Market talk

  • Federal finances on target for early balance

    The federal government could balance its budget ahead of time after posting a surplus of $1.3 billion for the first 10 months of the 2014-15 fiscal year

  • More delays for Bombardier’s CSeries

    The original timeline for Bombardier’s new CSeries aircraft is already some way behind us but now the firm says it will be early next year at the earliest before the first planes are ready.

  • Canadians are the world’s top internet users

    A new report shows that Canadians are the largest users of the internet, spending more time online than anyone else in the world.

  • Daily Market Update

    Wall St. closes lower; Yemen weighs on markets... How much is Google’s new CFO going to make?... Former American Apparel CEO seeks $40 million in damages... Radiation leak at New Mexico nuclear facility caused by kitty litter...

  • TSX lower but loonie up; Oil gains on Yemen

    The Toronto Stock Exchange was lower Thursday as concern over economic growth and Wall Street dragged stocks lower.

  • Bank of Canada governor defends credibility

    The governor of the BoC Stephen Poloz has defended the bank’s credibility today.

  • CRTC wants easier-to-understand bills

    Cable, telecoms and broadband companies could be forced to make their bills easier to understand under proposals by the regulator.

  • TD bank eyes smaller US acquisitions

    Toronto-Dominion Bank said today that it is looking to smaller US acquisitions that would allow it to spread its branches further and faster.

  • Saskatchewan beats Alberta for non-US exports

    It’s never happened before but Saskatchewan’s exports to countries other than the US have exceeded those of Alberta.

  • Daily Market Update

    Lower dollar prompts sell-off; Saudi military heads to Yemen... Oil above $52 as military action begins in Yemen, White House in support... Payday lending in the spotlight... Better economy costs jobs of 1000 bank workers... Radio Shack auctioning your details today...