• Baystreet2 days ago

    TSX Rolls On

    Toronto stocks ran their win streak to 11 on Friday, with the index forging out gains that held on until ...

  • Canadian dollar weakens as BoC rate hike bets ebb on cooler inflation
    Reuters2 days ago

    Canadian dollar weakens as BoC rate hike bets ebb on cooler inflation

    The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Friday after weaker-than-expected domestic inflation dampened prospects of another Bank of Canada interest rate hike as early as this month. Canada's annual inflation rate cooled modestly to 2.2 percent in April, short of economist expectations

  • Baystreet2 days ago

    Stocks Static by Noon

    Canada's main stock index was trading flat on Friday as a rise in health-care stocks offset a drop in ...

  • Dollar climbs to five-month peak as euro falls on Italy worries
    Reuters2 days ago

    Dollar climbs to five-month peak as euro falls on Italy worries

    The dollar rose to a five-month high against a basket of major currencies on Friday, helped by weakness in the euro as investors fretted about political uncertainty in Italy. The dollar index has gained for five straight sessions and is on track for a 1.3 percent weekly gain. The euro on Friday was

  • Baystreet2 days ago

    Stocks Flat at Outset

    Canada's main stock index opened lower on Friday weighed by losses in consumer staples stocks on fresh ...

  • Apple pays Ireland first tranche of disputed taxes
    Reuters2 days ago

    Apple pays Ireland first tranche of disputed taxes

    Apple has paid 1.5 billion euros ($1.76 billion) into an escrow account set up by the Irish government to hold 13 billion euros in disputed taxes, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Friday. The European Commission ordered Apple in August 2016 to pay the taxes it ruled it had received as illegal

  • The Canadian dollar is getting whacked by a trifecta of bad news
    Business Insider2 days ago

    The Canadian dollar is getting whacked by a trifecta of bad news

    The Canadian dollar was down more than 0.75% against the dollar Friday. It weakened following a trifecta of news that tends to be negative for the Canadian dollar. The country's retail sales jumped the most in five months in March, Statistics Canada data showed Friday, but the rise was driven by

  • Euro headed for fifth successive weekly decline as Italy concerns persist
    Reuters3 days ago

    Euro headed for fifth successive weekly decline as Italy concerns persist

    The euro was headed on Friday for its fifth successive weekly decline versus the dollar, in what would be a first for the currency since 2015, as political uncertainty in Italy continued to worry investors. The euro has slumped six cents from more than $1.24 in the space of three weeks after a huge

  • The Canadian Press3 days ago

    Energy stocks push up main Toronto stock index, loonie rises, U.S. stocks down

    Canada's main stock index closed up Thursday for a tenth straight day of gains as the TSX once again outperformed its U.S. counterparts. The improved performance of the TSX, which is up about 500 points in the stretch, comes as energy stocks gain ground, said Candice Bangsund, vice president and

  • Canadian dollar retreats from near 1-week high ahead of inflation data
    Reuters3 days ago

    Canadian dollar retreats from near 1-week high ahead of inflation data

    The Canadian dollar edged lower against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday, pulling back from a near one-week high as investors turned attention to domestic inflation and retail sales data due on Friday. "We haven't done anything too significant here," said Amo Sahota, director at Klarity

  • Baystreet3 days ago

    TSX Manages More Gains

    Canada's main stock index gained for the 10th straight session Thursday, led by the energy sector as ...

  • Dollar hits 4-month high vs yen as U.S. Treasury yields rise
    Reuters3 days ago

    Dollar hits 4-month high vs yen as U.S. Treasury yields rise

    The dollar climbed to a four-month peak against the yen on Thursday, bolstered by the rise in U.S. Treasury yields that suggests a more upbeat outlook for the world's largest economy. U.S. benchmark 10-year ...

  • Baystreet3 days ago

    TSX Aims to Keep Streak Alive

    Canada's main stock index rose on Thursday, gaining for the 10th straight session, led by the energy ...

  • Baystreet3 days ago

    TSX Climbs at Open

    Canada's main stock index opened higher on Thursday, as energy shares gained after oil prices hit their ...

  • MarketWatch4 days ago

    Pound surges on customs union report; dollar hovers at 2018 highs

    The British pound climbed against the dollar Thursday after a report the U.K. government plans to stay in the customs union beyond 2021, while the greenback slightly ease against major rivals but still hovered at highs for 2018. The ICE U.S. Dollar Index (IFUS:DX-Y.NYB) was down 0.2% at 93.191, holding

  • Baystreet4 days ago

    TSX Ekes Out Small Gains

    Markets in Toronto held their own Wednesday, as gains in material stocks overrode losses in utilities ...

  • Canadian dollar strengthens, boosted by factory sales gain
    Reuters4 days ago

    Canadian dollar strengthens, boosted by factory sales gain

    The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday as domestic data showed stronger-than-expected growth in manufacturing sales and the Trump administration said it was pushing for a deal on a revamped NAFTA. Canadian factory sales rose 1.4 percent in March, surpassing the 1.2

  • Baystreet4 days ago

    Stocks Flat by Noon

    Canada's main stock index was little changed on Wednesday as gains in materials and industrials sectors ...

  • Baystreet4 days ago

    Stocks Drag with Energy Prices

    Equities in Canada’s largest centre opened lower on Wednesday as a drop in oil prices weighed on energy ...

  • Baystreet4 days ago

    Futures Up Slightly on Mfg. Data

    Canada's main stock index futures were slightly higher on Wednesday on word of manufacturing sales data ...

  • Canadian dollar hits six-day low vs greenback amid NAFTA deadline doubts
    Reuters5 days ago

    Canadian dollar hits six-day low vs greenback amid NAFTA deadline doubts

    The Canadian dollar hit a nearly one-week low against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as the greenback broadly rose and investors weighed prospects of a deadline being met for a new trade pact between Canada, the United States and Mexico. Mexico's economy minister said he saw diminishing chances

  • The Canadian Press5 days ago

    Toronto's main stock index closes up slightly, U.S. markets and loonie dip

    "It's another day where the TSX is outperforming U.S. indices, and that has not been the case over the last one, three, five, and 10 year periods," said Craig Jerusalim, portfolio manager of Canadian equities at CIBC Asset Management. The shift is an inflection point that could set up

  • The Canadian Press5 days ago

    Most actively traded companies on the TSX

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

  • Baystreet5 days ago

    TSX Finishes Flat

    Canada's main stock index teetered along the flat line on Tuesday, as chances of a North American Free ...

  • Dollar hits 2018 peak, supported by yields, retail sales data
    Reuters5 days ago

    Dollar hits 2018 peak, supported by yields, retail sales data

    The U.S. dollar rallied against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday to its highest since December, helped by a rise in U.S. Treasury yields and as data showed U.S. retail sales increased moderately in April. "The resurgent tone for the U.S. dollar is largely due to, number one, the move higher