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Jan 30, 2015

TSX rises as oil and gold shares rally

TORONTO, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index edged
higher on Friday as a jump in oil and bullion prices pushed up
gold-mining and energy shares, overcoming a decline in financial
stocks following sluggish U.S. economic data.

U.S. economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter, following
two quarters of strong growth, government data showed.

Jan 30, 2015

TSX slips as U.S. economic data drags

TORONTO, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index
declined on Friday as negative sentiment following a sluggish
U.S. economic report helped offset gains in commodity prices and
resource stocks.

Government data showed that U.S. economic growth slowed in
the fourth quarter, following two quarters of strong growth.

Jan 29, 2015

TSX little changed as energy decline offset by banks

TORONTO, Jan 29 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index was
little changed in choppy trading on Thursday after a decline in
energy shares was offset by gains in financials and most other
major sectors.

Investors remained nervous about the Federal Reserve’s
outlook for raising U.S. interest rates and the uncertainty
surrounding Greece’s recent election results.

Jan 29, 2015

TSX drops as Fed worries, energy shares weigh

TORONTO, Jan 29 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index
dropped 1.3 percent on Thursday, extending the previous
session’s sharp fall as investors remained nervous about the
Federal Reserve’s outlook for raising U.S. interest rates.

Weakness in the price of U.S. crude oil, another
factor hurting the market, helped send down shares of energy
producers nearly 3 percent.

Jan 28, 2015

TSX drops over 1.5 pct as Fed statement stokes rate hike fears

TORONTO, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index
dropped over 1.5 percent on Wednesday after the Federal
Reserve’s comments about the U.S. economic recovery signaled to
investors that the central bank was likely to raise interest
rates as planned later this year.

The Fed said it will remain “patient” in deciding when to
raise interest rates, and added U.S. economic growth was on
track.

Jan 28, 2015

TSX drops as oil prices fall on supply concerns

TORONTO, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index was
lower on Wednesday as a decline in oil prices on concerns about
a buildup in U.S. crude inventories hit shares of energy
producers.

Investors were also awaiting a policy statement from the
U.S. Federal Reserve later in the day following a two-day Fed
meeting.

Jan 27, 2015

TSX gains for fifth session as resources climb

TORONTO, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index
extended its gains to a fifth straight session on Tuesday as
weakness in the U.S. dollar helped drive up prices of
commodities such as oil and gold, boosting shares of natural
resource producers.

Brent crude oil prices jumped nearly 2 percent, and the
bullion price added more than 1 percent. The gains helped offset
concerns about the Greek election results and sluggish U.S.
earnings reports.

Jan 27, 2015

TSX drops on Greek concerns, copper prices

TORONTO, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index fell
sharply on Tuesday, with the market continuing to feel
uncertainty fueled by the victory of a left-wing party in
Sunday’s Greek election and with weaker copper prices pulling
mining shares lower.

Copper prices neared their lowest levels in 5-1/2 years on
concerns about China’s economic growth. That sent shares of
miner First Quantum Minerals Ltd tumbling 7.5 percent to
C$11.31. Teck Resources Ltd dropped 3.3 percent to
C$15.34.

Jan 26, 2015

TSX edges higher after Greek election results

TORONTO, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index edged
higher on Monday, up for a fourth straight session, as investors
reacted tentatively to the leftist Syriza party’s victory in the
Greek election and its demands for a restructuring of the
country’s international debt.

Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in on Monday
as the prime minister of a new anti-bailout government and
promised the austerity imposed by international creditors for
the past five years was over.

Jan 26, 2015

TSX declines after Greek election results

TORONTO, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index fell
on Monday on anxiety spurred by the victory of the leftist
Syriza party in the Greek election and by Syriza’s demands for a
restructuring of the country’s international debt.

Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in on Monday
as the prime minister of a new anti-bailout government and
promised that the austerity imposed by international creditors
for the past five years is over.