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Canadian stocks are likely to open higher Tuesday, with global investors eying some key tech earnings reports and tracking positive European markets. In economic news, U.S. consumer price inflation rose nearly in line with expectations last month, according to the Labor Department. However, much...

The euro weakened against most major rivals in European deals on Tuesday, as investors await the outcome of a meeting between EU foreign ministers in Brussels today. The meeting is to discuss further sanctions against Russia over its role in the Malaysian airplane crash in eastern Ukraine. While...

The Australian dollar climbed against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday, amid the Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens' statement that the Group of 20 nations' growth agenda can help revive world growth and restore confidence. "It is highly unlikely that the answer...

The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday, as regional stocks gained amid bargain hunting. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index is currently up 1.00 percent or 152.09 points at 15,367. The group of European foreign ministers will meet in Brussels to...

Canadian stocks ended lower Monday, tracking declining global equity markets as mounting geopolitical concerns over last week's downing of a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet over Ukraine and the intensified fighting in Gaza kept investors on the edge. In the absence of any major U.S. economic data,...

Canada-based Helix BioPharma Corp (HBP.TO) said Monday it has named Yvon Bastien as the new chair of the board effective July 17. Bastien has served as an independent director of the company since December 2013 and remains the chair of the board's Governance & Compensation Committee. Robert Verhagen...

Canadian stocks are lower Monday mid morning, with mounting geopolitical concerns hitting global markets. Last week's shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet over Ukraine and lingering problems in the Middle East have investors on edge. Activity is stock specific with earnings reports...

Allergan-072114.jpg Allergan, Inc. on Monday reported a 16 percent increase in profit for the second quarter from last year on double-digit revenue growth, including higher sales of its anti-wrinkle treatment Botox. Both revenues and adjusted earnings per share beat analysts' expectations. The company raised its financial outlook for fiscal 2014 and said it will will cut its workforce by about 13 percent.

Canadian stocks look headed for a weak start Monday due to geopolitical concerns and a lack of positive catalysts. Worries about escalating tensions in Ukraine after the shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet last Thursday, and the ongoing conflicts in Israel and the Middle East are likely...

FMC Technologies Inc. (FTI) announced it has signed an agreement which establishes a joint industry program that includes Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, BP (BP.L, BP_UN.TO, BP), ConocoPhillips (COP) and Shell for the purpose of jointly developing a new generation of standardized subsea production equipment...

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Limited (BBRY, BB.TO) said Monday that it has appointed Marty Beard as the company's chief operating officer, with immediate effect. In the new position, Beard will be responsible for cross-functional organizations, including Marketing, BlackBerry 10 Application...

Canadian smart phone maker BlackBerry Ltd. (BBRY, BB.TO) said Monday that it has appointed Marty Beard as its Chief Operating Officer. The company noted that Marty is responsible for cross-functional organizations, including Marketing, BlackBerry 10 Application Development, Customer Care and Quality....

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX, VRX.TO) has contacted both the Autorite des marches financiers or "AMF" in Quebec and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or "SEC" regarding Allergan Inc.'s (AGN) apparent attempt to mislead investors and manipulate the market for Valeant common...

Gas Natural Inc. (EGAS) Monday confirmed that it had rejected unsolicited and inadequate offers made by Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (AQN.TO) on January 14, March 5 and May 7. Algonquin proposed to acquire all of the outstanding shares of the Company for $10, a 20% premium of the then stock price...

The Japanese yen rose against most major currencies in European deals on Monday, as European stocks declined on ongoing concerns over Ukraine and the Middle East. European Union foreign ministers will meet in Brussels today to consider tough sanctions on Russian individuals and companies over the...