Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,502.42, down 8.40 points). Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TSX:TRQ). Materials. Down 60 cents, or 43.17 per cent, to 79 cents on 14.2 million shares. Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 10 cents, or 1.62 per cent, to $6.08 on 10.3 million shares. Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up three cents,... Read More

TSX down as oil prices fall on easing tensions with Iran; U.S. markets also lower

TSX down as oil prices fall on easing tensions with Iran; U.S. markets also lower
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index inched lower Tuesday as oil prices fell on easing geopolitical risks in the Middle East. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 8.40 points at 16,502.42. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 23.53 points at 27,335.63. The S&P 500 index was down 10.26 points at 3,004.04, while the Nasdaq composite was down 35.39... Read More

Stocks edge higher in Toronto, U.S. stock markets mixed; loonie creeps up

Stocks edge higher in Toronto, U.S. stock markets mixed; loonie creeps up
TORONTO — Gains in the industrials sector and materials stocks helped Canada’s main stock index edge higher in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets put in a mixed showing. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 3.03 points at 16,513.85. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 14.42 points at 27,373.58. The S&P 500 index was down 3.11... Read More

Bank of Canada to take over key interest rate benchmark for financial markets

Bank of Canada to take over key interest rate benchmark for financial markets
OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada plans to assume responsibility for a key interest rate benchmark for financial markets when enhancements are made to it next year. The central bank says it will take over the administration of the Canadian Overnight Repo Rate Average (CORRA), from financial markets data firm Refinitiv, next year. CORRA is defined by the bank as a... Read More

TSX starts week higher while U.S. markets close at record highs on start of Q2

TSX starts week higher while U.S. markets close at record highs on start of Q2
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index started the week higher and U.S. markets closed at record highs while Citigroup provided an early glimpse of the potential tone for the second quarter. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 22.70 points to 16,510.82. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 27.13 points at 27,359.16. The S&P 500 index was up 0.53... Read More

Stocks down in Toronto, while U.S. stock markets post gains, loonie edges higher

Stocks down in Toronto, while U.S. stock markets post gains, loonie edges higher
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index fell in late-morning trading, weighed down by losses in the technology, materials and financial sectors. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 26.14 points at 16,501.76. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 129.43 points at 27,217.51. The S&P 500 index was up 5.58 points at 3,005.49, while the Nasdaq composite was... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,527.90, down 35.39 points). Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Up 11 cents, or 1.68 per cent, to $6.65 on 10.7 million shares. CannTrust Holdings Inc. (TSX:TRST). Health care. Down eight cents, or 1.94 per cent, to $4.04 on 10.2 million shares. Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Materials. Down 22 cents, or... Read More

Canada’s main stock index down in broad decline, loonie up

Canada’s main stock index down in broad decline, loonie up
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index is moderately lower in a broad-based decline that includes an Ontario cannabis producer. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 27.32 points at 16,535.97, with CannTrust Holdings Inc. continuing a string of declines since it disclosed some production was done in unlicensed growing rooms. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 134.13... Read More