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The Canadian stock market is down in early trade Friday, following the gains of the previous two trading sessions. Global markets are pulling back following the release of the U.S. employment report for August. The weaker than expected growth in U.S. employment has investors wondering what the Federal...

The Canadian dollar continued to trade in a negative territory against most major rivals in New York deals on Friday, following the releases of mixed jobs data from the U.S. and Canada for August. The U.S. economy added 173,000 jobs in August, lower than expected, but the unemployment rate fell to...

Canada's Ivey PMI for August has been released at 10:00 am ET Friday. After the data, the loonie changed little against the other major currencies. The loonie was trading at 1.3250 against the greenback, 1.4723 against the euro, 89.89 against the yen and 0.9199 against the aussie around 10:04 am ET.

At 10:00 am ET Friday, Canada's Ivey PMI for August is due. The loonie traded mixed against its major rivals before the data. While the loonie fell against the greenback and the euro, it held steady against the aussie and the yen. The loonie was worth 1.3259 against the greenback, 1.4738 against the...

The U.S. dollar erased its losses against its major opponents on Friday, after the release of mixed jobs data for August, which kept alive hopes for a September rate hike by the Federal Reserve. The Labor Department released a report showing much weaker than expected U.S. job growth in the month...

Early signals are pointing to rough open for Canadian stocks Friday morning, after a lackluster U.S. jobs report generated concerns about the U.S. economy. The U.S. economy added 173,000 jobs in August, lower than expected, but the unemployment rate fell to a 7-year low of 5.1 percent. Markets...

Canadian smart phone maker BlackBerry Ltd. (BBRY, BB.TO) said Friday that it has agreed to acquire mobile security provider Good Technology for $425 million in cash. The company noted that the acquisition will enhance its sales and distribution capabilities as well as further grow its enterprise software...

Statistics Canada has released Canada jobs data for August at 8:30 am ET Friday. Following the data, the loonie climbed against its major rivals. The loonie was trading at 1.3177 against the greenback, 1.4637 against the euro, 90.47 against the yen and 0.9190 against the aussie around 8:25 am ET.

At 8:30 am ET Friday, Statistics Canada is due release Canada jobs data for August. The employment is expected to show a reduction of 5,000 jobs in August, after adding 6,600 jobs in July. The jobless rate is expected to remain unchanged at 6.8 percent. Ahead of the data, the loonie showed mixed trading...

The Canadian dollar extended its early decline against the Japanese yen in early European deals on Friday. The loonie fell to 89.81 against the yen, a level not seen since August 26. The loonie may possibly find support around the 88.00 area. The pair was valued at 91.09 at yesterday's close.

Zurich Insurance Group (ZURVY) announced that Kristof Terryn, currently CEO of Global Life, will take over as CEO of General Insurance, effective October 1, 2015. He replaces Mike Kerner. Kristof Terryn will continue to run the Global Life business until a replacement is announced. Kristof Terryn...

Commodity currencies such as the Australian, the New Zealand and the Canadian dollars weakened against their major currencies in the Asian session on Friday amid rising risk aversion, as investors turned cautious ahead of the release of the U.S. Labor Department's closely-watched monthly jobs report...

PyroGenesis Canada Inc. (PYR.V), a TSX Venture 50 clean-tech company, Friday said the unusual selling pressure experienced Thursday seems to have been largely due to one seller, and that this selling was a result of unique issues faced by the seller, as opposed to any material change suffered by PyroGenesis. According...

The Canadian dollar weakened against most major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The Canadian dollar fell to 1.3221 against the U.S. dollar and 90.23 against the yen, from yesterday's closing quotes of 1.3178 and 91.09, respectively. Against the euro, the loonie edged down to 1.4714...

The Australian dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday. The Australian dollar fell to nearly a 6-1/2-year low of 0.6961 against the U.S. dollar and a 2-year low of 0.9198 against the Canadian dollar, from yesterday's closing quotes of 0.7017 and 0.9245, respectively. Against...

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