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TSX at one-week high as Couche-Tard, financials gain

By Solarina Ho and John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index hit a one-week high on Monday, helped by strength in the financial sector and shares of Alimentation Couche-Tard . Convenience store operator Couche-Tard was by far the most influential gainer on the index. Its shares climbed 4.6 percent to C$47.59, recouping some of last week's losses, after the company issued a statem…

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    TSX higher shortly after open as resource … Reuters - Fri, 1 May, 2015

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock exchange rose shortly after the open, helped by moderate gains among energy and resource issues as well as financial stocks. … More »TSX higher shortly after open as resource …

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    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock exchange rose shortly after the open, helped by moderate gains among energy and resource issues as well as financial stocks. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index climbed 38.72 points, or 0.25 percent, to 15,263.24. Seven of the index's 10 main sectors …

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    TSX falls as earnings reports fail to … Reuters - Thu, 30 Apr, 2015

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday as investors, positioning their portfolios at the end of the month, appeared less than … More »TSX falls as earnings reports fail to …

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday as investors, positioning their portfolios at the end of the month, appeared less than impressed by a host of quarterly results. Still, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index <.GSPTSE> rose 2.2 percent in April. "The TSX, like …

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    TSX just squeezes higher as oil shares … Reuters - Wed, 29 Apr, 2015

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index edged higher for a second straight day on Wednesday as crude oil hit a 2015 high and lifted energy … More »TSX just squeezes higher as oil shares …

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index edged higher for a second straight day on Wednesday as crude oil hit a 2015 high and lifted energy stocks, while a U.S. Federal Reserve statement clouded the U.S. economic outlook. The Fed downgraded its view of the labor market and economy in Canada's …

  • Miles Nadal repays $8.6M in expenses … CBC - Wed, 29 Apr, 2015

    The head of a Toronto-based marketing firm will repay $8.6 million worth of expenses charged to the company over the past five years after the SEC requested more information … More »Miles Nadal repays $8.6M in expenses …

    The head of a Toronto-based marketing firm will repay $8.6 million worth of expenses charged to the company over the past five years after the SEC requested more information on corporate governance practices at the company. Miles Nadal, a well known Toronto philanthropist, has agreed to pay back millions worth of perquisites …

  • Sherritt revenue boosted by Ambatovy … Reuters - Tue, 28 Apr, 2015

    (Reuters) - Canadian miner Sherritt International Corp reported an 11 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it ramped up nickel production at its flagship mine in Madagascar … More »Sherritt revenue boosted by Ambatovy …

    (Reuters) - Canadian miner Sherritt International Corp reported an 11 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it ramped up nickel production at its flagship mine in Madagascar and boosted output in Cuba. The Ambatovy joint venture in Madagascar, in which Sherritt has a 40 percent interest, produced 33 percent more nickel …

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    TSX flat as mining shares rise and energy … Reuters - Tue, 28 Apr, 2015

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index barely rose on Tuesday, with a gap between the winning fortunes of mining shares and the sharp falls … More »TSX flat as mining shares rise and energy …

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index barely rose on Tuesday, with a gap between the winning fortunes of mining shares and the sharp falls of energy and industrial stocks as investors shied away from big bets ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve pronouncement. Traders are also waiting for an update …

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    TSX drops as energy rally falters, miners … Reuters - Mon, 27 Apr, 2015

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Monday as a broad decline led by industrial and oil and gas shares eclipsed a rise in mining … More »TSX drops as energy rally falters, miners …

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Monday as a broad decline led by industrial and oil and gas shares eclipsed a rise in mining stocks, which were helped by buoyant metal prices. Shares in Restaurant Brands International Inc , formed by Burger King's takeover of Canadian coffee and …

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    TSX edges higher as base-metals miners … Reuters - Fri, 24 Apr, 2015

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index gained modestly on Friday, rising 0.3 percent on the week, as a jump in base metal miners overcame a … More »TSX edges higher as base-metals miners …

