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Canadian stocks are surging higher Friday morning, with the Bank of Japan's surprise decision to expand its stimulus measures lifting investor sentiment across global markets. Financial, consumer staples, technology and industrial stocks are moving higher. Despite lower crude oil prices, some energy...

blackfriday-103114.jpg A number of major retailers will be open on Thanksgiving for early Black Friday shopping events. Kohl's department stores will kick off Black Friday sales two hours earlier this year, at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, while Macy's, Bon-Ton and Best Buy will open at the same time. J.C. Penney and Sears...

The Canadian dollar fell against its major counterparts on Friday, as data showed that Canadian economy contracted unexpectedly in August. Data from Statistics Canada showed that Canada's GDP fell 0.1 percent on month in August, following no growth in July. Economists predicted the GDP to match July's...

Canadian stocks are headed for positive start Friday, tracking global cues. The Bank of Japan's surprise decision to expand its stimulus program to boost the economy lifted Asian and European markets today, and the mood in Toronto is likely to be fairly upbeat as well despite lower commodity prices. Stock...

After the release of Canada GDP data for August at 8:30 am ET Friday, the loonie fell against its major counterparts. The loonie was quoted at 1.4118 against the euro, 0.9926 against the aussie, 99.40 against the yen and 1.1225 against the greenback around 8:35 am ET.

USD-JPY-103114.jpg The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday after the Bank of Japan expanded its quantitative and qualitative easing unexpectedly. In a 5-4 vote, the Policy Board decided to raise the monetary base at an annual pace of about JPY 80 trillion. The earlier...

Canadian stocks ended lower for a second straight session on Thursday, led by a sell-off in gold stocks with commodity prices declining sharply after a report showed robust economic activity in the U.S. and as well on some disappointing corporate earnings reports. Gold prices tumbled amid the Federal...

Canadian stocks are lower Thursday morning, weighed by weak commodity prices and some disappointing corporate earnings reports. Gold prices tumbled amid upbeat U.S. GDP figures this morning, triggering heavy selling in bullion miners. Meanwhile, the U.S. initial jobless claims unexpectedly increased...

Canadian stocks are likely to open lower Thursday, weighed by weak commodity prices. A mixed batch of U.S. economic data could render price movements a bit sluggish at times. While initial U.S. jobless claims unexpectedly rose last week, GDP rose more than expected in the second quarter. Energy...

Canada-based food processing company Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (MFI.TO) said its third-quarter net loss attributable to common shareholders was C$26.77 million or C$0.19 per share, compared to net earnings of C$12.96 million or C$0.09 per share in the prior-year quarter. Prior year results have been restated. Adjusted...

Thomson Reuters Corp. (TRI, TRI.TO) reported that its third-quarter 2014 earnings attributable to common shareholders declined to $231 million from last year's $271 million, with earnings per share decreasing to $0.28 from $0.33 in the same quarter last year. Underlying operating profit for the quarter...

The euro weakened against other major currencies in the European session on Thursday amid risk aversion, as investors' sentiment declined after the Federal Reserve delivered a slightly more hawkish policy statement, prompting traders to offload positions. The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index is currently down...

The Canadian dollar strengthened against most major currencies in the Asian session Thursday, as sentiment rose after the U.S. Federal Reserve decided to end its asset buying program and said that interest rates will remain near zero for a considerable period of time even as it raised the outlook for...

The U.S. dollar is higher against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday, building on the gains recorded in the New York session yesterday following the FOMC announcement. The Federal Reserve signaled an end to its quantitative easing by slashing purchases of Treasuries and mortgage-back...

Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX, ABX.TO) reported that its net earnings attributable to equity holders of the company for the third quarter were $125 million or $0.11 per share down from $172 million or $0.17 per share in the prior year quarter. Adjusted net earnings fell to $222 million or $0.19 per share...