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USD-JPY-103114.jpg The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Friday after the Bank of Japan expanded its quantitative and qualitative easing unexpectedly. In a 5-4 vote, the Policy Board decided to raise the monetary base at an annual pace of about JPY 80 trillion. The earlier...

Canadian stocks ended lower for a second straight session on Thursday, led by a sell-off in gold stocks with commodity prices declining sharply after a report showed robust economic activity in the U.S. and as well on some disappointing corporate earnings reports. Gold prices tumbled amid the Federal...

Canadian stocks are lower Thursday morning, weighed by weak commodity prices and some disappointing corporate earnings reports. Gold prices tumbled amid upbeat U.S. GDP figures this morning, triggering heavy selling in bullion miners. Meanwhile, the U.S. initial jobless claims unexpectedly increased...

Canadian stocks are likely to open lower Thursday, weighed by weak commodity prices. A mixed batch of U.S. economic data could render price movements a bit sluggish at times. While initial U.S. jobless claims unexpectedly rose last week, GDP rose more than expected in the second quarter. Energy...

Canada-based food processing company Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (MFI.TO) said its third-quarter net loss attributable to common shareholders was C$26.77 million or C$0.19 per share, compared to net earnings of C$12.96 million or C$0.09 per share in the prior-year quarter. Prior year results have been restated. Adjusted...

Thomson Reuters Corp. (TRI, TRI.TO) reported that its third-quarter 2014 earnings attributable to common shareholders declined to $231 million from last year's $271 million, with earnings per share decreasing to $0.28 from $0.33 in the same quarter last year. Underlying operating profit for the quarter...

The euro weakened against other major currencies in the European session on Thursday amid risk aversion, as investors' sentiment declined after the Federal Reserve delivered a slightly more hawkish policy statement, prompting traders to offload positions. The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index is currently down...

The Canadian dollar strengthened against most major currencies in the Asian session Thursday, as sentiment rose after the U.S. Federal Reserve decided to end its asset buying program and said that interest rates will remain near zero for a considerable period of time even as it raised the outlook for...

The U.S. dollar is higher against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Thursday, building on the gains recorded in the New York session yesterday following the FOMC announcement. The Federal Reserve signaled an end to its quantitative easing by slashing purchases of Treasuries and mortgage-back...

Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX, ABX.TO) reported that its net earnings attributable to equity holders of the company for the third quarter were $125 million or $0.11 per share down from $172 million or $0.17 per share in the prior year quarter. Adjusted net earnings fell to $222 million or $0.19 per share...

Suncor Energy Inc. (SU.TO, SU) reported that its net earnings for the third quarter of 2014 fell to C$919 million or C$0.63 per share, from C$1.694 billion or C$1.13 per share for the prior year quarter. Net earnings for the third quarter of 2014 included an after-tax gain of C$61 million on the disposal...

Canadian stocks ended lower on Wednesday, driven mostly by gold stocks after the U.S. Federal Reserve ended its quantitative easing program while appearing upbeat over the economy, a cue interest rate hike may come sooner than markets anticipate. The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday announced its...

Canadian stocks are lower Wednesday morning, with investors largely refraining from indulging in any aggressive buying ahead of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement, due later in the day. Markets are expecting that the Fed will keep interest rates at near zero for a considerable length...

Canadian stocks are likely to open on a sluggish note Wednesday morning, with investors looking ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement. It is widely expected that the Fed will keep interest rates at near zero for a considerable length of time. The central bank is likely to end...

Cameco (CCO.TO, CCJ) reported that its third-quarter net loss attributable to equity holders were C$146 million or C$0.37 per share, compared to net income of C$211 million or C$0.53 per share in the comparable quarter last year. On an adjusted basis, earnings for the quarter were C$93 million or...