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While the Dow dithers near 20,000, TSX index advances higher

While the Dow Jones Industrial Index once again failed to crack the 20,000-point barrier for weeks, north of the border the main Toronto market gauge edged higher. 397 more words


Get ready for 2017: an investing year of few certainties and plenty of potential risk

The incoming leader of the world’s biggest economy has no experience running a government and appears to have a shaky grasp of geopolitics. He is intent on cosying up to Russia, has pledged to rip up trade deals, is prone to ill-timed Tweets and muses openly about boosting his country’s nuclear arsenal. 1,302 more words

Financial Markets

Canadian stocks poised to accelerate should U.S. growth gain speed

After nearly five years of underperformance, Canadian stocks are poised to outpace most global indices by a healthy margin in 2016, including the S&P 500. 991 more words


An 'energy renaissance': Top Canada mutual fund manager bullish on oil services for 2017

Norm Lamarche is betting the energy rally that helped him become the top performing mutual fund manager focused on Canada this year will roll into 2017, sweeping drillers and other services companies higher. 656 more words


As TSX closes in on an all-time record, investors wonder if the good times will last

The S&P/TSX Composite Index has been one of the developed world’s best performing stock markets this year, rallying more than 15 per cent and now closing in on its all-time record high of 15,625.73. 737 more words


Toronto stocks rise following biggest drop in seven weeks as financials, gold miners lead rebound

Canadian stocks rebounded from two days of losses, led by gains in raw-materials and financials shares as concerns over the outcome of the U.S. presidential election eased. 337 more words

Market Moves

Toronto markets fall for third day on weak results from rail operators and sliding energy stocks

Canadian stocks edged lower for a third day as disappointing corporate results raised concern about the strength of the nation’s economy.

Canadian National Railway Co. fell the most since April amid concern its margins may contract. 299 more words

Market Moves