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The Canadian stock market opened on an upbeat note on Thursday, riding on the Federal Reserve's dovish policy stance and on higher crude oil and gold prices.

Higher futures and rising crude oil and gold prices point to an upbeat start for the Canadian stock market on Thursday.

The U.S. dollar fell against its major counterparts in the Asian session on Thursday, after the Fed left its interest rates unchanged and signaled the possibility of rate cuts amid trade tensions and soft inflation. The Fed asserted that it will "act as appropriate" to sustain the U.S. economic expansion...

The yen showed muted trading against its major opponents in the Asian session on Thursday, after the Bank of Japan maintained its monetary policy and kept its forward guidance unchanged, but warned of rising risks from overseas economies that would affect the economic growth. The Policy Board of the...

Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp. (CGC, WEED.TO) said Wednesday that its shareholders have approved its proposed $3.4 billion acquisition of U.S. cannabis chain Acreage Holdings Inc. (ACRGF). Canopy Growth noted that 99.05 percent of its shareholders who voted at a special meeting of shareholders...

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The Canadian stock market swung between gains and losses right through the session on Wednesday, but eventually managed to close marginally higher, extending its winning run to a fifth session.

The Canadian stock market was up in positive territory in late morning trades Wednesday after swinging between gains and losses, as investors digested inflation data for the month of May and looked ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy statement, due later in the day.

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The Canadian dollar gained ground against its major counterparts in the European session on Wednesday, as a data showed that nation's inflation was flat in May, reducing chances for a rate cut by the Bank of Canada as other major central banks lower rates. Data from Statistics Canada showed that...

After the release of Canada consumer inflation for May at 8:30 am ET Wednesday, the loonie advanced against its major counterparts. The loonie was trading at 81.18 against the yen, 0.9170 against the aussie, 1.4955 against the euro and 1.3349 against the greenback around 8:31 am ET.

The Canadian stock market is expected to open on a cautious note on Wednesday with investors looking ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy.

Canada consumer inflation for May is due at 8:30 am ET Wednesday. Ahead of the data, the loonie was steady against its major counterparts. The loonie was worth 81.04 against the yen, 0.9190 against the aussie, 1.4988 against the euro and 1.3377 against the greenback as of 8:25 am ET.

The U.S. dollar slipped against its key counterparts in the European session on Wednesday, as investors look forward to the Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision later in the day for more hints about a reduction in interest rates this year. The Fed is expected to hold rates steady at a target...

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