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TSX eases after recent rally as energy, financials slip

Investors took a cautious approach ahead of a U.S. trading holiday on Monday, though U.S. dollar strength hurt some energy stocks as crude prices slipped. Energy stocks were five of the 10 biggest negative weights on the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index . U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen provided further evidence that the central bank is poised to raise rates this year as …

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    Banks help TSX edge higher for third … Reuters - Tue, 19 May, 2015

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Financial stocks helped Canada's main stock index gain for a third straight session on Tuesday as investor optimism got a boost … More »Banks help TSX edge higher for third …

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Financial stocks helped Canada's main stock index gain for a third straight session on Tuesday as investor optimism got a boost from Bank of Canada commentary and the U.S. Dow industrials closing at a record high. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index <.GSPTSE> rose …

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    Resource stocks help TSX gain; financials … Reuters - Fri, 15 May, 2015

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index gained on Friday as a broad rally led by oil and gas, mining, and industrial stocks offset weakness … More »Resource stocks help TSX gain; financials …

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index gained on Friday as a broad rally led by oil and gas, mining, and industrial stocks offset weakness among large-cap banks and insurers. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index added 80 points, or 0.53 percent, to 15,108.12. It ended the …

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    TSX halts three-day slide, but energy … Reuters - Thu, 14 May, 2015

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index broke a three-day slide on Thursday in a broad rally in which gold miners gained on higher bullion prices … More »TSX halts three-day slide, but energy …

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index broke a three-day slide on Thursday in a broad rally in which gold miners gained on higher bullion prices as the U.S. dollar weakened, but the heavyweight oil and gas sector fell along with crude prices. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index …

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    TSX down for third day as energy and … Reuters - Wed, 13 May, 2015

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell for a third straight session on Wednesday, with heavyweight energy and railway companies among the … More »TSX down for third day as energy and …

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell for a third straight session on Wednesday, with heavyweight energy and railway companies among the biggest losers as crude prices slipped and investors worried about economic growth. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index <.GSPTSE> ended …

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    TSX tracks global markets lower in broad … Reuters - Tue, 12 May, 2015

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell sharply on Tuesday, tracking global equities, as volatility in bond markets and other worries rattled … More »TSX tracks global markets lower in broad …

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell sharply on Tuesday, tracking global equities, as volatility in bond markets and other worries rattled investors worldwide. "There's a lot of uncertainty and until we get through that period, we're just going to have to suffer this," said RKH Investments …

  • A TMX Group sign, the company that runs the Toronto Stock Exchange, is seen in Toronto
    TMX CEO says wants to differentiate … Reuters - Tue, 12 May, 2015

    Markets operator TMX Group Ltd plans to better integrate its disparate units and make more use of data amid rising competition in the domestic exchange industry, the … More »TMX CEO says wants to differentiate …

    A TMX Group sign, the company that runs the Toronto Stock Exchange, is seen in Toronto

    Markets operator TMX Group Ltd plans to better integrate its disparate units and make more use of data amid rising competition in the domestic exchange industry, the Toronto Stock Exchange operator's chief executive said on Tuesday. The company posted an 8 percent decline in first-quarter profit late on Monday, missing …

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    TSX slips as oil and gas stocks wei … Reuters - Mon, 11 May, 2015

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index eased on Monday as energy companies fell on lower oil prices, with investors also cautious on China's … More »TSX slips as oil and gas stocks wei …

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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index eased on Monday as energy companies fell on lower oil prices, with investors also cautious on China's latest interest rate cut and prospects for a resolution of Greece's financial woes. Crescent Point Energy Corp was among the most influential declining …

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    TSX climbs on U.S. jobs data, energy … Reuters - Fri, 8 May, 2015

    By Solarina Ho and John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index advanced on Friday as upbeat economic data reflected strength in the U.S. labor market and … More »TSX climbs on U.S. jobs data, energy …

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    By Solarina Ho and John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index advanced on Friday as upbeat economic data reflected strength in the U.S. labor market and shares of energy producers climbed with the price of U.S. crude oil. In the United States, all three main stock indexes, the Dow Jones industrial average …

