Market talk

  • ​Jobs report expected to be downbeat

    Friday’s Canadian jobs report from Statistics Canada (due 8.30am in Ottawa) is expected to show that the number of those in employment fell by 5000 in October continuing a run of net losses.

  • ​Further boost for auto industry as Honda plans $857 million upgrade

    The auto sector has been showing good results recently and today’s news that Honda is to invest $857 million in its three Ontario plants is a further boost for the industry.

  • Mortgage insurers and lenders to follow new rules

    Jim Oliver has announced new rules to minimize the risk to mortgage insurers and lenders.

  • BCE delivers more customers and higher revenue

    Canada’s largest telecoms company has beaten expectations in terms of revenue and customer numbers.

  • ​Date set for fiscal update

    Next Wednesday (12th Nov.) has been set as the date for Jim Oliver to deliver the fiscal update.

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