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Nightingale Informatix Corp. (NGH.V) said it has agreed to sell its Canadian assets required to serve the company's Canadian customers to Telus Health, Canada's largest health IT company and a unit of Telus Corp. (T.TO, TU). The transaction is for a purchase price of C$14 million as well as the assumption...

Canadian stocks continued to rise Friday, adding to weekly gains to reach a fresh 11-month high. Energy stocks rose despite falling oil prices, as traders bet Canadian firms are ramping up production fast enough to take advantage of $45 oil. The S&P/TSX Composite Index was up 34.83 points, or 0.24...

The Canadian stock market is trading slightly to the downside Friday morning. The Canadian market has turned in a lackluster performance this week, but is still holding near 11-month highs. Dismal British private sector data has investors in a negative mood this morning. In addition, crude oil prices...

The Canadian dollar climbed against the other major currencies in European deals on Friday, as data showed that the nation's retail sales grew more than expected in May. Data from Statistics Canada showed that retail sales increased 0.2 percent on a seasonally adjusted monthly basis in May, higher...

Canadian stocks look to finish another strong week on a high note Friday, but dismal economic news from Europe may darken moods ahead of the weekend. U.K. private sector activity contracted at the steepest pace since early 2009 after the "Brexit vote", the results of the flash survey by Markit showed. The...

Following the release of Canada retail sales for May and consumer price inflation data for June at 8:30 am ET Friday, the loonie climbed against its major counterparts. The loonie was trading at 1.4383 against the euro, 0.9773 against the aussie, 81.27 against the yen and 1.3059 against the greenback around 8:32 am ET.

Statistics Canada releases Canada retail sales for May and consumer price inflation data for June at 8:30 am ET Friday. The inflation is forecast to slow to 0.1 percent on a seasonally adjusted month basis, from 0.4 percent growth in May. The loonie traded mixed against its major counterparts ahead...

BlackBerry Limited (BBRY, BB.TO) announced that a federal jury ruled in favor of the company in a patent infringement case brought by Mobile Telecommunications LLC in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. The company said the jury found that BlackBerry did not infringe the MTel...

The euro strengthened against most major rivals in the early European session on Friday, after data showed that the flash eurozone composite purchasing managers' index fell less than expected in July. Data from the Markit showed Eurozone private sector expanded at the weakest pace in one-and-a-half-years...

Pharma-072016.jpg Shares of Puma Biotechnology Inc. (PBYI) were up over 20% in extended trading on Thursday, following encouraging interim 5-year invasive disease free survival results from the company's phase III trial of PB272 (Neratinib) in extended adjuvant HER2-positive early stage breast cancer.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX, VRX.TO) announced it has received a Complete Response Letter from the U.S. FDA regarding the New Drug Application for latanoprostene bunod ophthalmic solution, 0.024%, an intraocular pressure lowering single-agent eye drop for patients with open angle...

Commodity currencies such as the Australian, the New Zealand and the Canadian dollars continued to be weak against their major counterparts in the Asian session on Friday amid risk aversion, with the negative lead from Wall Street, fading stimulus expectations and fall in crude oil prices overnight dampening...

The Canadian dollar weakened against most major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The Canadian dollar fell to nearly a 2-week low of 1.3112 against the U.S. dollar, from yesterday's closing value of 1.3087. Against the euro and the yen, the loonie dropped to a 9-day low of 1.4452 and...

The Australian dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The Australian dollar fell to an 8-day low of 78.97 against the yen, from yesterday's closing value of 79.29. Against the U.S. and the New Zealand dollars, the aussie dropped to 0.7465 and 1.0687...

Canadian stocks continued to trudge ahead Thursday, with Toronto's main index touching new 11-month highs. However, today's advance was mostly due to rebounding gold stocks. Gold's popularity is generally a sign of safe haven demand, reflecting poorly on the broader market. The S&P/TSX Composite...

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