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...
Construction of new homes slowed in February according to new figures from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
The weak Canadian dollar will always bring mixed fortunes but for those looking to sell to those from south of the border it’s good news.
The world is watching; markets cautious on Fed rate hikes... Apple expected to launch smartwatch today... Oil could still drop sharply says Goldman Sachs... Tesla sales numbers lead to job losses in China...
Gains for financial stocks were soon outweighed by global shockwaves as the US revealed strong jobs data prompting forecasts of a June rate rise by the Fed.
Canada’s exports were disappointing in January according to the latest data from Statistics Canada.
Wind Mobile has won Ottawa’s auction of new mobile spectrum in Alberta, BC and Ontario and will build the next generation of mobile networks for the provinces.
It’s taken almost a decade but today a deal was announced to sell the Port of Montreal.
The surplus that’s expected to be confirmed by Alberta’s government later this month will provide extra spending in the province’s infrastructure.
Markets cautious ahead of US jobs data... US jobs data awaited, could signal rate rise in 3 months... Oil buoyant on Middle East supply concerns... Apple bids to dominate wearable tech this year... Amazon opens store on Alibaba...
Stocks in the banking and natural resources sectors gained today pushing the Toronto Stock Exchange to a positive close.