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The Canadian stock market ended modestly higher on Friday, led by gains in consumer staples, energy and telecom stocks. Data showing a notable dip in consumer price inflation and higher crude oil prices lifted the market.

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a higher opening on Friday, with stocks likely to regain ground following the sell-off seen in the previous session. Early buying interest may generated by a rally by Chinese stocks, which rebounded strongly from an initial move to the downside despite...

Higher index futures and steady commodity prices point to a positive opening for Canadian shares on Friday. Investors will be tracking Canadian inflation and retail sales data for September and August respectively. The two reports are due at 8:30 AM ET. Markets in Asia and Europe shrugged off trade...

Stocks may edge higher in early trades on Wall Street on Friday, if slightly positive U.S. index futures are any indication.

The Canadian stock market ended notably lower for a second successive day, led by losses in energy shares after crude oil futures plunged to a 5-week low.

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a lower opening on Thursday, with stocks likely to move to the downside after ending the previous session roughly flat. Lingering concerns about the outlook for interest rates may weigh on the markets as traders continue to digest the minutes of the Federal...

wallstreet-oct16.jpg The trade war between U.S. and China is again on focus. Briton now expects to extent post-Brexit transition by a few more months. The Jobless Claims report and Fed Business Outlook Survey for October are the other highlights today.

Slightly lower stock index futures and weak commodity prices point to a negative start for Canadian shares on Thursday.

The Canadian stock market ended modestly lower on Wednesday, after trading in negative territory right through the session, weighed down by lower commodity prices and largely sluggish U.S. and European markets.

Gold prices edged lower on Wednesday as the dollar gained in strength against most major currencies, ahead of release of the minutes of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting held in September.

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a lower opening on Wednesday, with stocks likely to give back ground after moving sharply higher in the previous session. Profit taking may contribute to initial weakness on Wall Street, as traders cash in on yesterday's gains amid lingering uncertainty...

Lower index futures and commodity prices point to a weak opening for Canadian stocks on Wednesday. Activity is likely to be stock specific with investors tracking corporate news for direction.

The Canadian stock market ended on a buoyant note on Tuesday, led by gains in technology, financial, energy and industrials sections.

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a higher opening on Tuesday, with stocks likely to move back to the upside after ending the previous session mostly lower. Early buying interest may be generated in reaction to upbeat earnings news from several big-name companies, with financial giants...

wallstreet-oct16.jpg The investors are looking ahead to Industrial Production reports as well as JOLTS report. Johnson & Johnson, Morgan Stanley, and UnitedHealth will be releasing their quarterly results.

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