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The Australian dollar strengthened against its major rivals in the Asian session on Thursday, as the economy added more jobs than forecast in June. Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed that the Australian economy added 50,900 jobs last month - shattering expectations for an increase...

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Canadian stocks edged lower on Wednesday, dragged down by losses in consumer staples and energy sectors. Wall Street was steady and major European markets moved higher, but TSX stayed in the red almost right through the session with investors looking for direction.

The Canadian stock market got off to a positive start Wednesday, but has since pared its early gains and has slipped into the red. The pullback in commodity prices is weighing on shares of gold and energy stocks this morning. The majority of the European markets are trading modestly to the upside...

Bay Street looks headed for a flat to slightly weak opening on Wednesday, tracking lower commodity prices. The market will focus on earnings reports and other corporate news for direction. Energy stocks are likely to stay sluggish due to falling crude oil prices.

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The U.S. dollar climbed against its major counterparts in the Asian session on Wednesday, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell gave a positive outlook of the U.S. economy in his testimony before the Senate Banking Committee and reiterated that gradually raising interest rates is "the best way...

pharma-daily-071118.jpg Today's Daily Dose brings you news about IPOs of Crinetics Pharma and Rubius; secondary offerings of Cara, Oragenics and CytomX, and promising efficacy of Cellectar Biosciences' drug candidate CLR 131 observed in a single patient in a phase II trial.

Dutch paints and chemicals maker AkzoNobel N.V. (AKZA.AS; AKZOY) Wednesday reported that net income from total operations for the second quarter slid to 271 million euros from 301 million euros last year. The results include 164 million euros in discontinued operations, compared to last year's 134...

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Saputo Inc. (SAP.TO) said it has entered into an agreement with Bega Cheese Limited (BGA.AX) to sell its Koroit plant in Victoria, Australia for about C$244 million or A$250 million in cash. The transaction is subject to approval by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and is expected...

Canadian stocks shrugged off a negative start and ended modestly higher on Tuesday, led by gains in consumer discretionary, information technology and materials sectors. Due to a lack of positive lead from Asian and European markets,

The Canadian stock market is down again Tuesday morning. The continued weakness in crude oil prices is weighing on shares of energy stocks. Trading activity is rather subdued as investors monitor the first day of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testimony before Congress. Investors are hoping for...

Canadian stocks are likely to open on a sluggish note on Tuesday, tracking losses in Asian markets and a largely subdued trend in Europe ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's Congressional testimony. Powell's testimony before the Senate Banking Committee, scheduled at 10 AM ET., is expected...

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