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Here's to May 4, 2017, the busiest day for annual meetings in Canada

For those with sense of history, May 4, 2017 is a special day: it marks the peak meeting day for Canadian listed companies. One can debate how much heat and how much light occurred at the various sessions held across the country. 302 more words


Canopy Growth Corp to become first marijuana company on S&P/TSX Composite Index

TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED) is being added to the influential S&P/TSX Composite Index in another milestone for Canada’s fledgling marijuana industry.

The cannabis producer will be added to the index’s health-care sector prior to the start of trading on March 20, S&P Dow Jones Indices said late on Friday. 161 more words


Why investors should be worried after 13 positive months for TSX, the longest winning streak in four years

Upbeat business and consumer surveys around the world are being backed up by strong data, both developed and emerging market economies are improving, monetary policy remains accommodative among G7 countries, and the prospects for global earnings continue to brighten. 323 more words

Trading Desk

Weak Canadian economy won't hold back TSX – RBC

The Canadian economy is expected to deteriorate further relative to the U.S. in 2017, but that shouldn’t stop the domestic equity market from having another strong year. 234 more words

Trading Desk

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