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Five things to watch for in Canadian business

Statistics Canada will release its June reading on inflation and retail sales results for May on Friday

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TSX retreats from record close

U.S. markets make minor gains

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Broad rally helps TSX hit new high

U.S. markets post large gains

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Resource stocks weigh on TSX

U.S. markets also move lower

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Bank of Canada raises key interest rate target to 1.5%

Central bank predicts economic resilience despite trade risks

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Energy stocks help TSX hit another high

Loonie moves lower ahead of Bank of Canada rate announcement

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Trading activity slumps in Q2 2018: IIROC

Trading volume and value across all Canadian marketplaces declined for the Q1 2018

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Report forecasts slower economic growth for Ontario

An outright recession is possible if trade tensions turn into a global trade war

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TSX hits record close

U.S. markets also gain ground

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Bank of Canada widely expected to raise key interest rate on Wednesday

Hiking the rate now would give the central bank more flexibility to lower it down the road if trade developments worsen

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Energy and telecoms sectors help lift TSX

U.S. markets climb

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Household debt growth slows in Q1

Higher interest rates appear to have slowed household borrowings

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Canadian economy adds 31,800 jobs in June

Unemployment rate rises to 6%

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TSX closes down while U.S. markets edge higher

Loonie up, oil down

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“Low-for-long scenario” poses risks for financial institutions

Low interest rates and a sudden snapback could impact the health of banks, insurers and pension funds, and threaten financial stability

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Toronto stocks up, while loonie edges higher

U.S. markets closed for July 4

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North American stocks finish lower on oil and trade swings

U.S. markets will be closed on Wednesday

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Housing affordability reaches crisis level in Vancouver, says RBC report

The Greater Toronto Area saw affordability improve slightly as a dip in home prices counteracted higher interest rates

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Second half may be tougher on investors: report

Prospects for continued global growth are looking a bit gloomier

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Canadian IPO market in first half is “slow and steady”

Many companies are on a dual track: they start down the road toward IPO but keep the door open to a private purchase or funding…

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How major U.S. stock indices fared Monday

U.S. markets will close early on Tuesday ahead of the Independence Day holiday

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Mining, energy stocks boost TSX ahead of long weekend

Loonie climbs against US$ on stronger-than-expected GDP data

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Bank of Canada business outlook survey suggests businesses optimistic

Although the indicator increased to its highest level since 2011, the surveys were completed before the U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum were announced

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Canadian economy crept up by 0.1% in April, topping expectations

Gains in the manufacturing and utilities sectors more than offset declines in construction and in mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

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TSX ends Thursday lower as key sectors step back

Gains in health-care, consumer staples and IT weren’t enough to counter losses in financials and materials