Saturday, October 23, 2021

S&P/TSX composite rises to highest level in a month on broad-based rally

October 14, 2021 3:46 pm TORONTO — Strong U.S. earnings and supportive economic data powered North American stock markets higher with Canada's main index hitting a one-month high. Although there weren't...

Tech, materials sectors help lift S&P/TSX composite higher despite energy dip

October 13, 2021 3:56 pm TORONTO — A broad-based rally led by the technology and materials sectors helped to lift Canada's main stock index midweek even though a dip in...

Venture fund aims to unleash the power of female capital in the agri-tech space

October 10, 2021 9:06 am CALGARY — For proof that female entrepreneurs face unique challenges compared to their male counterparts, one need look no further than Katie Wilson. The entrepreneur and...

S&P/TSX composite posts best day since June after temporary U.S. debt-ceiling truce

October 7, 2021 3:51 pm TORONTO — Canada's main stock index posted its strongest day in more than four months following a temporary truce in the U.S. debt-ceiling standoff that...

S&P/TSX composite falls to 11-week low despite energy gains as oil peaks above US$78

October 4, 2021 4:11 pm TORONTO — A big drop in the technology sector led Canada's main stock index to fall to its lowest level since July even as energy...

North American stock markets end losing week by bouncing back to start October

October 1, 2021 4:01 pm TORONTO — A positive start to October helped North American stock markets to mitigate deep losses for the week as a potential new COVID-19 drug...

S&P/TSX composite snaps seven-month winning streak with September dip

September 30, 2021 4:26 pm TORONTO — Canada's main stock indexed ended a seven-month winning streak and scored its largest monthly decline since last October despite hefty gains in the...

Energy prices power S&P/TSX composite higher, U.S. stock markets mixed

September 27, 2021 4:11 pm TORONTO — Energy helped to power Canada's main stock index higher to start the week as crude oil prices rose to a near three-month high...

Ontario public accounts show spending increase, relief from COVID supports

September 24, 2021 2:16 pm TORONTO — Ontario reported a record spending increase in the first fiscal year of the pandemic but that figure was still lower than anticipated, prompting...

Fed’s positive economic outlook moves S&P/TSX composite higher for third straight day

September 23, 2021 4:21 pm TORONTO — A positive economic and employment outlook by the U.S. Federal Reserve propelled North American stock markets higher for a third straight day and...

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Cornet scores 2 for Burnley in draw at Southampton

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Maxwel Cornet scored twice for Burnley to salvage a point in a 2-2 draw at Southampton...

Class action certified alleging harm from extended solitary confinement in N.L. jails

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court judge has certified a class action lawsuit alleging harm from...

Wilson’s overhead kick earns Newcastle draw at Palace in EPL

October 23, 2021 12:16 pm LONDON (AP) — Callum Wilson’s goal from an overhead kick rescued a 1-1 draw for Newcastle at Crystal Palace but...