• Global stocks stay subdued as dollar edges higher
    Reuters4 hours ago

    Global stocks stay subdued as dollar edges higher

    A stronger dollar and slightly higher global borrowing costs kept world shares subdued on Friday and left gold limping toward its worst week since December. Europe's main London, Frankfurt and Paris markets barely budged in early moves, keeping MSCI's 47- country world index just in the black

  • U.S. shares rise, yields drop as rate fears ebb
    Reuters16 hours ago

    U.S. shares rise, yields drop as rate fears ebb

    Most U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday, rebounding from a day earlier, and bond yields eased off highs following more cautious talk about the potential for interest rate increases this year. Oil prices also rose, in part because the U.S. dollar hit session lows in morning trading after having touched

  • Baystreet18 hours ago

    TSX Finishes Negative

    Equities in Toronto surrendered much of their hard-earned gains by Thursday’s close, as health-care ...

  • Baystreet22 hours ago

    Indices Climb by Noon

    Stocks in Canada’s largest market got some traction midday Thursday, as investors took in a raft of ...

  • Baystreetyesterday

    Bank Shares Boost TSX at Open

    Equities in Toronto rose on Thursday, boosted by the financial sector after Canadian Imperial Bank of ...

  • The Canadian Press2 days ago

    TSX up and Wall St. down after bond yield surge; loonie moves lower

    Canada's main stock index rose and U.S. markets pared back early gains on Wednesday as investors reacted to a late-afternoon surge in bond yields, while the loonie dipped below 79 cents. Bond prices fell, sending the yield on the U.S. 10-year Treasury note to its highest level in four years — to

  • Stocks fall, yields and dollar rise after Fed minutes
    Reuters2 days ago

    Stocks fall, yields and dollar rise after Fed minutes

    The benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury yield hit a four-year high, the dollar rose and stocks fell on Wednesday in a rocky session after the Federal Reserve at its latest policy meeting showed more confidence in the need to keep raising interest rates. The Fed's more upbeat take on inflation, as seen

  • Canada close at 2-1/2-week high, led by financials
    Reuters2 days ago

    Canada close at 2-1/2-week high, led by financials

    Canada's main stock index closed at a 2-1/2-week high on Wednesday, led by financials and industrials, with all sectors but technology posting gains. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index ...

  • The Canadian Press2 days ago

    Most actively traded companies on the TSX

    Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

  • Baystreet2 days ago

    Strong Finish for TSX Wednesday

    Stocks in Canada built on their strength Wednesday, climbing on the shoulders of industrial and financial ...

  • Baystreet2 days ago

    Stocks Spread Wings by Noon

    Canada's main stock index rose to a 2-1/2-week high on Wednesday led by gold producers, as investors ...

  • C$ hits 12-day low vs. firmer greenback as oil falls
    Reuters2 days ago

    C$ hits 12-day low vs. firmer greenback as oil falls

    The Canadian dollar weakened to a nearly two-week low against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday as oil prices fell and the greenback made broader gains. The price of oil, one of Canada's major exports, was weighed down by an expected rise in U.S. crude production and by a rebound in the U.S. dollar

  • Baystreet2 days ago

    Equities Boom at Opening

    Canada's main stock index opened higher on Wednesday, with most sectors in positive territory. The ...

  • North American markets fall into the red, loonie down half a cent
    The Canadian Press3 days ago

    North American markets fall into the red, loonie down half a cent

    The loonie lost more than half a cent on Tuesday as Canada's main stock index fell and U.S. stocks ended a six-day winning streak following a long holiday weekend. De la Durantaye said a decline in gold prices — the April bullion contract fell US$25.00 to US$1,331.20 an ounce on Tuesday — helped

  • Dollar extends recovery from three-year lows as yields rise
    Reuters3 days ago

    Dollar extends recovery from three-year lows as yields rise

    The dollar rose to a six-day high against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, extending a rebound from a three-year low last week, helped by rising U.S. Treasury yields and as some traders trimmed overstretched bets against the U.S. currency. The dollar index (.DXY), which measures the greenback

  • Baystreet3 days ago

    TSX Ends Negative

    A seesaw day on the Toronto Stock Exchange ended with the main index dipping below breakeven, mostly ...

  • Canada 150 saw record number of international tourists: Statistics Canada
    The Canadian Press3 days ago

    Canada 150 saw record number of international tourists: Statistics Canada

    OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says international tourism set an annual record during Canada 150 last year, with 20.8 million trips of one or more nights.

  • MarketWatch3 days ago

    Dollar climbs as Treasury yields resume rise

    The dollar was lifted Tuesday, as it tracked higher bond yields and investors took some cover from signs that U.S. stock markets were in for a jittery day.

  • Baystreet3 days ago

    Stocks Improve by Afternoon

    Stocks in Canada’s biggest centre forged higher by noon Tuesday, with health-care and tech stocks leading ...

  • Baystreet3 days ago

    TSX See-Saws at Open

    Equity markets in Canada’s largest centre wavered between positive and negative early Tuesday, with ...

  • Baystreet3 days ago

    Rough Opening Foreseen for Canadian Markets

    Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday, tracking global markets ...

  • MarketWatch3 days ago

    Gold prices slide as dollar continues to climb

    Prices for the precious metal drop more than 1% as the recovery in the greenback continues.

  • EU chooses Spain's de Guindos for ECB vice-chair, paving way for German head
    Reuters4 days ago

    EU chooses Spain's de Guindos for ECB vice-chair, paving way for German head

    Euro zone finance ministers on Monday chose Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos to succeed European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio in May, a move likely to boost the chances of a German becoming head of the ECB next year. The choice of a Southern European for vice president increases

  • Dollar bounces after hitting three-year low
    Reuters4 days ago

    Dollar bounces after hitting three-year low

    The dollar enjoyed a small rebound on Monday as investors bought back the greenback after its plunge to three-year lows, although analysts said any recovery looked set to be brief with dollar bears still out in force. The U.S. currency has weakened this year as expectations that central banks will start

  • World stocks post best week in two years, dollar climbs
    Reuters7 days ago

    World stocks post best week in two years, dollar climbs

    The dollar rose and stocks around the globe rallied for a sixth straight session on Friday to post their best week in more than two years, but a U.S. indictment over alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election cooled gains on Wall Street. The 37-page indictment of a Russian internet agency