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TSX edges higher as base-metals miners rise, golds drop

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 S&P/TSX composite index stay in the green, while losses in oil and gas sh…

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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.

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    Energy drop leads TSX into red Reuters - Thu, 16 Apr, 2015

    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 … More »Energy drop leads TSX into red

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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 …

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    Oil price jump pushes resource-rich … Reuters - Wed, 15 Apr, 2015

    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 … More »Oil price jump pushes resource-rich …

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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 …

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    TSX ekes out gain as energy rally offsets … Reuters - Tue, 14 Apr, 2015

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index eked out a small gain on Tuesday as a rally in energy stocks single-handedly held off steep declines … More »TSX ekes out gain as energy rally offsets …

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index eked out a small gain on Tuesday as a rally in energy stocks single-handedly held off steep declines in a range of industrial, consumer and mining shares. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index ended a seven-day win streak on Monday that took …

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    TSX win streak halted at 7; resource … Reuters - Mon, 13 Apr, 2015

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index slipped into the red on Monday, ending a 7-day winning streak as rival miners won no love from a merger … More »TSX win streak halted at 7; resource …

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index slipped into the red on Monday, ending a 7-day winning streak as rival miners won no love from a merger and investors also took a step back from a range of industrial and energy names. Shares in Alamos Gold Inc jumped 6.6 percent to C$7.90 and AuRico Gold …

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    TSX tracks world stocks higher, climbs … Reuters - Fri, 10 Apr, 2015

    By Solarina Ho and Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index finished broadly higher on Friday, for a seventh straight day of gains, buoyed in part … More »TSX tracks world stocks higher, climbs …

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    By Solarina Ho and Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index finished broadly higher on Friday, for a seventh straight day of gains, buoyed in part by resource stocks that benefited from higher commodity prices. The index was also supported by the positive tone in equity markets around the world, with …

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    TSX opens higher, led by Bombardier, … Reuters - Fri, 10 Apr, 2015

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened broadly higher on Friday, led by energy and mining companies, which got a lift from higher commodity prices, … More »TSX opens higher, led by Bombardier, …

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    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened broadly higher on Friday, led by energy and mining companies, which got a lift from higher commodity prices, and Bombardier Inc . The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index rose 57.26 points, or 0.37 percent, to 15,383.57 shortly after the open. Nine …

  • Proxy firm advises Barrick shareholders … Reuters - Thu, 9 Apr, 2015

    By Susan Taylor TORONTO (Reuters) - Influential proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis is recommending that shareholders vote against Barrick Gold Corp's executive compensation … More »Proxy firm advises Barrick shareholders …

    By Susan Taylor TORONTO (Reuters) - Influential proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis is recommending that shareholders vote against Barrick Gold Corp's executive compensation plan, while flagging "serious concerns" with the executive chairman's pay. Toronto-based Barrick introduced a new compensation program last year after …

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    Oil gains help TSX close at highest … Reuters - Thu, 9 Apr, 2015

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index notched its sixth straight gain and its highest close since September on Thursday, led up by big banks … More »Oil gains help TSX close at highest …

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index notched its sixth straight gain and its highest close since September on Thursday, led up by big banks and industrial and energy shares. Oil and gas shares were up 1.5 percent as a rise in oil prices helped some producers, while the overall long-term outlook …

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    Manulife deal helps TSX rise, but oil … Reuters - Wed, 8 Apr, 2015

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index barely managed to extend its rally to five sessions on Wednesday as energy stocks tumbled in line with … More »Manulife deal helps TSX rise, but oil …

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index barely managed to extend its rally to five sessions on Wednesday as energy stocks tumbled in line with a pullback in oil prices, although much of the index outside resources recorded gains. Manulife Financial Corp led major financial stocks higher after signing …

  • McEwen Mining says armed robbers stole … CBC - Wed, 8 Apr, 2015

    Armed robbers stole $8.5 million worth of gold from a refinery at a mine in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, a Canadian mining firm says. Toronto-based and TSX-listed McEwen … More »McEwen Mining says armed robbers stole …

    Armed robbers stole $8.5 million worth of gold from a refinery at a mine in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, a Canadian mining firm says. Toronto-based and TSX-listed McEwen Mining Inc. says the theft occurred Tuesday at the company's El Gallo 1 mine. The Toronto-based company has operations in Mexico, Nevada and Argent …

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index advanced to its highest in more than a month on Tuesday, lifted by gains among its biggest banks and some major energy companies as oil prices climbed. Eight of the 10 main sectors on the index gained.

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index gained half a percent on Monday as a jump in the prices of crude oil and gold helped oil and gas stocks and mining issues finish higher. Energy stocks gained almost 2 percent, rising in tandem with a surge in crude prices, which rose after Saudi Arabia hiked …