91.23, respectively. Against the euro, the yen advanced...

Racing-092217.jpg Shares of Versartis Inc. (VSAR) plunged over 83% in extended trading on Thursday, following disappointing results from its phase III study of Somavaratan, dubbed VELOCITY.

Sept21-092117.jpg The following are some of the biotech stocks that made their way onto the Day's Gainers & Losers' list of September 21, 2017.

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