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TSX sinks 10.3% to 14-month low on plunging oil prices

The S&P/TSX composite index lost 1,660.78 points on Monday

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U.S. bank capital changes negative: Moody’s

Revisions to capital rules and stress tests weaken the regime, the rating agency says

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North American stock markets end volatile week not far from where they started

The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 378.97 points on Friday

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Large public companies lead the pack in appointing women to boards

A new report suggests small- and mid-cap companies have some catching up to do

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Canadian bank earnings under threat from Covid-19

The outbreak is hurting the global economy — and oil prices in particular

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Stock markets plunge on new coronavirus angst and U.S. election uncertainty

S&P/TSX composite index closed down 225.54 points on Thursday

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Big banks fall behind in serving small businesses

Credit unions and regional banks beat out the Big Five on small business customer satisfaction

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North American stock markets rally in aftermath of interest rate cuts

The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 355.91 points

Investment entities need to improve disclosure practices: CSA

Global banks’ climate disclosure short on detail: Moody’s

Banks mull climate risks but provide little financial data

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Bank of Canada cuts key rate to 1.25% amid coronavirus concerns

The central bank called Covid-19 "a material negative shock'' to the country's economic outlook

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Volatility, virus to impact Wall Street revenues: Fitch

The coronavirus will negatively affect big banks' capital markets revenues, Fitch Ratings says

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Covid-19 to trigger pandemic bond payouts: DBRS

Funds will help developed markets combat the outbreak

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Consumer insolvencies surge in January

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North American stock markets rally on growing rate cut expectations

The S&P/TSX composite index closed up almost 2% on Monday

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Canadians are split on what to do with cash

Plus, almost one-fifth say they'll never be out of debt

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Rate cut needed as virus fears mount: economists

Markets are expecting the Bank of Canada to act starting with a rate decision on Wednesday

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Coronavirus poses a dual threat to global insurers

Industry faces higher claims and negative market impacts

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TSX flirts with correction territory, posts worst week since 2008

The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 454.39 points on Friday

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Economic growth slowed to 0.3% in Q4: StatsCan

As a result, the central bank could cut its trendsetting rate next week

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Trading halted early on Toronto Stock Exchange on technical issue as markets fall

The TSX was down 1.9% by the time the market closed


Speculative-grade defaults to diminish: Moody’s

The rating agency sees Canada's default rate declining amid stronger corporate liquidity

TSX gains in 2020 wiped away after fourth triple digit decline in a row

S&P/TSX composite index closed down 135.45 points on Wednesday

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Softer stress tests could stoke risks: Fitch

A new report suggests that easing housing market curbs could boost banks' credit risks


Coronavirus could prompt coordinated rate cuts

Flu pandemics are a better comparison for COVID-19 than SARS, a CIBC report says

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TSX has worst day since 2015 in bloodbath on concerns about coronavirus

The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 2.2% on Tuesday