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North American markets take a breather Monday in advance of heavy earnings week

July 26, 2021 3:46 pm TORONTO — North American stock markets were relatively quiet Monday in advance of a flood of earnings reports from major U.S. and Canadian companies expected...

S&P/TSX composite index falls on pressure from materials, U.S. markets up slightly

July 22, 2021 4:11 pm TORONTO — Canada's main stock index fell after a mixed day that saw losses in materials and healthcare stocks, while U.S markets had gained slightly. Allan...

North American stock markets rally after two days of heavy losses

July 20, 2021 4:36 pm TORONTO — North American stock markets finished strong on Tuesday as they rebound from a sharp sell-off that was sparked by concerns around COVID-19 variants...

North American stock markets plunge on rising COVID-19 cases and crude oil price drop

July 19, 2021 4:11 pm TORONTO — Canadian and U.S markets experienced a broad-based decline Monday as concerns around rising COVID-19 cases and dropping oil prices led Canada's main stock...

S&P/TSX composite edges higher, U.S. markets mixed

July 15, 2021 4:11 pm TORONTO — Canada's main stock index edged higher Thursday on gains from consumer staples and metals as investors made defensive moves ahead of a possible...

S&P/TSX composite edges lower on lower crude prices, U.S. stock markets up

July 12, 2021 3:51 pm TORONTO — Canada's main stock index diverged from its U.S. peers ahead of a busy week with the Bank of Canada expected to taper stimulus...

North American stock markets rebound to end week slightly higher; loonie rises

July 9, 2021 4:26 pm TORONTO — North American stock markets rebounded from Thursday's steep losses to end the week slightly positive while the loonie got a lift from a...

North American stock markets fall on concerns about slowdown in recovery

July 8, 2021 4:01 pm TORONTO — Canada's main stock index suffered its worst day in more than four months and U.S. markets fell as bond yields dropped again on...

S&P/TSX composite sets new record as crude surpasses US$76 a barrel

July 5, 2021 4:01 pm TORONTO — Canada's main stock index set a new high to start the trading week as the energy sector was driven higher by crude oil...

TSX starts second half of year in record territory after explosive start to 2021

July 2, 2021 4:11 pm TORONTO — Canada's main stock index started off the second half of the year in record territory as U.S. jobs gains point to a strong...

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