Canadian Stocks Are Falling On Energy Weakness — Canadian Commentary
(RTTNews.com) – The Canadian stock market is trading modestly to the downside Monday morning. The majority of the Canadian sectors are trading in the green, but the weakness of the energy sector is limiting the upside. Crude oil prices have fallen below $ … Continue reading at nasdaq.com
Canadian National Railway: Canada’s Economic Barometer
As earnings season gets ready to kick into high gear on the TSX investors have been looking forward to see how the past months have affected some of Canada’s top stocks. Today we will be looking at Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI), which is not only … Continue reading at seekingalpha.com
From Scary to Sweet? Remembering the Canadian Trust October Surprise
What would its impact be on over $ 200 billion worth of Canadian Trust companies sitting in my company's portfolio? I shuddered to think. Photo: The contributor's kids on Oct. 31, 2006, the night of the October Surprise. Typically, stock markets don't … Continue reading at forbes.com
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Canadian stocks are rising on energy strength -- canadian commentary - nasdaq. com exchange rate eur usd
(RTTNews.com) - The Canadian stock market is gaining ground in early trade Wednesday, as it attempts to rebound from yesterday's sharp sell-off. Aud usd Energy stocks are leading the way higher this morning as crude oil prices have climbed back around … Continue reading at getthatmoneyhoney.com
TSX climbs 27 points; dollar, crude oil retreat
At the Toronto Stock Exchange, the S&P/TSX composite index was up 27.05 … The Nasdaq composite rose 6.42 points to 5,196.52. The Canadian dollar was at 74.47 cents US, down 0.25 cents U.S. from Friday's close. The December crude contract was down … Continue reading at timescolonist.com
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Canadian National Railway Co. (CNI) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Seaport Global Securities
Seaport Global Securities began coverage on shares of Canadian National Railway Co. (NYSE:CNI) in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning. The brokerage issued a neutral rating and a $ 64.00 price objective on the stock. A number of other … Continue reading at dailypolitical.com
8 reasons to be worried about Canadian stocks
There is no shortage of potential headwinds for Canadian equities going forward, and RBC Capital Markets has labeled the worst of them The Hateful 8. The S&P/TSX composite index is up about 15 per cent so far in 2016, making it a top performer among … Continue reading at business.financialpost.com
Stocks edge higher as traders are cautious ahead of election
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Stocks are slightly higher in midday trading on Monday, helped by positive economic data and investors reacting positively to a series of big mergers announced over the weekend. Traders also continue to watch the day-to-day developments … Continue reading at canadianbusiness.com
CANADA STOCKS-TSX little changed as weak energy stocks offset broad gains
At 9:48 a.m. EDT (1348 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index rose 2.95 … Also among the most influential gainers was Canadian National Railway Co, which rose 0.2 percent to C$ 84.63, and Barrick Gold Corp, up 0.9 percent to C$ 23.09. Continue reading at reuters.com
Canadian Stocks Are Struggling To Find Direction — Canadian Commentary
The Canadian stock market has been fluctuating between small gains and losses since the open of trade Friday. Energy stocks are under pressure as crude oil prices have slid back towards $ 49 a barrel. However, gold stocks are a source of early strength, as … Continue reading at rttnews.com
* Two major central bank meetings: What to watch
o BoC is likely to stand pat today
o Bank of Canada is expected to remain on hold and wait for the upcoming fiscal budget.
o Inflation is in line with target and oil prices have stabilized, so a move is unlikely.
o Reaction in CAD may be determined by the tone of the statement. No press conference.
o But the RBNZ could surprise
o Expectations are for the Bank to remain on hold and signal a strong easing bias.
o However, due to near-zero inflation, falling inflation expectations and dairy prices, we believe the Bank is likely to cut rates today.
o If the Bank acts like we expect, NZD/USD could plunge on the decision.
Overnight: Chinese stocks down as commodities drop
o Shanghai Composite 300 closed -1.15%, led by losses in energy and commodity firms.
o The tumble in commodity prices could negatively affect European stocks today as well.
o UK: Industrial output for Jan. is exp. to rise. This could prove GBP-positive.
o US: Wholesale inventories for Jan.
o Speakers: RBNZ Governor Wheeler holds a press conference after rate decision.
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