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Canadian stocks rose Friday, holding near record highs despite a rough week in the oil markets. Crude oil prices dropped 1.5 percent this week, dragging energy stocks lower. However, optimism across most other sectors kept Bay Street in a good mood. The Bank of Canada mid-week hinted that interest...

The Canadian stock market is rising in early trade Friday, after ending yesterday's session with a modest decrease. The majority of the Canadian sectors are rising this morning, with the notable exception of the energy sector. Crude oil prices are falling Friday morning, slipping from 4-year highs near...

TimHortons-011918.jpg Angry protesters are planning more than 50 demonstrations on Friday at several Tim Hortons locations across Canada after some franchise owners in Ontario slashed workers' benefits as well as paid breaks in response to the Ontario government's minimum wage hike. The protests are being organized by advocacy group Leadnow and the Fight for $15 & Fairness Campaign.

Canadian stocks are set for a lackluster open Friday open amid lower crude oil prices and a stronger loonie. Markets have downplayed the threat of a U.S. government shutdown, but a crucial Senate vote at 11 am ET may result in an impasse that could spook investors. The TSX Composite Index has been...

Statistics Canada has released Canada manufacturing sales for November at 8:30 am ET Friday. Following the data, the loonie changed little against its major rivals. The loonie was trading at 1.2440 against the greenback, 88.87 against the yen, 1.5243 against the euro and 0.9964 against the aussie around 8:33 am ET.

Statistics Canada will release Canada manufacturing sales for November at 8:30 am ET Friday. Ahead of the data, the loonie declined against its major rivals. The loonie was worth 1.2443 against the greenback, 88.87 against the yen, 0.9968 against the euro and 1.5251 against the aussie as of 8:25 am ET.

Epilepsy-011918.jpg Rare commodities are worth more than good is a Chinese adage. And more so when it is in the field of medicine.

The Canadian dollar declined against its key counterparts in the European session on Friday, as oil prices dropped after the International Energy Agency warned that the steep oil output growth in the U.S. could offset a plunge in Venezuela's production. Crude for March delivery fell $0.32 to $63.57...

Jan18-up-011818.jpg The following are some of today's top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector.

Canadian stocks fell Thursday, as most commodity prices slipped on a stronger U.S. dollar. The TSX Composite Index was down 51 points at 16,275 at last check, with gold stocks coming under pressure. CanniMed has postponed its meeting with NewStrike after NewStrike shareholders voted to accept its...

The Canadian stock market is holding close to the flat line in early trade Thursday. After a slight dip at the open, the market has managed to inch into positive territory. Healthcare and energy stocks are under pressure this morning, while the heavyweight financial sector is providing some support. The...

Canadian stocks are set for a subdued open Thursday morning as Bay Street digests yesterday's statement from the Bank of Canada. The Bank of Canada raised its key interest rate by 0.25 basis points to 1.25%, as expected. However, the BoC raised concerns that changes to NAFTA could hurt the economy. Some...

The U.S. dollar dropped against its most major counterparts in the European session on Thursday, as investors weighed the likelihood of a government shutdown in the United States on Friday. The federal government faces the threat of a shut down tomorrow, as Republican leaders scramble to get enough...

Pharma-011818.jpg Today's Daily Dose brings you news about Aeterna's alliance with Strongbridge; a new study about CellMax-CRC Colorectal Cancer Screening test and Novartis' Kymriah getting priority review from the FDA for a second indication.

Reversing direction, the Japanese yen climbed against its most major opponents in late Asian deals on Thursday. The yen rose to 111.11 against the greenback, from an early 6-day low of 111.48. The yen recovered to 153.65 against the pound, 115.28 against the franc and 89.29 against the loonie,...

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