Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,265.22, up 115.73 points). B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Materials. Up 53 cents, or 11.45 per cent, to $5.16 on 13.4 million shares. Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Up $1.08, or 2.48 per cent, to $44.62 on 11.2 million shares. Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Materials. Up 73... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,149.49, down 122.17 points). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 66 cents, or 7.87 per cent, to $9.05 on 12.8 million shares. Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up three cents, or 1.62 per cent, to $1.88 on 12 million shares. Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA).... Read More

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week
TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Bausch earnings Bausch Health will hold a second-quarter conference call on Tuesday. The Quebec-based company, formerly known as Valeant, raised its guidance after higher sales at its biggest subsidiary mitigated the blow of a US$52-million loss in its first quarter, boosting its share price. Time... Read More

TSX, U.S. markets recover from Wednesday’s drop on Fed announcement

TSX, U.S. markets recover from Wednesday’s drop on Fed announcement
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index was up moderately despite weakness in several sectors. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 81.02 points at 16,487.58, with some of the lift provided by Shopify, BCE and Thomson Reuters. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 259.69 points at 27,123.96. The S&P 500 index was up 27.38 points at 3,007.76, while... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,406.56, down 59.49 points). Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Up 28 cents, or 4.87 per cent, to $6.03 on 17.4 million shares. Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Materials. Down 93 cents, or 4.16 per cent, to $21.45 on 8.4 million shares. Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down two cents, or 0.87... Read More

Canada’s main stock index down, loonie up ahead of Fed rate announcement

Canada’s main stock index down, loonie up ahead of Fed rate announcement
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index was down moderately in late morning trading, with most sectors heading lower. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 30.96 points at 16,437.75 in late morning trading. The energy sector was up but other sectors fell slightly. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 2.26 points at 27,200.28. The S&P 500 index was down 0.11... Read More

Risk of student loan defaults rising, say documents warning ‘system is broken’

Risk of student loan defaults rising, say documents warning ‘system is broken’
OTTAWA — Federal officials warned in a presentation earlier this year that the risk of student loan defaults and delays was on the rise, noting bleakly: the “system is broken.” Federal student debt alone is approximately $17 billion and the federal government has to regularly write-off millions of dollars in loans it will never collect. The documents, obtained by The Canadian Press, say... Read More

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,492.17, down 38.87 points). Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Up 33 cents, or 6.09 per cent, to $5.75 on 8.5 million shares. Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Up 12 cents, or 6.28 per cent, to $2.03 on 6.2 million shares. Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG).... Read More

Main Canadian stock index, U.S. markets down slightly; Loonie lower

Main Canadian stock index, U.S. markets down slightly; Loonie lower
TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index saw a mixed decline that included Canada’s major banks. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 41.46 points at 16,450.71 in late morning trading. Shares of Canada’s five major banks were down slightly. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 31.05 points at 27,190.30. The S&P 500 index was down 8.57 points at 3,011.40, while the... Read More

Capital One target of massive data breach

Capital One target of massive data breach
SEATTLE — A security breach at Capital One Financial, one of North America’s largest issuers of credit cards, compromised the personal information of about 106 million people, including six million Canadians, and in some cases the hacker obtained social insurance and bank account numbers. It is among the largest security breaches of a major U.S. financial institution on record. In Canada, where it provides Mastercard credit... Read More