Market talk

  • Hootsuite IPO not imminent

    Some of Canada’s biggest tech businesses have been considering becoming public companies with recent interest in tech IPOs producing huge investment.

  • Daily Market Update

    World markets mixed as oil slips back on higher stock levels... Motor sales driven higher in January... Ford workers to get pay rise... Money is top concern for many Americans...

  • ​TSX up again on oil rebound

    A rebound in the price of oil has once again lifted the Toronto Stock Exchange by three figures.

  • Oil rise unlikely to be the start of a trend

    The current rise in oil prices and the boost that it’s giving the markets is unlikely to last according to analysts.

  • Food inflation could be as high as 3 per cent this year

    The University of Guelph’s Food Institute has published its revised report on food inflation which reveals that Canadian households will be spending between 0.7 and 3 per cent more for their food this year.

  • WestJet profit flies to record high

    WestJet Airlines has posted a record profit for quarter four with a 33.8 per cent surge to $90.7 million.

  • Industrial product and raw materials indexes decline

    Figures from Statistics Canada show that the Industrial Product Price Index decreased 1.6 per cent in December.

  • Saputo bakery sold

    Canada Bread Company has acquired the Saputo bakery business from Saputo Inc for C$120 million.

  • Daily Market Update

    Oil above $50, energy stocks rebound... Alibaba wants to lend money to US businesses... Super Bowl audience breaks record... S&P reaches deal over inflated mortgage ratings... Gartman gives his opinion on the President’s budget... Radio Shack shares suspended...

  • Oil price rally pushes TSX higher

    A rally in the oil price has pushed the Toronto Stock Exchange to triple-figure gains today.