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index gained modestly on Friday, rising 0.3 percent on the week, as a jump in base metal miners overcame a drop in gold miners, which were hit by a one-month low in bullion prices. A rise in heavily weighted financial stocks also helped the Toronto Stock Exchange's …

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    TSX ends up as oil, gold price rises … Reuters - Thu, 23 Apr, 2015

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index ended higher on Thursday, with energy and mining companies leading the way on the back of higher commodity prices. The … More »TSX ends up as oil, gold price rises …

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    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index ended higher on Thursday, with energy and mining companies leading the way on the back of higher commodity prices. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 87.58 points, or 0.57 percent, at 15,392.35. All ten of the index's key …

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    Gold mining shares decline, soft financials … Reuters - Wed, 22 Apr, 2015

    By Solarina Ho TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index slipped on Wednesday, driven by steep declines among gold miners and a retreat among heavily-weighted … More »Gold mining shares decline, soft financials …

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    By Solarina Ho TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index slipped on Wednesday, driven by steep declines among gold miners and a retreat among heavily-weighted banks. Modest gains among energy names offset some of the losses despite volatile trade in crude oil. Concern over the Greek debt crisis sparked general investor …

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    TSX declines as energy shares dip with … Reuters - Tue, 21 Apr, 2015

    By Solarina Ho TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index declined on Tuesday as shares of energy producers slipped with oil prices as worries about increasing … More »TSX declines as energy shares dip with …

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    By Solarina Ho TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index declined on Tuesday as shares of energy producers slipped with oil prices as worries about increasing U.S. inventories resurfaced. The price of oil gave back 2 percent, reflecting weakness after a recent rebound in sentiment. The benchmark TSX index's …

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    TSX rises as railways, banks and energy … Reuters - Mon, 20 Apr, 2015

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Monday as oil price gains helped oil and gas companies, and railways and banks also moved higher. … More »TSX rises as railways, banks and energy …

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Monday as oil price gains helped oil and gas companies, and railways and banks also moved higher. The country's two main railway companies both jumped ahead of their earnings. Canadian National Railway Co, which reported results after markets closed, …

  • Oil prices rise, pushing up stocks, … CBC - Mon, 20 Apr, 2015

    Oil continued its rally on Monday, pushing stocks and the Canadian dollar higher. West Texas Intermediate crude was up 58 cents at $56.32 US a barrel at the close, after trading … More »Oil prices rise, pushing up stocks, …

    Oil continued its rally on Monday, pushing stocks and the Canadian dollar higher. West Texas Intermediate crude was up 58 cents at $56.32 US a barrel at the close, after trading as low as $54.97 earlier in the day. Brent crude, the most common international contract, was up 10 per cent since the beginning of the year …

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    TSX ends lower as bank, consumer shares … Reuters - Fri, 17 Apr, 2015

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock ended moderately lower on Friday as some of the country's largest financial stocks and consumer names retreated, while … More »TSX ends lower as bank, consumer shares …

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    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock ended moderately lower on Friday as some of the country's largest financial stocks and consumer names retreated, while energy gains offset some of the damage. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed down 26.22 points, or 0.17 percent, at …

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    Bell faces $750M lawsuit over tracking … The Canadian Press - Fri, 17 Apr, 2015

    A national class-action lawsuit has been filed against Bell Canada over alleged breaches of privacy arising from its recently discontinued target ads program. More »Bell faces $750M lawsuit over tracking …

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    A national class-action lawsuit has been filed against Bell Canada over alleged breaches of privacy arising from its recently discontinued target ads program.

  • Energy drop leads TSX into red Reuters - Thu, 16 Apr, 2015
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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday as energy bears won a scuffle in the ongoing battle against bulls who expect a recovery in crude oil prices to limit long-term damage to the country's major oil and gas industry. A day earlier the index hit a seven-month high, helped by a …

  • Oil price jump pushes resource-rich … Reuters - Wed, 15 Apr, 2015
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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - A surge in the price of oil helped Canada's main stock index gain on Wednesday, as its weighty oil and gas companies rose. During the session, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index hit a fresh seven-month high, although it later pared those advances to finish up 0.4 …