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Wednesday’s trading started well with gains for commodities helped by a weaker dollar.
In 2014 the oil industry invested $56 billion in capital projects but that may stay as an all-time peak.
The Canadian auto industry is losing out to Mexican competitors according to a report from the Automotive Policy Research Centre.
Postmedia can buy the English-language newspapers of Sun Media the competition regulator has said.
The collapse of US mining firm Allied Nevada could cost the Bank of Nova Scotia tens of millions of dollars.
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North America’s major markets closed with triple-digit figures on Tuesday but while the Dow saw losses with the weaker US dollar causing ripples.
Analysts from TD Economics predict that the Canadian economy will gradually improve this year in terms of personal income, employment growth and economic growth but that the first quarter will show weakness with GDP.
Canada’s largest private mortgage insurer is exercising “heightened vigilance” in Western Canada in preparation for a potential rise in delinquencies.