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Five things to watch for in Canadian business

Economists expect the latest wholesale trade numbers to provide clarity on the pace of early 2018 growth

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Energy sector helps boost Toronto stocks

Loonie lower for a fourth day

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Manufacturing sales fell 1% in January

Canadian factories had a rough start to the year

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CME in talks to acquire NEX

Chicago-based CME now has until April 12 to announce whether it intends to proceed with a takeover offer for the U.K. firm

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No optimal level for household debt: feds

There’s no way to know if the debt-to-income ratio has climbed too high, analysis says

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Toronto stocks move higher

Wall Street markets mixed; Canadian dollar falls

Insurers gradual adoption of SRI is net credit positive: Moody’s

Several insurers are increasing their use of SRI strategies and incorporating ESG considerations into their investment guidelines

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Household debt-to-income ratio edges lower in Q4

Total household credit market debt amounted to $2.13 trillion

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Quebec budget to be tabled on March 27

Debt reduction will be the focus

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TSX closes higher, while U.S. markets end mixed

Loonie slips lower

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London leads in green finance

New index ranks global financial centres on quality and depth of offerings

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Higher public debt has helped slow build up of household debt: Bank of Canada

The central bank estimates the economy may be as much as 50% more sensitive to a given rate of interest than it was about a…

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Broad rally helps boost TSX

Loonie down half a cent after Poloz comments

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Canadian banks face risk from rising consumer debt vulnerability: Moody’s

The proportion of riskier uninsured mortgages is on the rise, and longer auto loan terms point to greater borrower vulnerability

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OECD raises outlook for Canadian growth to 2.2% this year

Trade protectionism remains a key risk that would negatively affect confidence, investment and jobs

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Gas prices going up, ambulance fees going down: Manitoba budget

The average household can expect about $240 in extra costs with the carbon tax, which largely come from heating and transportation

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Toronto stocks, loonie close higher

U.S. markets end mixed

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Canadian household debt hits $1.8 trillion

Report warns of domestic risk

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Canada’s economy expected to slow in 2018

Saskatchewan is expected to lead the way with 2.9% GDP growth this year

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North American markets end week higher

The Canadian dollar rose following news of the tariff exemption and a positive jobs report for February

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U.S. bull market hits ninth birthday

If the S&P 500 doesn’t fall by more than 20% by Aug. 21, this will be the longest bull market since the Second World War

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U.S. hiring surge leads to 313,000 new jobs in February

U.S. employers went on a hiring binge in February, adding 313,000 jobs, the most in any month since July 2016, and drawing hundreds of thousands…

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Canada adds 15,400 net jobs, but loses full-time work

The February numbers nudged the national unemployment rate down to 5.8% from 5.9% in January

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BoC warns of fallout from trade fights, signals patience on interest rates

The prospect of tariffs have added to an already murky context for Canada

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TSX up as Trump exempts Canada from tariffs

U.S. stock markets also rose on the news