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The Toronto Stock Exchange has declined for the third day in a row with prices of oil falling lower again to less than $45 and copper also down 2.7 per cent.
The Bank of Canada warned today that the continued decline in oil prices could put the recovery of the economy at risk.
Quebec’s infrastructure projects will be financed and operated by Canada’s second largest pension fund if a deal is ratified by the National Assembly.
Analysis from the Conference Board of Canada suggests that Alberta could suffer greater impact from the declining oil prices than a ‘slowdown’.
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The falling price of oil continues to dampen the mood at the Toronto Stock Exchange and with Goldman Sachs now forecasting lower prices for longer that feeling could be around for a while.
A survey by the Bank of Canada puts the level of optimism in sales growth at the lowest level for more than 2 years.
Canadian Natural Resources is the latest big firm to cut spending plans due to the decline in oil prices.