Canadian stocks were poised for a quiet open Tuesday, even as a pair of big banks reported strong quarterly earnings.
Scotiabank (BNS.TO) is raising its dividend after saying net income jumped 10 percent in the first quarter.
Bank of Montreal (BMO.TO) also turned in better than expected results....
Shares of La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. (LJPC) climbed more than 76% on Monday, following positive results from its phase III trial of LJPC-501 in patients with catecholamine resistant hypotension.
The Japanese yen strengthened against other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday, after data showed that retail sales in Japan rose more than expected in January.
Data from the the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry showed that retail sales in Japan were up a seasonally adjusted 0.5...
The Japanese yen strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday.
The yen rose to nearly a 3-week high of 85.21 against the Canadian dollar, from yesterday's closing value of 85.48.
Against the euro, the pound and the Swiss franc, the yen advanced to 118.79, 139.67...
The Australian dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Tuesday.
The Australian dollar rose to 5-day highs of 1.0139 against the Canadian dollar and 1.0698 against the NZ dollar, from yesterday's closing quotes of 1.0109 and 1.0668, respectively.
La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co.'S phase III trial of LJPC-501 in patients with catecholamine resistant hypotension has met the primary endpoint.
The Canadian stock market got off to a weak start Monday. However, the market has since pared its early losses and has broken through to positive territory. Energy and gold stocks are among the best performers at the start of the new trading week, while financial stocks are under pressure.
Canadian music retail chain Sunrise Records said it plans to take over 70 retail spaces in Canada being vacated by HMV Canada, the industry's largest retailer. The new brick and mortar locations are in malls across Canada. However, Sunrise's expansion comes as people are increasingly shifting to streaming options for music and videos rather than buying tangible, touchable albums.
Canadian stocks look to steady Monday morning after significant losses in the previous session.
Bay Street turned cautious Friday even as U.S. stocks rallied to remain near record highs. The TSX Composite Index plunged 247.73 points, or 1.57 percent, to 15,533.47, falling from recent record highs.
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The Japanese yen continued to be strong against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Monday amid rising risk aversion, as lower commodity prices weighed on resources stocks. Investors also digested local corporate earnings results as the earnings reporting season winds down.
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The Japanese yen strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Monday.
The yen rose to 118.25 against the euro, from Friday's closing value of 118.37.
Against the pound and the U.S. dollar, the yen advanced to near 3-week highs of 139.01 and 111.92 from last week's closing...
The Australian dollar strengthened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Monday.
The Australian dollar rose to a 4-day high of 1.0691 against the NZ dollar, from Friday's closing value of 1.0653.
Against the U.S. dollar and the yen, the aussie advanced to 0.7694 and 86.30...
Cempra Inc.'s oral Fusidic acid has met the primary endpoint in a phase III study of ABSSSI.