• Asian stocks extend recovery as trade worries take back seat
    Reuters38 minutes ago

    Asian stocks extend recovery as trade worries take back seat

    Asian stocks extended gains on Friday after Wall Street's S&P 500 set a new all-time high, while the dollar slipped on views that Beijing's and Washington's fresh exchange of tariffs may be less damaging than initially feared. On Wall Street, trade-sensitive industrial stocks led the gains

  • Dollar struggles near 2-month lows, yen sags on receding risk aversion
    Reuters3 hours ago

    Dollar struggles near 2-month lows, yen sags on receding risk aversion

    The dollar struggled near two-month lows, while the yen also sagged on Friday on reduced safe haven demand amid a switch in investors' view that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict would be less damaging to global growth than initially feared. The euro was also a beneficiary of the shift in currency flows

  • North American markets rise with the Dow and S&P 500 hitting record highs
    The Canadian Press8 hours ago

    North American markets rise with the Dow and S&P 500 hitting record highs

    North American markets closed up with the Dow and S&P 500 setting record highs Thursday while the Canadian dollar hit a four-month peak despite a slip in the price of crude. The Canadian dollar traded at an average of 77.48 cents US compared with an average of 77.24 cents US on Wednesday. The increased

  • Stocks hit new highs as trade worries ease, dollar slips
    Reuters8 hours ago

    Stocks hit new highs as trade worries ease, dollar slips

    World stock markets rallied on Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 setting new highs, while the U.S. dollar slipped as investors viewed this week's fresh U.S. and Chinese tariffs on imports as less harsh than initially feared. Larry Fink, chief executive of BlackRock Inc, the world's largest

  • Baystreet8 hours ago

    TSX drops below breakeven

    Canada’s largest stock market finished much stronger Thursday morning, as overrode gains in health-care ...

  • Dollar dips across the board as trade war worries recede
    Reuters8 hours ago

    Dollar dips across the board as trade war worries recede

    The dollar fell across the board on Thursday as a resurgence in global risk appetite after the United States and China announced new import tariffs this week that were less harsh than expected curbed safe-haven demand for the greenback. With news such as recent solid U.S. economic data and a likely

  • Baystreet13 hours ago

    TSX drops below breakeven

    Canada’s largest stock market dwindled into the red late Thursday morning, as losses in utilities overrode ...

  • Baystreet14 hours ago

    Stocks start out positive Thursday

    Equities in Canada’s largest market opened higher on Thursday, led by shares of precious metal miners ...

  • Canadian dollar strengthens to three-week high as greenback broadly slides
    Reuters15 hours ago

    Canadian dollar strengthens to three-week high as greenback broadly slides

    The Canadian dollar strengthened to its highest in more than three weeks against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday as the greenback broadly fell and investors awaited clues on the prospect of a deal to revamp the NAFTA trade pact. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday he wanted to

  • Forestry companies fall as U.S. housing stats show potential slowing demand
    The Canadian Pressyesterday

    Forestry companies fall as U.S. housing stats show potential slowing demand

    Shares in several major Canadian forestry companies closed down Wednesday after an analyst downgrade and lower-than expected building permits for the crucial U.S. housing sector. CIBC analyst Hamir Patel said in a note that the bank has reduced its outlook on the industry, including downgrades on Interfor

  • Higher crude oil prices pushes the Canadian dollar high; TSX essentially flat
    The Canadian Pressyesterday

    Higher crude oil prices pushes the Canadian dollar high; TSX essentially flat

    The Canadian dollar was pushed to its highest level in September on Wednesday after crude oil prices hit a two-month peak. The Canadian dollar traded at an average of 77.24 cents US compared with an average of 76.97 cents US on Tuesday. The loonie started the day lower on NAFTA uncertainty but recovered

  • Baystreetyesterday

    Equities dip into red by close

    Canada's main stock index finished Wednesday in negative territory, as health-care sector rose, led ...

  • Stocks rally for a second day, setting aside trade fears
    Reutersyesterday

    Stocks rally for a second day, setting aside trade fears

    World stock markets rallied for a second straight day on Wednesday, while safe-haven assets such as U.S. bonds and the Japanese yen slipped to multi-week lows on bets the ongoing U.S.-China trade spat would inflict less damage than feared. European shares gained on trade-sensitive materials and auto

  • Baystreetyesterday

    Stocks flat as noon hour rolls in

    Canada's main stock index had trouble getting untracked midday Wednesday, as the materials group got ...

  • Baystreet2 days ago

    TSX having trouble moving higher

    Equities in Canada’s largest market opened flat on Wednesday as gains in the healthcare sector, led ...

  • Canadian dollar nears three-week high; pares gains ahead of NAFTA trade talks
    Reuters2 days ago

    Canadian dollar nears three-week high; pares gains ahead of NAFTA trade talks

    The Canadian dollar strengthened to its highest in nearly three weeks against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, before paring most of its gains ahead of further talks to revamp the NAFTA trade pact. Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland is due to hold fresh talks on the North American Free Trade

  • Baystreet2 days ago

    Flat open in cards for Wednesday

    Stock futures pointed to a flat opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday, with investors betting ...

  • The Canadian Press2 days ago

    Most actively traded companies on the TSX

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

  • Trade optimism drives Toronto market to largest daily gain since mid-July
    The Canadian Press2 days ago

    Trade optimism drives Toronto market to largest daily gain since mid-July

    Canada's main stock market posted its largest daily gain in more than two months on Tuesday as trade optimism produced a relief rally. There is anecdotal evidence from the United States and Canada that they are closer to some sort of deal even though there is no concrete evidence, said Sid Mokhtari

  • Baystreet2 days ago

    Big surge for TSX

    Equities in Canada’s largest centre moved higher Tuesday, boosted by gains in energy companies as oil ...

  • Canadian dollar nears three-week high as risk appetite rebounds
    Reuters2 days ago

    Canadian dollar nears three-week high as risk appetite rebounds

    The Canadian dollar strengthened to a nearly three-week high against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as stock and oil prices climbed, while domestic manufacturing data supported the view the Bank of Canada would raise interest rates in October. was trading 0.4 percent higher at 1.2985 to the greenback

  • Baystreet3 days ago

    TSX surges as oil climbs

    Equities in Canada’s largest centre moved higher approaching noon ET on Tuesday, boosted by gains in ...

  • Baystreet3 days ago

    Equities climb at open

    (CORRECTS WORDING IN REFERENCE TO TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE) Stock indices in Toronto opened higher on ...

  • Baystreet3 days ago

    Futures vault with oil prices

    Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for equity markets in Canada on Tuesday as oil prices gained ...

  • The Canadian Press3 days ago

    Most actively traded companies on the TSX

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