Market talk

  • Daily Market Update

    Futures trending higher after Friday’s low... Investment group to buy GE’s Australian, NZ consumer lending business... BP CEO warns of painful times ahead... Are cars becoming a thing of the past?

  • TSX lower as energy stocks fall

    The week ended in familiar territory with concern over the continued supply glut pushing oil prices lower and taking energy stocks down.

  • Canada’s unemployment rate climbs to 6.8 per cent

    Canada is starting to see the effects of lower oil prices on the jobs market and data from Statistics Canada shows that unemployment nationwide increased to 6.8 per cent.

  • Alberta home prices fell in February

    Another casualty of the lower oil prices is the housing market in Alberta with new figures from the Canadian Real Estate Association showing a drop of 1.6 per cent in Calgary from a month earlier.

  • Target will begin store closures next week

    The first three closures of Target Canada stores will happen next Wednesday with more closing by March 22.

  • Beer, wine may be coming to Ontario supermarkets

    Supermarkets in Ontario may start selling beer and wine as part of an overhaul of alcohol trading laws in the province.

  • New rules for Alberta oilsands tailings ponds

    Oilsands tailing ponds and water usage will be subject to new rules in Alberta the provinces’ environment minister Kyle Fawcett announced on Friday.

  • Daily Market Update

    Optimism dominates end of the week... US disappointed as UK applies to join Chinese-backed bank... Global carbon emissions held steady last year... US household wealth increased to record high in Q4...

  • TSX higher on mining stocks

    The Toronto Stock Exchange gained today as upbeat Chinese data eased concerns over metals demand and mining stocks increased.

  • Housing correction is underway warns report

    Some of Canada’s cities have already begun to see some correction in the housing market according to the Teranet National Bank HPI for February.