Materials, energy lead clean sweep of TSX gains... Trade deal with EU is “impossible” says Canadian minister... Consumer prices up 1.3 per cent... RBC finance head to retire...
World markets start the week mixed... US companies are sitting on a huge pile of cash... Is oil heading for $35?... Fed profits up 30 per cent...
With the US dollar having weakened after the Fed’s meeting this week commodity prices and producers’ stocks have gained and pushed the Toronto Stock Exchange higher.
Inflation held at 1 per cent in February after doing the same in January.
A report by Rosenzweig and Company shows that women now hold 8.5 per cent of the highest-paid jobs in Canada’s top 100 companies.
Oil producer Connacher Oil and Gas Ltd. is facing being forced to repay $128.4 million loan after creditors filed a lawsuit this week in New York.
Wall St. closes mixed, World stocks higher Friday... Amazon gets green light for drones... Bank of New York Melon to pay $714 million to settle currency suits... Tesla CEO says no one should run out of power...
The Toronto Stock Exchange ended Thursday lower after investors weighed the Fed’s tone on interest rates and the Kuwaiti oil minister sent crude prices downwards.
Subscription TV services are heading for a shake-up although not immediately.
Shares in Potash Corp fell today after the firm warned that changes to tax rules will cost it up to $100 million this year.
The minimum wage in Ontario will increase to $11.25 an hour from the start of October, making it second highest to the Northwest Territories.