Oil, jobs help TSX to positive end to the week... Canadian labour market flat, unemployment down... Canadians keep buying cars...
Slow growth in Canada and other Western economies should not be considered the ‘new normal’ according to a report from the Fraser Institute.
Ontario is considering selling a small percentage of the electricity network firm Hydro One with an IPO that could raise more than $1 billion.
A report from the BMO economist Sal Guatieri suggests that the spring house buying season is already booming in Toronto and Vancouver.
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Energy stocks have once again had a negative effect on the Toronto Stock Exchange along with a sell-off of US equities following concern over an earlier rise in interest rates.
Loblaw has announced an investment plan for new and existing stores that will create 5000 new jobs.
Investment bank Goldman Sachs has downgraded Blackberry from ‘neutral’ to ‘sell’ and shares in the Ontario firm fell almost 5 per cent in early trading.
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.
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