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The Japanese yen declined against its major counterparts in European deals on Friday. The yen fell to 103.90 against the greenback, 137.07 against the euro and 113.64 against the Swiss franc, off early highs of 103.65, 136.57 and 113.25, respectively. The yen hit a 2-day low of 172.50 against the...

Canadian stocks ended lower Thursday, on global cues with investors tracking weakness in European and U.S. markets on escalating tensions in Ukraine, notwithstanding an upbeat second quarter gross domestic product data from the U.S. The main index was pulled down mainly by mining and information...

Canadian stocks are lower Thursday morning, with investors tracking weakness in European markets and the escalating turmoil in Ukraine, notwithstanding an upbeat second quarter gross domestic product data from the U.S. The S&P/TSX Composite Index ticked lower despite some upbeat data showing the U.S....

Viking Gold Exploration Inc. (VGC.V) Thursday said it appointed Lon Vining as its new CFO. Vining is an experienced accounting executive with more than 25 years of experience in strategic financial management for multiple industries, the company said. Vining has been the CFO and Senior Accounting...

Canadian stocks are likely to open flat Thursday after data showed the U.S. economy expanded faster during the second quarter than people had previously estimated. Revised figures announced by the U.S. Commerce Department showed that Gross Domestic Product, a broad measure of economic activity, rose...

North American design firm Stantec (STN, STN.TO) said Thursday that it signed a letter of intent to acquire Penfield & Smith. Stantec noted that the acquisition strengthens its infrastructure capabilities, presence on California's Central Coast. A 90-person civil engineering and land planning firm...

TDBank-082814.jpg Canada's second-largest lender TD Bank Group reported Thursday higher profit in its third quarter, reflecting strong growth in all segments, higher revenues as well as lower provision for credit losses. The company also declared a dividend.

The euro fell against its major rivals in European deals on Thursday, as Eurozone economic confidence weakened more-than-expected in August, raising concerns over region's recovery. The economic confidence index fell to 100.6 in August from 102.1 in July, the European Commission said. The indicator...

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce or CIBC (CM.TO, CM) reported a rise in its third-quarter net income attributable to equity shareholders to C$918 million or C$2.26 per share from C$877 million or C$2.13 per share. Excluding certain items, earnings per share for the quarter was C$2.23. On average,...

Canada's second-largest lender TD Bank Group (TD, TD.TO) posted higher third-quarter reported net income of C$2.11 billion, compared with C$1.52 billion last year. Earnings per share were C$1.11, compared with C$0.79 in the year-ago quarter. On an adjusted basis, net income amounted to C$2.17 billion,...

A three-member arbitrary tribunal constituted under the North American Free Trade Agreement rejected all claims brought against the United States by two Canadian pharmaceutical companies. Apotex Holdings Inc. and Apotex Inc. had sought up to $1.5 billion in damages for losses allegedly caused by an...

The Australian dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday, after data showed that the nation's capital expenditure rose more-than-expected in the second quarter. Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed that the total new capital expenditure...

Canadian stocks snapped a two-day gain to end lower Wednesday amid sluggish commodity prices and profit taking, with little market moving economic indicators for cue. The decline was led by mining, consumer discretionary, industrial, materials and gold stocks, with energy and healthcare stocks also...

Canadian uranium producer Cameco Corp (CCJ, CCO.TO), Wednesday initiated a shutdown of its McArthur River mine and Key Lake mill operations in response to a strike notice from the United Steelworkers union. Cameco, which has ceased production at the sites, said the union informed the company of plans...

Canadian stocks are lower Wednesday morning, with investors choosing to take some profits amid a lack of market moving catalysts. Weakness in European markets and sluggish commodity prices are also contributing to the decline. Investors continue to watch the situation in Ukraine and the Middle...