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The Canadian stock market traded firm right through the session on Thursday and its benchmark index marched on to an all-time high towards the closing minutes of the session, riding on gains in consumer discretionary, healthcare and information technology sections.

The Canadian stock market is up in positive territory Thursday morning, lifted by gains in healthcare, consumer discretionary and select financial and industrials shares.

The U.S. dollar strengthened against its major counterparts in the European session on Thursday, as the nation's retail sales grew more than expected in March, while jobless claims touched near a 50-year low in the week ended April 13, signaling a pickup in economic growth in the first quarter. Data...

Following the release of Canada retail sales for February at 8:30 am ET Thursday, the loonie rose against its major counterparts. The loonie was trading at 83.66 against the yen, 0.9572 against the aussie, 1.3391 against the greenback and 1.5052 against the euro around 8:33 am ET.

Canada retail sales for February are scheduled for release at 8:30 am ET Thursday. Ahead of the data, the loonie fell against its major counterparts. The loonie was worth 83.55 against the yen, 0.9587 against the aussie, 1.3390 against the greenback and 1.5061 against the euro as of 8:25 am ET.

The Canadian stock market may stay somewhat subdued on Thursday as investors are likely to refrain from making significant moves ahead of a long weekend.

The euro declined against its major counterparts in the European session on Thursday, as a data showed that Eurozone business growth slowed to a 3-month low in April, reigniting concerns about economic growth. Preliminary data from the IHS Markit survey showed that the Eurozone Composite Purchasing...

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bubbleboy-april18.jpg Shares of Mustang Bio Inc. (MBIO) soared more than 349 percent to $11.96 in extended trading on Wednesday, following encouraging results of the company's MB-107, an investigational lentiviral gene therapy for the treatment of bubble boy disease.

After a firm start and a subsequent fall into negative territory, the Canadian stock market recovered and ended higher, riding on gains in energy shares.

After opening on a positive note, the Canadian stock market slipped into negative territory in late morning trades Wednesday, with investors turning cautious and refraining from building up positions.

The Canadian dollar extended its early rally against its major counterparts in the European session on Wednesday, as data showed that the nation's trade deficit narrowed more than expectations in February, while core inflation improved in March from last month. Data from Statistics Canada showed that...

At 8:30 am ET Wednesday, Statistics Canada will release Canada trade data for February and CPI for March. Ahead of the data, the loonie traded mixed against its major counterparts. While the loonie dropped against the greenback and the yen, it held steady against the aussie and the euro. The loonie...

Slightly higher futures point to a positive opening for Canadian shares on Wednesday. Investors will also be reacting to Canadian consumer price inflation data for March and trade report for the month of February, both due at 8:30 AM ET.

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