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Apr 28, 2015

TSX falls broadly as investors sidelined by Fed meeting

TORONTO, April 28 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index fell
on Tuesday as investors shied away from making big bets as the
U.S. Federal Reserve kicks off its two-day meeting on monetary

A run of lukewarm U.S. economic data during the first
quarter has pushed expectations of the Fed raising interest
rates until the second half of 2015.

Apr 24, 2015

TSX steady as energy losses offset by Teck, West Fraser gains

TORONTO, April 24 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index was
little changed on Friday as losses in oil and gas and
gold-mining shares were offset by modest gains in other sectors.

The most influential decliners on the index included miner
Goldcorp Inc, which fell 1.35 percent to C$23.39, and oil
company Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, which declined
0.8 percent to C$40.54.

Apr 23, 2015

TSX climbs higher as energy, resources led rebound

TORONTO, April 23 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index rose
on Thursday, helped by gains among energy and resource stocks,
which were bolstered by stronger commodity prices, and a modest
rise by the influential financials group.

The biggest positive driver on the index included Canadian
Natural Resources, which rose 1.01 percent to C$40.88,
and Goldcorp Inc, which advanced 1.3 percent to C$23.37.

Apr 22, 2015

Gold mining shares decline, soft financials drag TSX lower

TORONTO, April 22 (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.

Apr 22, 2015

TSX retreats as concern over Greece spurs caution

TORONTO, April 22 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index fell
broadly on Wednesday with financial shares leading the retreat
as concern over the Greek debt crisis sparked general investor
caution amid mixed corporate earnings reports.

Six of the index’s 10 most influential declining stocks
were from the heavily weighted financial group, which fell 0.9
percent. Among them, Toronto-Dominion Bank dropped 1.0
percent to C$55.42, and Royal Bank of Canada declined
0.9 percent to C$79.59.

Apr 21, 2015

TSX declines as energy shares dip with oil price

TORONTO, April 21 (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

The price of oil gave back 2 percent, reflecting weakness
after a recent rebound in sentiment.

Apr 21, 2015

TSX slides as resource shares drop, profit-taking hits railways

TORONTO, April 21 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index fell
on Tuesday as wary investors shied away from energy stocks as
oil prices dipped and took profits on Canadian railways after
they reported stronger than expected quarterly results.

Shares in the country’s two main railways, Canadian National
Railway Co and Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd,
rose on Monday ahead of their first-quarter earnings reports. On
Tuesday, CN Rail, the most influential mover on the index,
declined 3.1 percent to C$80.75, after climbing nearly 3 percent
the day before. CP Rail fell 0.8 percent to C$235.32 after its
Monday rise.

Apr 20, 2015

TSX rises as oil gains lift energy

TORONTO, April 20 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index rose
on Monday as oil price gains helped oil and gas companies offset
weakness in other sectors, while financials, another index
heavyweight, also provided support.

Suncor Energy Inc and Enbridge Inc were
among the most influential movers on the index. Suncor rose 1.0
percent to C$40.52, while Enbridge advanced 1.2 percent to

Apr 16, 2015

TSX slides as resources, bank stocks lead sell off

TORONTO, April 16 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index fell
on Thursday as investors took some profit following Wednesday’s
seven-month high gains, with the three sector heavyweights,
energy, resource and financial stocks, leading the sell off.

The most influential movers on the index were Canadian
Natural Resources, which fell 2.92 percent to C$40.775,
and Suncor Energy Inc, which declined 1.2 percent to
C$40.2. Enbridge Inc was down 1.4 percent at C$63.26.

Apr 15, 2015

C$ surges to 3-month high after central bank’s more bullish signal

TORONTO, April 15 (Reuters) – The Canadian dollar powered
higher on Wednesday after the Bank of Canada talked down the
probability of another interest rate cut, with the currency
hitting its strongest level against the greenback since the
bank’s surprise rate cut in January.

Bank Governor Stephen Poloz reiterated his view that the
impact of the oil-price crash on Canada’s oil-heavy economy will
have been most severe in the first part of the year and that the
bank’s 25-basis-point January cut, as well as more robust U.S.
demand, will help non-energy exports and labor markets

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