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The Canadian stock market is climbing in early trade Tuesday, as investors return from the long holiday weekend. Nearly every sector is trading in the green this morning, with the exception of the gold stocks. Gold prices are weakening on speculation that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates...

Canadian stocks may follow global markets higher Tuesday as traders return from the Victoria Day break. Bay Street is likely to carry positive momentum from Friday's session amid optimism for higher crude oil prices. Citi now forecasts West Texas Intermediate crude (now at $48) will hit $50 by...

The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the European session on Tuesday. The yen fell to a 4-day low of 160.02 against the pound, from an early high of 158.09. Against the euro and the Swiss franc, the yen dropped to 122.67 and 110.63 from an early more than 2-week highs...

The U.S. dollar strengthened against most major currencies in the European session on Tuesday. The U.S. dollar rose to nearly a 2-month high of 1.1168 against the euro and nearly a 2-1/2-month high of 0.9931 against the Swiss franc, from early lows of 1.1227 and 0.9889, respectively. Against...

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The euro weakened against the other major currencies in the early European session on Tuesday. The euro fell to nearly a 2-month low of 1.1168 against the U.S. dollar and more than a 2-week low of 122.35 against the yen, from early highs of 1.1227 and 122.69, respectively. Against the pound and...

Reversing direction, the U.S. dollar climbed against most major counterparts in early European trading on Tuesday. The greenback rebounded to 109.64 against the yen, off its early low of 109.17. The greenback climbed to a 2-month high of 1.1171 against the euro, 2-1/2-month high of 0.9932 against...

Antipodean currencies such as the Australian and the New Zealand dollars weakened against their major counterparts in the Asian session on Tuesday, as Asian shares fell, following the lackluster cues overnight from Wall Street and rising expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will lift interest rates...

OrganicPastures-052416.jpg Raw milk, raw skim milk and raw cream produced by Organic Pastures Dairy of Fresno County are being recalled due to contamination with the deadly Salmonella bacteria. The recalled products have a USE BY date of JUN 01 2016, according to the California department of Food & Agriculture.

The Australian dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday. The Australian dollar fell to nearly a 3-week low of 78.59 against the yen and nearly a 2-week low of 1.5599 against the euro, from yesterday's closing quotes of 78.89 and 1.5528, respectively. Against...

Pharma-052416.jpg Novo Nordisk's IDegLira, which is a combination of an ultralong acting basal insulin analogue Insulin degludec and glucagonlike peptide 1 agonist Liraglutide, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, is all set to be reviewed by an FDA advisory panel on May 24, 2016.

The U.S. dollar extended early rally against most major counterparts in early New York trading on Monday, amid hawkish comments from Federal Reserve officials that supported hopes for a U.S. rate hike in June. Speaking in New York, San Francisco Fed President John Williams sounded optimistic on U.S....

The U.S. dollar extended early rally against most major counterparts in early New York trading on Monday. The dollar firmed to a 5-day high of 1.4456 against the pound and a 4-day high of 1.1188 against the euro, off its early low of 1.4549 and a 4-day low of 1.1243, respectively. Rebounding from...

Canadian markets are closed Monday for Victoria Day. Energy stocks will be in focus Tuedsay as evacuation orders have been lifted for several Fort McMurray oilfield camps. Suncor Energy Inc. (SU.TO) and Syncrude are about to reopen two major tar sands production complexes. On Friday, the S&P/TSX...

Chinese Internet major Tencent Holdings Ltd. (TCEHY.PK ) is in talks with SoftBank Group Corp. (SFTBF.PK ) to buy the Japanese telecommunications giant's majority stake in Supercell Oy, the Finland-based maker of some of the world's most popular mobile games, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people...

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