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The Canadian stock market is nearly flat in early trade Thursday, following yesterday's slight gain. Gold stocks are under pressure this morning after rising yesterday. The price of the precious metal climbed Wednesday following the release of some subdued U.S. inflation data. The majority of the...

The euro climbed against its key counterparts in the European session on Thursday, after the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi lifted the inflation and growth forecasts for the euro area citing higher oil and food prices. In his customary press conference, Draghi acknowledged that strong...

Bombardier Inc. (BBD_B.TO, BBD_A.TO) provided 2018 guidance and confirmed that its five-year turnaround plan remains on track. The company also affirmed its 2017 guidance, as revised with the announcement of its third quarter 2017 results. For 2018, Bombardier targets revenues in the range of $17.0...

Dec13-up-121317.jpg The following are some of today's top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector.

Energy and financials struggled as traders weighed the latest interest rate decision from the Federal Reserve. The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised the benchmark U.S. interest rate to a range of 1.25% to 1.5%, but struck a dovish tone on future rate hikes amid stubborly low inflation. The TSX...

The Canadian stock market is climbing in early trade Wednesday, as investors await today's policy decision from the Federal Reserve. While the Fed is expected to raise rates this afternoon, traders are now doubtful that further hikes will follow next year after the release of today's subdued U.S. inflation...

The U.S. dollar declined against its key counterparts in the European session on Wednesday, as a data showed that the nation's core inflation slowed more than forecast in November, triggering uncertainty over a Fed rate hike early next year. Data from the Labor Department showed that core consumer...

Canadian stocks were set for a lackluster open Wednesday ahead of crucial U.S. inflation data and an interest rate call from the Federal Reserve. The Fed is expected to raise interest rates, and markets may react negatively if they signal additional rate hikes are coming early in 2018. The TSX...

The Canadian dollar erased its early losses against its major rivals in the European session on Wednesday, as oil prices advanced following an industry data showing a draw in the U.S. crude stockpiles last week. Crude for January delivery rose $0.30 to $57.44 per barrel. Data from the American...

The Canadian dollar bounced off from its previous lows against its major counterparts in the European session on Wednesday. The loonie recovered to 1.2855 against the greenback, 1.5093 against the euro and 88.17 against the yen, from its early lows of 1.2880, 1.5133 and 88.04, respectively. Having...

Pharma-121317.jpg Today's Daily Dose brings you news about Aduro's revised pipeline; FDA approval of a new indication for CoolSculpting; Blueprint's stock offering; encouraging preliminary results from Cellectis' CALM and PALL trials; expanded FDA approval for GlaxoSmithKline's Nucala and Omeros' OMIDRIA.

Dec12-down-121217.jpg The following are some of the stocks that lost the largest percentage in price today in the pharma/biotech sector.

DEC12-up-121217.jpg Here's why PTI, GLYC and VTL jumped today.

Canadian stocks edged higher Tuesday, grinding to a new record intraday high thanks to another strong performance from drugmaker Valeant and modest gains for banks. A rally in crude oil prices fizzled, however, dragging energy stocks a bit lower. The TSX Composite settled higher by 10 points at...

mtygroup-imvescor-merger-121217.jpg MTY Food Group Inc. (MTY.TO) has agreed to buy Imvescor Restaurant Group Inc. (IRG.TO) for $4.10 per share, representing a total consideration of about $248 million. Imvescor shareholders will receive an aggregate consideration which will consist of about 20% in cash and 80% in MTY common shares....

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