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    TSX rebounds, ends up, but energy stocks … Reuters - Thu, 7 May, 2015

    By Solarina Ho TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose broadly on Thursday, reversing a retreat in early trading as resource stocks turned positive, but … More »TSX rebounds, ends up, but energy stocks …

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    By Solarina Ho TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose broadly on Thursday, reversing a retreat in early trading as resource stocks turned positive, but energy companies posted another round of heavy declines as crude prices sank. The heavily weighted materials group, home to mining and other resource companies, …

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    TSX dives to one-month low after NDP … Reuters - Wed, 6 May, 2015

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index dropped about 1 percent on Wednesday, hitting a one-month low, as the victory of the left-wing New Democratic Party … More »TSX dives to one-month low after NDP …

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    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index dropped about 1 percent on Wednesday, hitting a one-month low, as the victory of the left-wing New Democratic Party in oil-rich Alberta's provincial election hit energy shares. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index closed down 150.05 points, or 0.99 …

  • Al Monaco, President and CEO, Enbridge, speaks during the Enbridge Income Fund annual general meeting for shareholders in Toronto
    Enbridge adjusted profit misses on tolls, … Reuters - Wed, 6 May, 2015

    (Reuters) - Enbridge Inc , Canada's largest oil pipeline company, reported on Wednesday a lower-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit as lower pipeline tolls and higher … More »Enbridge adjusted profit misses on tolls, …

    Al Monaco, President and CEO, Enbridge, speaks during the Enbridge Income Fund annual general meeting for shareholders in Toronto

    (Reuters) - Enbridge Inc , Canada's largest oil pipeline company, reported on Wednesday a lower-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit as lower pipeline tolls and higher operating costs outweighed increased throughput. The Calgary-based company, which is in the midst of a C$44 billion ($36.7 billion) growth program, …

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    Alberta oilpatch begins new world under … CBC - Wed, 6 May, 2015

    As the sun rose on the horizon this morning, downtown Calgary seemed to have an orange glow as thousands of workers arrived at the downtown skyscrapers. Whether the … More »Alberta oilpatch begins new world under …

    Alberta oilpatch begins new world under NDP government

    As the sun rose on the horizon this morning, downtown Calgary seemed to have an orange glow as thousands of workers arrived at the downtown skyscrapers. Whether the glimmer in the sky was real or imagined, what's on everyone's mind is the first change in government in more than four decades. The Progressive Conservatives …

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    TSX in selloff mode as sentiment on … Reuters - Tue, 5 May, 2015

    By Solarina Ho TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index tracked world equity markets lower on Tuesday as investors, concerned about U.S. growth prospects, shrugged … More »TSX in selloff mode as sentiment on …

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    By Solarina Ho TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index tracked world equity markets lower on Tuesday as investors, concerned about U.S. growth prospects, shrugged off higher crude prices and pushed the index to its biggest one-day drop in two months. Energy stocks fell despite crude prices that hit their highest …

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    TSX little changed as stronger energy … Reuters - Tue, 5 May, 2015

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index was little changed on Tuesday as strength in oil prices helped drive a gain in shares of energy companies, offsetting … More »TSX little changed as stronger energy …

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    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index was little changed on Tuesday as strength in oil prices helped drive a gain in shares of energy companies, offsetting a decline in the financial sector. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 12.33 points, or 0.08 percent, at 15,379.80 shortly after …

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    TSX at one-week high as Couche-Tard, … Reuters - Mon, 4 May, 2015

    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 … More »TSX at one-week high as Couche-Tard, …

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    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, …

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    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index were higher shortly after the open, as gold miners, bolstered by rebounding bullion prices, helped lead the market broadly higher. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index rose 23.96 points, or 0.16 percent, to 15,363.73. All 10 of the index's 10 main …

  • TSX rebounds as industrials, miners … Reuters - Fri, 1 May, 2015
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    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rebounded on Friday, with gains among miners, industrials and banks helping recoup almost all the previous session's losses. The most influential riser was Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc , which jumped 3.7 percent to C$271.19, after a slew of analysts …