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Margins are a more important consideration at this stage in the cycle, a report says

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Toronto’s main stock index, U.S. indices make gains; loonie up

Investors felt geopolitical tensions started to ease

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ATB Financial forecasts 0.7% growth for Alberta

The growth rate represents a 50% decrease since March, when growth was forecasted at 1.4%

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 16, 2019 May 16, 2019
  • 14:56
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Firms see risks on the horizon as LIBOR disappears

LIBOR and other interbank rates will disappear in 2021

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U.S.-China trade war won’t hurt much, as long as it doesn’t go much further

The biggest cost might be to confidence, a CIBC report says

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Bank of Canada identifies climate change as important economic weak spot

``Economic activity and the environment are intertwined,'' the bank said

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Foreign investment declines in March, but remains strong for Q1

Investors sold off money market securities and Canadian equities, and added bonds

North American markets rise

TSX gains 33.61 points, led by industrials and tech sectors

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Corporate ESG performance improves, but violations increase

Human rights and labour violations account for more than half of ESG 'controversies,' finds a new report

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Canadian home sales climb higher in April, boosted by Toronto and Montreal

The 4.2% increase was the first year-over-year gain since December 2017

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Inflation rose in April as gas prices strengthened: StatsCan

The consumer price index increased to 2% annualized

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North American markets partially recover from Monday’s deep losses

The Canadian dollar closed slightly lower

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House prices stabilize, but condos buck the trend

Demand for condos, some of it hidden, could keep prices on an upward path

Female executives scarce in Canadian VC industry

The lack of women in VC leadership may impact which firms get funded, a report says

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N.A. markets tumble as U.S.-China trade war heats up

Dow plunges more than 600 points; TSX loses ground but fares better than U.S. markets

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Trade tensions darken outlook for stocks

Geopolitical uncertainty has increased demand for U.S. dollars, a trend that could become another headwind for U.S. corporate earnings

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 13, 2019 May 13, 2019
  • 15:15
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Canada’s green bond market poised for growth: DBRS

The country is still a relatively small player compared with the United States, China and France

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TSX moves lower to end weakest week of 2019

U.S. markets post gains

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SEC approves new long-term exchange

LTSE will focus on listing companies that pursue long-term success rather than short-term results

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U.S. inflation subdued in April

Further rate hikes from the Fed may not be necessary.

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Bond market sidesteps trade frictions

Corporate credit market “relatively calm,” says Moody‘s report

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 10, 2019 May 10, 2019
  • 12:15
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April jobs report surprises with biggest one-month gain since 1976

Unemployment rate drops to 5.7% last month

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Sluggish first-quarter markets curb TMX earnings

Derivatives trading and clearing businesses put in strong performance

  • By: IE Staff
  • May 10, 2019 May 10, 2019
  • 10:20

North American stocks drift as U.S. China trade war escalation looms

Market volatility persisted on Thursday