Market talk

  • ​Canada and Mexico in oil price war

    Producers of heavy oil are heading into a price war over supply to refineries on the US Gulf Coast.

  • ​Fiera comes out on top after hedging its bets

    Hedge fund Fiera Capital Corp. has become one of the best performers in its category this year, thanks to a bet on junk bonds falling from their 20-year high.

  • ​Chrysler recalls 4000 vehicles in Canada

    Chrysler has recalled more than 4000 pickups made in 2006/7 because of a potential safety issue.

  • Consumer confidence falls again

    The weekly Bloomberg Nanos Canadian Confidence Index is ending the year in gloomy mood with its lowest reading since May 2013.

  • Daily Market Update

    World stocks start the week on a positive note... Air Asia stocks fall after plane disappears... US bonds set for poor year ahead... ​Hackers claim to have exposed data of 13,000 gamers... Subway investigates reports of food label tampering... Outlook for the housing market in 2015...

  • Daily Market Update

    Oil above $60; markets mostly positive on thin trading day... Sony benefits from ‘patriotic duty’ to see The Interview... The battle is on: techs vs. hospitality... LG Electronics raided over damage to rival washing machines...

  • ​Bumpy ride for shortened trading day

    Trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange ended early for Christmas Eve after a few hours of highs and lows for the market.

  • ​Newalta to focus on oilfield waste; shares jump 6 per cent

    The announcement by Newalta Corp that it is to focus almost entirely on waste from oilfields has seen its shares jump 6 per cent today.

  • ​Brookfield offers 5.4 per cent more to shareholders

    Shareholders in Brookfield Residential have been offered a Christmas bonus by Brookfield Asset Management in a new deal that it hopes will secure control of the developer.

  • Toronto start-up plans $20 million IPO

    A new Toronto business that allows customers to swap their assets between gold and digital currency is considering an IPO in the New Year in a bid to raise as much as $20 million.