Markets that are getting accustomed to errors by exchanges and trading computers had to contend with mistakes in an economic indicator today.
Canadian stocks rose for a fifth day as losses among telecommunications companies were overshadowed by gains in mining and industrial companies.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rose as optimism that the Federal Reserve will continue to support the U.S. economy overshadowed a drop in Internet stocks led by Yahoo! Inc. and Groupon Inc.
Canadian stocks fell for the first time in four days, as unrest in Egypt and a political crisis in Portugal roiled global markets.
Canadian stocks rose as Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. rebounded from yesterday’s decline and auto-parts makers and technology companies climbed.
Ithaca Energy Inc.’s shareholders are poised to secure a 70 percent windfall by enticing companies from Korea National Oil Corp. to EnQuest Plc with the promise of the cheapest oil in the North Sea.
Canadian stocks fell, paring the best weekly rally in a month for the benchmark equity index, as declines in health-care and technology companies overshadowed better-than-forecast growth in retail sales.
Rona Inc. will decide this year whether to sell big-box stores outside Quebec as Canada’s largest home-improvement retailer revamps after rejecting a takeover bid from Lowe’s Cos.
"You want to buy companies that have that currency leverage."
- Irwin Michael on Aug 14, 2014