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The U.S. dollar stayed firm against most of its major rivals on Friday, extending recent gains, as traders looked ahead to the upcoming monetary policy meeting of the Federal Reserve.

he Canadian stock market ended on a firm note on Friday, led by gains in information technology, industrials and consumer staples sections.

The Canadian market is up firmly in positive territory a little past noon on Friday, led by strong gains in information technology and industrial stocks.

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Canadian shares may open higher Friday morning, tracking positive lead from European markets, where the mood is fairly upbeat thanks to some buoyant earnings updates from top name companies.

The Canadian benchmark ended slightly weak after a lackluster session on Thursday, with losses in healthcare section weighing down the market.

The Canadian market, which drifted lower following a weak start Thursday morning, continues to languish in negative territory about an hour past noon, with stocks from healthcare and energy sectors posting sharp losses.

The euro depreciated against its major counterparts in the European session on Thursday, after the European Central Bank left its key interest rates and the pandemic emergency purchase programme unchanged and pledged to keep interest rates at their present or lower levels until inflation attains the...

Canadian shares may open with a positive bias Thursday morning, tracking higher crude oil prices and gains in European markets.

Precision Drilling Corp. (PDS, PD.TO) reported Thursday that its second-quarter net loss was C$75.91 million or C$5.71 per share, wider than a net loss of C$48.87 million or C$3.56 per share a year ago. Revenue of C$201.36 million was 6 percent higher than last year's C$189.76 million. On average,...

The Australian dollar climbed against its major counterparts in the Asian session on Thursday, as risk sentiment improved on solid corporate earnings and on hopes for continued policy support from the European Central Bank to boost the economic recovery. Robust corporate earnings helped shrug off...

The Canadian stock market ended on a firm note on Wednesday, extending gains to a second day, thanks to strong gains in energy, healthcare and materials sections.

The Canadian stock market is firmly entrenched in positive territory in afternoon trades on Wednesday, after opening on a bright note.

Canada new housing price index for June has been released at 8:30 am ET Wednesday. After the data, the loonie changed little against its major counterparts. The loonie was trading at 1.4917 against the euro, 86.91 against the yen, 0.9276 against the aussie and 1.2675 against the greenback around 8:31 am ET.

Canada new housing price index for June is due at 8:30 am ET Wednesday. Ahead of the data, the loonie rose against its major counterparts. The loonie was worth 1.4924 against the euro, 86.90 against the yen, 0.9274 against the aussie and 1.2678 against the greenback as of 8:25 am ET.

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