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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

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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

Gary Lamphier: Surprise OPEC deal to cap output sparks oil price rally

Alberta’s prolonged bout of economic misery is far from over, but the beginning of the end may finally be in sight.

Oil prices jumped sharply Wednesday after the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, or OPEC, agreed to curb output, a surprise development that could gradually help to stabilize global energy markets after nearly two years of widespread carnage. 826 more words

Local Business

Blackberry and Bombardier may be booted out of Canada's largest ETF due to new index rules

Canada’s biggest exchange-traded fund will be shaken up should a new industry classification result in companies such as Bombardier Inc. and BlackBerry Ltd. being booted out of an index tracking the country’s 60 biggest stocks. 529 more words

Investing

Canada stocks fluctuate on earnings-heavy trading day as energy shares offset Manulife slide

Canadian stocks fluctuated after erasing earlier losses, as energy producers climbed with crude oil to offset declines paced by Manulife Financial Corp. after its earnings disappointed. 443 more words

Market Moves

Canada stocks rise, cap July gain as oil rebounds in the wake of poor GDP data

Canadian stocks pared a weekly decline as energy producers advanced after crude oil rebounded from the precipice of a bear market. The nation’s equity benchmark completed a monthly gain, after swinging between gains and losses, with disappointing economic data and earnings setting the tone on the last day of July trading. 547 more words

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