Canada Market Report Headlines

Wed, Dec 24 2014

CANADA STOCKS-Gold miners nudge TSX higher, but energy stocks weigh

TORONTO, Dec 24 - Canada's main stock index touched its highest level in nearly three weeks on Wednesday, as rising shares of gold miners offset a drop in oil prices that weighed on the energy sector.

Stocks, Markets 24 Dec 2014

CANADA STOCKS-TSX steady as oil weighs, banks and gold edge up

TORONTO, Dec 24 - Canada's main stock index was little changed on Wednesday as a drop in the price of oil pulled down energy shares, offsetting small gains in financial stocks and gold miners ahead of the Christmas break.

Stocks, Markets 24 Dec 2014

BRIEF-Toronto Stock Exchange turns negative after open

Dec 24 - Toronto stock index turns negative, falling 2.25 points to 14,591.78

Stocks, Markets 24 Dec 2014

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises slightly at open, lifted by banks

TORONTO, Dec 24 - Canada's main stock index edged higher on Wednesday as financial and materials stocks rose, more than offsetting a drop in the price of oil that dragged down energy shares.

Stocks, Markets 24 Dec 2014

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures indicate a lower opening

Dec 24 - Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Wednesday, with investors finding few reasons to buy in the absence of any major economic catalyst, ahead of the Christmas break.

Financials, Stocks, Markets 24 Dec 2014

Tue, Dec 23 2014

CANADA STOCKS-TSX hits two-week high as banks, energy companies lead rally

TORONTO, Dec 23 - Canada's main stock index rose to its highest level in more than two weeks on Tuesday, led by energy and financial stocks, as the release of stronger-than-expected U.S. and Canadian growth data helped boost investor confidence.

Markets, Stocks 23 Dec 2014

CANADA STOCKS-TSX ends up as banks and energy stocks gain

TORONTO, Dec 23 - Canada's main stock index ended higher on Tuesday as banks and energy companies rose after solid North American economic data.

Markets, Stocks 23 Dec 2014

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises after strong data, led by energy sector

TORONTO, Dec 23 - Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday, lifted by energy stocks after Canadian data showed strong October growth and the U.S. Commerce Department boosted its third-quarter growth estimate.

Stocks, Markets 23 Dec 2014

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher after strong GDP data

TORONTO, Dec 23 - Canada's main stock index opened higher on Tuesday after data showed the Canadian economy grew more than expected in October, and the U.S. Commerce Department revised up its third quarter GDP growth estimates.

Stocks, Markets 23 Dec 2014

CANADA STOCKS-TSX set to open higher on better-than-expected GDP data

Dec 23 - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday as data showed the economy expanded more than expected in October.

Stocks, Markets, Healthcare 23 Dec 2014
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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.