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The Australian dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday, after data showed that the nation's capital expenditure rose more-than-expected in the second quarter. Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed that the total new capital expenditure...

Canadian stocks snapped a two-day gain to end lower Wednesday amid sluggish commodity prices and profit taking, with little market moving economic indicators for cue. The decline was led by mining, consumer discretionary, industrial, materials and gold stocks, with energy and healthcare stocks also...

Canadian uranium producer Cameco Corp (CCJ, CCO.TO), Wednesday initiated a shutdown of its McArthur River mine and Key Lake mill operations in response to a strike notice from the United Steelworkers union. Cameco, which has ceased production at the sites, said the union informed the company of plans...

Canadian stocks are lower Wednesday morning, with investors choosing to take some profits amid a lack of market moving catalysts. Weakness in European markets and sluggish commodity prices are also contributing to the decline. Investors continue to watch the situation in Ukraine and the Middle...

The Canadian dollar extended early gain against the euro in New York deals on Wednesday. The loonie advanced to 1.4346 a euro, its strongest since November 2013, off an early low of 1.4427. On the upside, 1.425 is possibly seen as next resistance level for the loonie.

Canadian financial services provider National Bank of Canada (NA.TO) reported Wednesday a profit for the third quarter that grew nine percent from last year, reflecting double-digit revenue growth amid strong results at wealth management and financial markets segments. Both adjusted earnings per share...

Cameco (CCO.TO, CCJ) announced that, in response to receiving strike notice from the United Steelworkers Local 8914, the company initiated a shutdown of McArthur River mine and Key Lake mill operations and will cease production at these sites. The union intends to commence strike on August 30, 2014....

Canadian stocks are likely to open on a somewhat sluggish note Wednesday amid a lack of market moving catalysts. A better than expected earnings report from National Bank of Canada could trigger some buying in the banking space. Weak European markets may prove a dampener of sorts. With commodity...

National Bank of Canada (NA.TO) reported that its net income attributable to the Bank's shareholders for the third quarter of 2014 increased to C$423 million from the prior year's C$387 million. Earnings per share were C$1.24, up 7% from C$1.16 in the same quarter of 2013. Excluding specified items,...

The Australian dollar moved up against the other major currencies in European deals on Wednesday. The aussie advanced to 1.4102 against the euro, its highest since November 2013, while approaching over a 3-week high of 0.9348 against the greenback. The aussie spiked up to 97.15 against the yen...

The U.S. dollar given up its early gains against its major rivals in early European deals on Wednesday amid profit taking, following a sharp rally overnight. The dollar got support after data yesterday showed that U.S. consumer confidence index climbed to near a 7-year high in August and durable goods...

The Canadian dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Wednesday as Canadian equity market rallies to record levels and ahead of the nation's economic growth data to be released on Friday. The S&P/TSX Index of the Toronto Stock Exchange closed at a record on Tuesday...

Powertech Uranium Corp. (PWE.TO), pending a name change to Azarga Uranium Corp., announced Wednesday that the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board's or ASLB oral hearing was completed on August 21. At the conclusion of the hearing, Judge William Froehlich noted his intent to provide the final filing by...

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust (CUF_UN.TO) Tuesday agreed to buy 15 real estate properties in Quebec and Ontario from Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc, the real estate unit of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, for C$1.53 billion. The acquired portfolio, comprising a total of about 5.7 million square...

Canadian stocks ended higher for a second straight session on Tuesday, after some upbeat durable goods and consumer confidence data from the U.S., led by energy and gold stocks with commodity prices rising. The main index also gained with Tim Hortons surging after its merger deal with Burger King Worldwide. In...